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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.

Direct debit rules: FAQs

Using a direct debit can be a convenient and hassle-free way to pay your bills, leaving the company you're paying to do all the leg work. Here we answer all your most common direct debit questions...

New compulsory car insurance laws: how to stay legal

Changes to motor insurance laws mean that you will need to be extra careful that you are not caught out. Here is what you need to know.

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.

How to claim for mis sold insurance

If you've been mis sold insurance you could be able to claim compensation to replace the money you've forked out unnecessarily. Here's how to claim your money back from the banks so you're not left out of pocket.

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 you claim winter fuel payments?

In winter, getting all the financial help you're entitled to is essential if it's going to help you stay warm. If you're 62 or over, you can claim up to 300 in a winter fuel allowance - here's how.

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

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

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 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.

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.

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.