Tools & Calculators

Our tools and calculators can help you manage your finances. Whether it's deciding on taking a mortgage payment holiday, how to budget for gifts for family and friends, or how much you should spend on an engagement ring.

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Broadband experts reveal the most talked about Christmas advert of the year

Our broadband comparison experts have analysed the social sentiment across this year’s retailers Christmas adverts to understand the publics reactions

Which universities have the most self-made women billionaires alumni?

Personal finance experts at have researched Hurun's Richest Self-Made Women & Forbes' Richest Self-Made Women in the World list to determine which country’s universities boast the most alumni.

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Revealed: Best value mince pies

Christmas is just around the corner and the supermarkets have stocked up on our favourite festive treats. With this in mind, we have analysed the price and ingredients of mince pies across large UK supermarkets, to reveal the best value mince pies of 2020.

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The most heart pumping car films revealed

Using heart monitor technology we analysed some of the world’s most prolific car scenes to a test audience of 100 people, to find the most scientifically exhilarating movie races ever filmed.

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Retro tech - the cost of iconic devices through the decades

With the recent launch of the newest generations of Xbox and PlayStation gaming consoles causing a spending frenzy, the personal finance experts at comparison site have delved into the nation's passion for gaming technology.

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The Age of the First Time Buyer |

We take a look at the average age of a first time buyer across 25 countries, and the average price of the property available to buy there.

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Kingdom of jewels; how much would gemstones fit for a princess really cost?

Working in collaboration with Purely Diamonds, the home insurance experts at studied the official and unofficial Disney Princesses to estimate how much their jewellery would cost in the real world.

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Revealed: The world’s most searched for Christmas films

We analysed the number of online searches made for over 30 popular modern and classic Christmas movies to reveal the most popular festive film around the world.

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The Dirty Delivery Report

As online shopping sales continue to rise, the experts at have investigated the environmental impact of delivery companies across the UK.

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Revealed: The anatomy of successful mobile phone apps's mobile experts have conducted a study to reveal the “anatomy” of successful mobile apps.

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Discover the UK and USA's most picture perfect retirement homes

When it comes to claiming your pension, why not do it in style? has ranked the most aesthetically pleasing retirement homes in the UK and the USA.

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The 2020 Renovation Nation Report reveals which areas of their properties homeowners have been upgrading under lockdown

With lockdown restrictions keeping most of us indoors, homeowners have been busy upgrading their homes to make them more comfortable and usable while working from home. Some have used personal loans, money from their holiday fund or have remortgaged to fund the renovations.

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How much do celebrity property conversions actually cost?

An insight into how much underground tunnels and infinity swimming pools actually cost celebrities and how this can affect the long term selling price or their homes.

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The Most Searched-For Male Grooming Questions of 2020

Our personal finance experts analysed 5,300 UK Google searches to find out what’s on the minds of UK men when it comes to skincare and grooming.

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What’s the best city to live in based on your diet?

Compare the cost of living for vegans and vegetarians around the world with this easy-to-use calculator revealing vegan cooking classes, speciality restaurants and food costs on a UK energy comparison site.

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Broadband Housing Index | compare internet speeds and house prices

Find out the impact of broadband speed on house prices. The broadband checker reveals the best places for fast home broadband in 50 states across the USA.

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OK Commuter: How much workers could save by ditching the daily commute

With more people than ever working from home, how much money could motorists stand to save by ditching the rat race for good?

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Most successful celebrity chefs, revealed

Which celebrity chefs around the world are the most successful?

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Are these the fittest influencers on Earth?

This year the 2020 CrossFit Games have been split into two stages: an online competition and in-person finals in California. With many of the athletes streaming their workouts online, the broadband experts at were keen to find out how much this year’s competitors could earn from their social media following.

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How much could bake-off contestants have made through Instagram?

With The Great British Bake Off returning to our screens this Autumn, the personal finance experts at have investigated how much previous and this year's contestants could earn with their increased social following.

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Pocket Money Saving Tool - How much should you be paying your child for household chores?

Use's Pocket Money Saving Tool to compare your child’s pocket money allowance with the rest of the UK and also find out the average amount they should be given in pocket money for completing household chores.

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10 things you could be doing that invalidate your home insurance reveals 10 simple things that could actually stop you from being able to claim on your home insurance.

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In-App Spending: The hidden costs of ‘free’ apps

Many apps and games which are free to download make their revenue from a litany of in-app purchases. has discovered what proportion of ‘free’ apps on the Google Play Store have the potential for hidden costs.

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The Kinder Cars Index | Get around while reducing your impact on the planet

Whether you’re looking for a car that’s leather free or has low emissions, these are the top 50 cars that mindful motorists should consider.

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Concession Recession: The lost revenue of football stadiums

With the announcement that sports fans will be able to return to their seats later this year, albeit with reduced attendances, took a look at how much franchises are set to lose at the concession stand.

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Revealed: The UK's Most Family-Friendly Streaming Service 2020

Broadband experts rank the best and worst streaming service for families, based on price, functionality, and selection. And it's not Disney+...

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The make believe mortgage - how much would you have to spend to live in homes from films, TV and games?

