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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 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.

Lending to friends? Make sure you get your money back

Deciding whether to help a friend or family member financially can be tricky, especially if you are worried whether they can afford to repay it. Here is how to protect your money when a friend in need comes calling.

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.

12 things to do before you move house

Moving home is one of the most stressful and financially draining things you can do, so here are our top 12 things to arrange before moving day to make your life easier.

Is Amazon Prime worth it?

For 79 a year, Amazon Prime offers one-day delivery, music and instant video streaming and multiple extra features for customers, but does it offer good value?

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 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.

Should I buy a house or keep renting?

There are undeniable benefits to buying your own home, but getting on the property ladder can be hugely expensive, too. We weigh up the pros and cons of buying vs renting to help you decide which is better in the long run.

Are Premium Bonds a safe investment or waste of time?

We have examined Premium Bonds to help you determine whether the 100% safe, government-backed bonds are worthy of your savings or if your money would be better placed elsewhere.

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.

When does your car need a SORN?

If you have a car you do not drive, you cannot leave it off the road without either insuring it or applying for a SORN. Here is what you need to know about declaring your car off the road.