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How to build your own house

Many of us dream of building our own home, and while it is not the right option for everyone, self building could be an affordable way for you to get your ideal property. Yet fail to plan properly and you face the risk of financial ruin.

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.

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.

Can you keep money accidentally paid into your bank account?

We all dream of receiving an unexpected windfall, but if you did receive an erroneous payment into your bank account - would you ever be able to keep it?

Summer Budget 2015: A 3 minute summary

George Osborne has delivered his first Conservative majority budget to a packed House of Commons, and his first since the 2015 Coalition Budget in March. We explain how the key announcements affect your finances.

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?

How to get help with vet bills

Keeping your pet fit and healthy can cost you a lot, especially if something unexpected happens when it's quite possible to be faced with a vets bill amounting to thousands of 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.

Is now the time to ditch your landline?

With the cost of landline packages creeping up, cancelling your home phone entirely could seem like a good way to save cash. We look at whether the time has come to get rid of your landline once and for all.

How to get a fair financial divorce settlement

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

Should you invest in a buy-to-let property?

Investing in property is still a great way to make your money work for you, but as attractive as it may seem, getting a buy to let property is not a one-way ticket to riches. We take a closer look at the pros and cons.

Should you haggle with your mobile phone provider?

If you're looking to upgrade your phone or your contract, haggling with your mobile phone provider can help make sure you get the best deal. We look at how to give yourself the best chance of bagging a bargain.