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What are the pros and cons of the Help to Buy scheme?

The Help to Buy scheme has been under the spotlight in recent months, with stories of happy new homeowners balanced with accusations that the scheme is distorting the housing market. But importantly, can it help you buy?

How to get a mortgage if you are an older borrower

If you are approaching or enjoying retirement but need or want to get a mortgage you may find that your options are somewhat limited. Here is how to find a mortgage if you are an older borrower.

I have a significant amount of cash: What's the best place for my money?

If you have inherited some money, received an unexpected windfall or saved up a tidy sum, knowing what to do with the money can be tricky. Here is what to do if you have a significant amount to invest.

How to insure yourself to drive someone else's car

If you want to drive a car you do not own, you will still need cover in place. Here is how to make sure you are insured to drive someone else's car.

What car insurance cover should you get?

You need a car insurance policy to drive on the roads, but you can choose the level of cover you get. Here is how to work out what cover is right for you.

What is the best way to spend abroad?

Spending money overseas can end up costing you a fortune in fees and charges, so find out what options you have and which is the cheapest for your trip.

What is the difference between Visa and MasterCard?

MasterCard and Visa do not issue credit, debit or prepaid cards but they do provide an important service when you spend. Here is what these companies do and how you can decide which one to use.

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 to use a money transfer credit card

You can repay a loan or overdraft by moving money from a credit card to your bank account - here is how a money transfer could save you thousands of pounds.

5 ways to check a website is legit

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

What is a unit trust?

A unit trust puts your money in the hands of an expert fund manager together with other investors. Here is what you need to know about unit trusts before you invest.

How to cash in your endowment policy

Are you wondering how to work out whether you should keep, sell or surrender your endowment policy for the best return? Here is a guide to deciding, plus a look at what to do to make sure you can still pay off your mortgage.