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What's the best way to cash-in spare change?

Whether you have recently unearthed a mine of coppers from the back of your sofa or have been saving loose change for years, cashing it in can give your wallet a welcome boost. Find out the best way to switch your pennies for pounds.

How does the State Pension work?

The State Pension is not the same for everyone, and understanding how much you get can be confusing. Here is how the State Pension works and what it could pay you.

How to start share dealing

Before you begin to buy and sell shares you need to know the costs, and if there are any ways to save money. Here is how to start share dealing and what costs to look out for.

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What is income protection insurance?

If you were unable to work due to an accident, sickness or redundancy, how long would your savings cover your living costs? Here is how income protection could support you.

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Should you get income protection?

If you couldn't work due to an accident, sickness or redundancy, you may need to support yourself financially for a long period of time. Here is how income protection could help.

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How to claim on income protection

If you have to stop working due to an accident, illness or redundancy, you should start your income protection claim as soon as possible. Here is what you need to do.

icon representing Money’s news article comments: Treasury confirms new Innovative Finance ISA

Hannah Maundrell, Editor in Chief at, comments on the 2015 Summer Budget announcement that a new Innovative Finance ISA will be introduced in April 2016.

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Shoppers could face cashier carnage from the 5th October

Forgetful shoppers could face a bill of £100 million between now and Christmas if they don't 'bring a bag'.

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Measly interest rates lead consumers to fritter away £73 million of savings a month

One in five savers admits to saving less, or not at all, in the last 12 months — largely due to minimal returns.

£50 fine will not stop one in five drivers smoking in their vehicle

61% of drivers admit they smoke with passengers on board, this affects over 300,000 children under four.


Which life insurance policy is right for you?

Choosing the right policy depends on how long you need cover for, the payout amount and how you want it paid. Here is how to get the best life insurance policy for your needs.


The most important insurance you probably don't have

You may be used to sorting out cover for your car, home, pet, gadgets and more, but have you forgotten to sort out the most important insurance?