Living guides

Our lifestyle and living guides contain a wealth of top tips to help you enjoy all those everyday luxuries and necessities whilst maximizing your budget for doing the things you love.

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What the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme means for you

The UK Government has implemented the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as part of its measures to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis. This guide explains the ins and outs of the plan.

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Is Amazon Prime worth it?

Amazon Prime costs £79 a year in the UK and offers one-day delivery, music and instant video streaming and more. But what exactly are the benefits, and are they good value for money?

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The UK’s best deals for all key workers revealed

The personal finance experts at money.co.uk have searched the internet and found the best deals available to ALL essential workers in our key worker discount database.

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Can you get coronavirus from your wallet?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has most of us practising social distancing and proper hygiene by washing our hands regularly and disinfecting surfaces in our homes to stem the spread of the virus.

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What are store cards & are they worth it?

Applying for a store card at your favourite shop might bag you a discount, but there could be a cheaper option. Here's how store cards work and what they cost.

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Lending to friends? Make sure you get your money back

It can be tempting to help out a friend by lending them money. But the most important thing is to be sure they can repay you. Otherwise, you could end up in financial trouble yourself.

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How to talk to children about money

Talking to children about money can make it easier for them to understand their finances when they're older. Here's 8 simple steps to get you started.

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How to use a credit card for your Christmas shopping

UK households typically increase their spending in December. If you plan to spend more money on Christmas this year, use a credit card to make it work for you.

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6 ways to protect your holiday if you book without a travel agent

Did you know that the way in which you book your holiday can have a dramatic effect on whether you're protected if something goes wrong? We show you how to make sure you get to go on your holiday one way or another!

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Is it ever worth playing the lottery?

We all know the odds are low, but somebody has to win - is it ever worth spending your money on a lottery ticket?

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What are my rights if my flight is cancelled because of airport strikes?

We explain everything you need to know about strike actions; from what to do if your flight is cancelled to making a refund claim.

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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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