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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.

Is it safe to buy from ticket resale sites?

If you are not able to buy tickets direct from the venue, you need to be extremely careful you do not get ripped off. Here is what you need to know.

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I think I've been scammed, what do I do?

Don't panic. If you think you've been a victim of fraud, these simple steps can help you protect yourself and stop fraudsters in their tracks.

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What is the best way to spend abroad?

Spending money overseas can end up costing you a fortune in fees and charges, so find out what options you have and which is the cheapest for your trip.

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What is fintech?

Monzo, Bitcoin and Kickstarter are all fintech companies. They use technology to improve your financial services. But what is fintech and what does it mean for your money?

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What is a packaged current account?

You can get rewards with some bank accounts for a monthly fee. The benefits can be cost effective and convenient, but only if it is the cheapest option. Here is how to check.

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How to complain about your internet, phone or TV provider

If your mobile phone, internet, landline or digital TV provider doesn't give you the service you expect, you'll want to get things sorted as soon as possible. Here's how to escalate things if they won't help.

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Would you switch banks for cashback on your debit card?

Credit cards have offered cashback for many years but now debit cards are joining the party. So how does debit card cashback work and should you switch your current account to cash in?

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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 you need to know about car warranties

A warranty could help with the cost of fixing your car, but how do they work and what do they cover? Here is what you need to know about car warranties.

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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 graduate account should you get?

If you have graduated and do not have a student account, or have one that lost its free overdraft and benefits, here is how to get the best graduate bank account.

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What are direct debits and standing orders?

They are automatic payments from your bank account. They can stop you missing a payment and take away the hassle of paying manually. Here is how they work and when you can use them.

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