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Money insights

Latest insights into what's going on behind the headlines, and what you can do to make your cash work harder for you from the money.co.uk team:

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24 March 2023

The ISAs you need to know about ahead of the new tax year

Your annual ISA allowance runs out on April 6, so if you’re planning to use more of yours before it disappears, here’s what you need to know

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23 March 2023

Why the Bank of England keeps raising rates

We thought this might be the one, the first time since 2021, that the Bank of England didn’t raise interest rates. It wasn’t.

And when will it stop
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17 March 2023

Help to Save scheme extended - here’s how it can help you

You could get an extra £600 added to your savings by the government after just two years.

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10 March 2023

What is a savings tracker account and how does it work?

As the base rate rose for the tenth consecutive time last month, we look at whether a savings tracker account is a smart move.

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08 March 2023

The rise of notice savings accounts and how they can help you earn more

Interest rates on notice savings accounts are now nearly four times higher than last year

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03 March 2023

The top children’s savings accounts offering up to 5% interest

Relax this Mother’s Day knowing you’ve found the best way to save for your child’s future.

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Latest guides

See our most recently published comprehensive guides to money matters across all categories:

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09 May 2023

Travel money: the basics you need to know

Spending abroad is simple when you understand which currency to use and how to exchange your money. This guide gives you the basics to get started.

More on travel money basics
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11 March 2022

How to save petrol while driving

With petrol and diesel prices hitting all time highs in the UK, we’ve tracked down some of the people who are managing to almost double the distance they can drive on a full tank to share their secrets.

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20 January 2022

Top 10 Warren Buffett Quotes on Investments

When it comes to investing, we could take a little inspiration from stock market legend, Warren Buffet. We've rounded up Warren Buffett's top 10 quotes to help you share some of that wealth of knowledge.

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17 December 2021

10 ways to get your Christmas shopping for free

Christmas can be an expensive time of year, but luckily there are ways to save money. Here's how to get your Christmas shopping for free.

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30 November 2021

How do I get my money back if a company goes bust?

There are legal rights in place for consumers if a business closes down. Find out what they are and how they protect you and your money.

Who you need to call first
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27 November 2021

What are your holiday cancellation rights?

If you need to cancel your holiday it is important to know where you stand before you speak to your travel agent or insurer. Here are your rights for cancelling your trip.

When you can - and can't - claim

Research and reports

At money.co.uk we don't just report the news, we also carry out our own research and investigations to help make better sense of personal finance. Here are our latest reports:

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14 October 2021

Hospitality workers accuse bosses of keeping tips for themselves

More than half of hospitality workers in the UK say their bosses lie about tips, according to new research by leading price comparison site money.co.uk.

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13 October 2021

How to plan for half term without breaking the bank

For those in full time work, the cost of childcare alone can be a massive financial strain, and that’s not even counting half term activities. If you’re looking for fun and free ways to keep your kids busy this half-term, you should check out what services your council provides.

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23 September 2021

FSPS report reveals employer pension contributions down by 5%

Now is the time to review your pension options to make sure your chosen scheme is setting you up in the best possible way for retirement.

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07 September 2021

Ultimate fresher finance guide

Our personal finance experts share several tips and tricks you can use to ensure you have fun during Freshers, while also maintaining a healthy bank balance and preparing for any potential disruption.

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23 July 2021

How to stop your ex ruining your credit score

Breakups can be difficult when finances are involved and often money is one of the most contentious of issues between you and your ex-partner. Money.co.uk share several simple steps to ease the process of financial separation and keep yourself protected.

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22 July 2021

Local Council Support: What you can get from your local authority for free

Money.co.uk highlights what you can receive from your local authority for free such as a variety of different services, support schemes and freebies.

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