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How to write a cheque

Writing cheques is a dying art, but you might need to master it if you pay a bill or send someone money for their birthday. Here is how to write a cheque without making a mistake that would make it unusable.

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What are current accounts? | money.co.uk

A bank account that lets you receive money from anyone, including your wages from your employer. You can also use it to pay bills, withdraw cash, spend on a card or make payments to other people. Here is how they work and how to get one.

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Will changing jobs stop you getting a mortgage?

Starting a new job could make getting accepted for a mortgage more difficult - even if you'll earn more. Here's why and what you can do about it.

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How to get your first mortgage

Getting on the property ladder is much easier if you know what help is available and where to find a mortgage. Here is everything you need to know about how to buy your first home.

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What does divorce mean for your mortgage?

Getting divorced or splitting up with your partner when you have an outstanding joint mortgage together can be difficult. Here are your options to make it less stressful.

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How do joint mortgages work?

You could get a larger mortgage if you buy a home with someone else. Here is everything you need to know about joint mortgages whether you want to buy with your partner, another person or a group.

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How to manage on a reduced salary during the coronavirus crisis

Workers across the country have found their pockets hit by the coronavirus crisis. This guide will help you save money and manage your budget with less cash coming in.

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What help do self-employed people get during the coronavirus crisis?

The UK Government has unveiled a scheme to help the millions of self-employed people in the UK left with reduced income during the coronavirus crisis. This guide will explain what you can get and how to get it.

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Should you get a prepaid card?

Prepaid cards come with several pros and cons, but they could be the best way of spending for you. Here is how to work out if you should get a prepaid card.

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How to get accepted for a credit card

Here is how to improve your chances of getting accepted for a credit card.

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How do travel prepaid cards work?

The right prepaid card could be the cheapest way to spend money or withdraw cash in another country. Here is everything you need to know about them and how to choose the right one.

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How to use a prepaid card

Once you have your new prepaid card, you can start using it to buy things and pay bills. Here is how to use and manage your account.