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Dan Base was a writer at money.co.uk.

Get more from high street loyalty schemes

Here's what you need to know to make the points you earn from the top 6 high street loyalty schemes go further

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Grants and funding for disabled students

Higher education opens up many opportunities, but also brings with it added financial worries; this is especially the case if you have a disability. We explain the help available to relieve the strain of being a student.

How to check if a company is legit, UK regulations, and how to avoid risking your money and data

If you are worried about the authenticity of a company, it is always worth doing some research. We look at how to check if a company is legit, UK rules, and how you can find out whether to trust a company or avoid them at all costs.

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How does credit scoring work?

Your credit score affects any application you make for credit from loans to mortgages to credit cards - but how exactly is your score worked out? We take a look at who decides your credit score and what you can do about it.

How much do festivals cost and what should you take?

Packing everything you need can really cut the cost of a music festival. Here is how much spending money you need and a checklist of what to bring.

How Section 21 and eviction work

Around 7 in every 10 notices served under Section 21 are rejected in court due to mistakes or improper conduct. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.

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How do offset mortgages work?

An offset mortgage is linked to your savings account and could save you money on interest. Here is how they work, who they suit and how much you could save.

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Should you get a long or short term mortgage?

When you get a mortgage you have to decide how long you need to pay it all off. Here is how to work out which is cheapest and how to make sure you can afford the term you choose.

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Should you rent or buy a home?

Buying your own home can be expensive but could save you money over the years. Renting offers less freedom to live by your own rules but more flexibility if you need to move. Here are the benefits of each and how to decide whether to rent or buy.

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A complete guide to mortgages

Choosing the right mortgage will help you buy a home and could save you thousands of pounds. Here is everything you need to know to find the right one for you.

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How to save up a mortgage deposit

Saving a mortgage deposit is your first step towards buying your own home. Here is how deposits work, how to save one and what help you can get.

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How do buy to let mortgages work?

If you want to invest in property and rent it out to someone else, you will need a buy to let mortgage. Here is everything you need to know about them.