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Discover a range of research articles and personal finance resources from the team at money.co.uk

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The best apps for managing your finances

Money.co.uk has put together a useful guide to help you discover the best apps to help you manage your money, from keeping track of your cash, making money and boosting your credit rating.

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Video calling Santa this holiday season

Kids can’t meet Santa in 2020, so we found the best places and services to virtually call Santa from at the North Pole. Explore our guide for more information on which states have the best internet and broadband speeds.

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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 money.co.uk studied the official and unofficial Disney Princesses to estimate how much their jewellery would cost in the real world.

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The Age of the First Time Buyer | Money.co.uk

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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The Dirty Delivery Report

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

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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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How to get ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020

Waiting for Black Friday to get a jump on your Christmas shopping? This guide can help you prepare and avoid the chaos by shopping like a pro.

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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 money.co.uk have investigated how much previous and this year's contestants could earn with their increased social following.

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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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Cycling to work

With more people returning to work, the consumer spending experts at money.co.uk have put together a helpful guide on cycling to work and the schemes available.

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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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Sustainable shopping on a budget

The consumer spending experts at money.co.uk 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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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 money.co.uk have investigated and created a degree valuation calculator to reveal the results

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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, money.co.uk 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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Coronavirus: your annual leave rights

We explain your rights if your employer asks you to take annual leave during coronavirus.

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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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The wedding music formula for the perfect dance floor filler

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

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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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