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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New parents: What benefits do you get when you have a baby?

Whether you want to stay home to look after your new child or return to work and arrange childcare, any help you can get is worth investigating. Here's a look at what benefits and other help you can find.

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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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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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Free fertility treatment: how to play the NHS lottery

If you need fertility treatment and don't have oodles of cash to spare, it's likely you'll have to face the NHS postcode lottery. We explain why the treatment on offer depends on where you live and exactly what you should expect.

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How to separate your finances from your ex-partner

Breaking up is hard to do; but it can be made even harder when you have a mortgage, debts, or joint accounts with your partner. We take you through what you will need to consider to make the split as smooth as possible.

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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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Where to watch free films and TV online

Watching films and TV shows online can be cheap and convenient, but you could be breaking the law if you use dodgy websites. Here's where you can watch TV and films for free.

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8 ways to raise money for charity

Finding different ways to raise cash for a good cause can be fun and entertaining, as well as providing your chosen charity with some vital support. Here are 8 ideas for raising money for charity.

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