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What's the best way to cash-in spare change?

Whether you have recently unearthed a mine of coppers from the back of your sofa or have been saving loose change for years, cashing it in can give your wallet a welcome boost. Find out the best way to switch your pennies for pounds.

How to write a cheque

Writing a cheque is becoming a dying art but still one you need to master. So whether it is to pay a bill or for a friend's birthday, here is how to write a cheque.

How do I gift money without being taxed?

"It's my money and I can do what I like with it," right? Wrong. There are a set of rules governing the 'gifting' of money - how much you give, how often and to whom determines if the gift will be liable for tax. Here is what you need to know.

How to get on the property ladder with no deposit

If you are not able to build a big enough deposit and starting to feel that owning your own home is just a pipe dream, do not despair. Here are several ways to get onto the property ladder without a hefty lump sum.

How to haggle down a house price

Here are 7 simple ways to haggle down the asking price so you can make big savings on your new home - even if you are not a natural at negotiating.

Can I insure a car if I'm not the registered keeper?

Driving someone else's car is a big responsibility so making sure you've got the right insurance is vital, but can you even insure a car if you're not the registered keeper? Here's what you need to know.

What's the best way to buy second-hand tickets?

If you've ever tried to buy tickets for a must see event, you'll know that it's not always easy to get them first time! If you're not quick you can easily miss out, but don't give up, there are still ways to get the tickets you want.

How to get a fair financial divorce settlement

Divorcing may be something you never thought you would experience, but even if it is unexpected you will need to protect your finances as well as your heart. We examine how to organise your finances through a divorce.

How do you claim tax back?

Paying tax is a fact of life for most of us, but it is surprisingly easy to pay too much and leave yourself out of pocket. Here is how to claim tax back from HMRC.

Top 10 iPhone 6 personal finance apps

The Apple iPhone 6 handsets are some of the most popular mobiles in the UK. Here's our top 10 innovative finance apps.

5 ways to check a website is legit

Worried a website is a wee bit dodgy? Sense a site is slightly suspicious? Here are 5 quick and easy ways to check if a website is legit.

Home schooling: good for your child & your finances?

A good education will teach your child all the life skills they need to succeed and set them up for the future. A home education can be just as rewarding as sending them to school, but does it make financial sense? We investigate.