If have you ever wondered how much it would cost to own some of tv, film and gaming's most iconic homes then wonder no more. Our new mortgage guide reveals what the cost of owning some of the most recognisable properties in the world would be...

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Shop now, stress later: generation debt trap revealed

Are Buy Now Pay Later services enticing shoppers into a dangerous cycle of unmanageable debt? The consumer spending experts at have investigated consumers' relationships with BNPL services to find out if shoppers are being tempted into taking on unsustainable debt, without fully realising the risk.

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Pole Position: the best drivers in Formula 1 history revealed

From Nino Farino to Lewis Hamilton, car insurance experts crunched the numbers to find the greatest drivers of all time

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Spoons Savings: The hidden costs of a pre flight meal

Following the reopening of countries across Europe, almost 7.5 million Brits plan to go on holiday this year. As holiday-makers flock to airports to head off on a long-awaited summer holiday, has looked at the hidden costs associated with travel.

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A guide to spreading the cost of Christmas and where to make the best savings

While shopping for Christmas so early might feel a little strange to the uninitiated, our experts reveal how it really could shave hundreds of pounds from the total cost of your Christmas wish-list.

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What will the future hold for the great British high street?

With effects of COVID-19 restrictions impacting the high street, our consumer spending experts predict what the future of the high street could look like

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The 2020 safecation report

As lockdown restrictions began to be eased, bookings for staycation holidays surged in popularity. With this in mind, the consumer spending experts at have mapped out the perfect locations for a safe staycation in the new 2020 Safecation Report.

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Lockdown legacy best savings calculator | work out how much you could save

The personal finance experts at have developed a best savings calculator to reveal how much you could save if you stick to your lockdown savings habits.

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Sustainable shopping on a budget

The consumer spending experts at have put together a guide on sustainable shopping on a budget to help you make greener choices without breaking the bank.

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The 2020 high street report

As coronavirus closures mean that the high street will look very differently by the end of 2020, the consumer spending experts at investigate the iconic high street's past, present and potential future in the 2020 High Street Report.

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As lockdown measures begin to be lifted, reveals the top London pubs to enjoy a socially distanced drink

As lockdown measures begin to be lifted, has analysed the top 30 hot spots in London for your first socially distanced pub visit.

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Value My Degree | Degree Valuation Calculator

What's the true value of a university degree and does having one impact on future earnings and happiness? The experts at have investigated and created a degree valuation calculator to reveal the results

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As spending for Father's Day 2020 is set to fall by 30%, personal finance experts offer budgeting tips

After months of lockdown and with social distancing measures continuing, has the way we plan to celebrate changed? Research from reveals what a socially distanced Father's Day means for the UK.

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Brand-a-Lust: Revealing The UK’s Top Lockdown Brands

The unexpected brands we’ve been loving the most during lockdown.

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The most popular cosmetic procedures in Europe, according to Google searches.

We analysed the most searched for cosmetic surgeries across 31 countries, to determine the most popular procedures in Europe.

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How to use interest free credit cards to book a holiday

Going on holiday is one of life’s great pleasures but paying for it can be a challenge. Especially if you don’t have the savings to pay up front. An interest free credit card lets you spread the cost of your holiday over several months, so you can enjoy some hassle-free sunshine without delay.

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How to manage your hay fever and plan a low-allergen garden

As parks reopen and people continue to take full advantage of their garden, has put together a guide to creating a low allergen garden and help hay fever suffers to manage allergy flare ups while enjoying the warm weather.

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Shared parental leave calculator

If you're a parent or a parent to be, it is important to work out your finances to see what maternity, paternity, or shared parental leave pay you may be entitled to. Use our shared parental leave calculator to find out how much time you can afford to take off based on your financial situation.

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Currency in colour: a visual guide to 157 banknotes around the world

We analysed 157 of the world's banknotes currently in circulation, looking at their colour, characters, buildings and animals to discover the DNA of our world currency

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The 2020 key worker nation report

Inspired by the heroic efforts of key workers across, the 2020 key worker nation report reveals which roles the UK is searching for the most.

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The UK’s best deals for all key workers revealed

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

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New Year, Old Debt

More than half of UK adults will head into 2020 with debt of up to £10,000

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National price hike day

National Price Hike Day is the day Brits will be hit with a raft of inflation-busting price hikes and many of those day-to-day activities will now cost people more.

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The Gifting Calculator - How Much Should You Spend on a Gift?

Explore the nation's spending habits by region. Calculate how much to save each month to cover all your gifts this year with our handy Gifting Calculator

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The Engagement Ring Cost Calculator

Discover how much you can afford to spend on an engagement ring with our new calculator

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Sustainable Living Calculator

Use our new sustainable living calculator to discover the impact you can have on the environment by switching to greener alternatives.

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Work out your walkies | Lockdown dog walk calculator

The coronavirus lockdown affects all areas of our lives - including our ability to walk our dogs. Use this calculator to find out how many laps of your garden you need to walk to give your pet the exercise they need.

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The wedding music formula for the perfect dance floor filler

A new study from has revealed the number one hit guaranteed to get guests on the dance floor, according to science. Find out more here.