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Our guides show you the best ways to make your money go further and work harder. They contain all the latest financial information and are set out clearly to help you make smart decisions.

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.

House prices soar to record high of £254,606 in March, Halifax reports

House prices soar to record high of £254,606 in March, Halifax reports

House prices rose again in March, by 1.1% monthly and 6.5% annually according to Halifax, thanks to the extension of the stamp duty holiday and the continued recovery of the economy as the coronavirus pandemic pushed up demand for new homes.

What is a credit record?

It is a record of your financial history, including details of when you have borrowed money and the repayments you have made. Here is what else it shows.

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What is caravan insurance?

Caravan insurance can protect your caravan, holiday and belongings in case something goes wrong. Here is how it works and how to get the right policy for your caravan.

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Buying a second-hand electric vehicle

There are both financial and environmental benefits to buying a second-electric vehicle when looking to invest in a new car. The experts at money.co.uk have provided some guidance to help you assess if this is the right option for you.

What is breakdown cover?

Whether you drive every day or only occasionally, a breakdown policy gives you peace of mind that help is at hand should something go wrong. Here is how breakdown cover works.

How to afford car insurance as a new driver

Passing your driving test is a great reason to celebrate, but before you hit the road you need to be insured to legally drive. As inexperienced drivers are often charged high premiums, it pays to do your research before you buy a policy.

Should I buy additional legal cover on my car insurance policy?

Your car insurance policy will cover you against most costs, but what if you need to go to court following an accident? Legal cover could help — here is everything you need to know.

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How to start investing in shares

Has your savings rate got you looking for alternative ways to use your hard-earned money? Whether it's for long term growth or to generate income, investing in shares can be a profitable way to use your savings!

Diesel or petrol: which is best for you?

We weigh up the pros and cons of both types of fuels to help you decide which will be the most cost-efficient for your particular needs.

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Which current account should you get?

Choosing the right current account can save you money in fees, give you all the features you need or even earn you money in interest. Here is where to find the best account for your circumstances.

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What are rewards credit cards?

You can get rewards like shopping vouchers for just spending on some credit cards. Here is how they work and how to choose a card with the rewards you want.

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