Personal finance

Santander launches new bank account – is it any good?
Bank accounts

Santander launches new bank account – is it any good?

Santander’s new accounts gives you up to £20 cashback a month and 4% interest rate on savings.
25 Nov 2022
Will energy prices go down in 2023?
Personal finance

Will energy prices go down in 2023?

The Energy Price Guarantee will now be extended, but how much will your gas and electricity cost you in 2023?
24 Nov 2022
Have you been scammed? UK police to send out 70,000 text messages to scam victims
Personal finance

Have you been scammed? UK police to send out 70,000 text messages to scam victims

70,000 scam victims will get a text from police as part of anti-fraud operation today and tomorrow - if you get one, take action
24 Nov 2022
Avios points: time running out to bag thousands of bonus points
Personal finance

Avios points: time running out to bag thousands of bonus points

You can help yourself to thousands of extra Avios points, slashing the cost of your next trip, by signing up to bonus deals from the likes of American…
23 Nov 2022
The best credit cards with 0% on purchases – November 2022
Credit cards

The best credit cards with 0% on purchases – November 2022

0% credit cards are a great way to spread the cost of big purchases - we flag the best deals available now.
22 Nov 2022
Four money apps to help your cut your spending
Personal finance

Four money apps to help your cut your spending

These four money apps will help you cut your bills, cancel unwanted subscriptions, grow your savings, and even file your tax return.
22 Nov 2022
Fan heater vs oil heater – which is cheaper?
Personal finance

Fan heater vs oil heater – which is cheaper?

Sales of portable heaters have soared, as households look to cut their energy costs. But which is better: a fan heater or an oil heater? We put them t…
21 Nov 2022
What is fiscal drag?
Too embarrassed to ask

What is fiscal drag?

How can politicians raise more tax revenue, without damaging their political popularity too badly? One way is by using “fiscal drag”. Here's what that…
18 Nov 2022
How much tax will you pay after the Autumn Statement?
Tax

How much tax will you pay after the Autumn Statement?

Changes to income tax, capital gains tax and dividend tax were among the announcements made by Jeremy Hunt in his Autumn Budget - but what will it mea…
18 Nov 2022
Triple lock to stay: how will it affect your pension?
State pensions

Triple lock to stay: how will it affect your pension?

Triple lock looks set to stay, but what it is and what does it mean for your retirement income?
18 Nov 2022
Buying vs renting: as mortgage rates rise, which is cheaper?
Property

Buying vs renting: as mortgage rates rise, which is cheaper?

In the UK, buying a home has traditionally been the preferred option over renting. But is that still true? Rebecca Goodman asks: which makes more sen…
18 Nov 2022
Autumn Budget: what does it mean for your finances?
Budget

Autumn Budget: what does it mean for your finances?

From tax threshold freezes, changes to dividend allowances and energy help – what does the Autumn Budget mean for you?
17 Nov 2022
Autumn Statement: Energy Price Guarantee extended – but will not be as generous
Personal finance

Autumn Statement: Energy Price Guarantee extended – but will not be as generous

Hunt will extend the Energy Price Guarantee, which was due to end in April 2023. But, the support will be significantly lower. Here’s everything you n…
17 Nov 2022
Inheritance tax threshold capped until 2028
Inheritance tax

Inheritance tax threshold capped until 2028

Hunt confirms IHT freeze in today’s Autumn Statement. What does it mean for you?
17 Nov 2022
Stamp duty cuts will stay, but only until 2025. How much will you save?
Stamp duty

Stamp duty cuts will stay, but only until 2025. How much will you save?

Hunt: Stamp duty announced in the September mini-Budget will end in 2025, chancellor Hunt has revealed. What does this mean for homebuyers?
17 Nov 2022
ONS: house prices stalled in September
House prices

ONS: house prices stalled in September

ONS shows UK house price growth did not change between August and September - but are prices falling?
16 Nov 2022
What is inflation and how will it affect you?
Inflation

What is inflation and how will it affect you?

There has been much talk of inflation recently. But what exactly is it and what does it mean for our money?
16 Nov 2022
Childcare costs: how to save hundreds on childcare costs
Personal finance

Childcare costs: how to save hundreds on childcare costs

The average price of full-time childcare for a baby or toddler has hit £14,000 a year – and experts predict that fees could go much higher in the comi…
16 Nov 2022
UK inflation hits 41-year high of 11.1%
Inflation

UK inflation hits 41-year high of 11.1%

The rising costs of energy and food have pushed the figure up to its highest level since 1981.
16 Nov 2022
The best business bank accounts – November 2022
Small business

The best business bank accounts – November 2022

A crucial element of running any business is ensuring you select the right bank account. We’ve rounded up the best business bank accounts to help you …
15 Nov 2022
What could be in the Autumn Statement?
Budget

What could be in the Autumn Statement?

Jeremy Hunt will reveal his first Autumn Statement as chancellor on Thursday, 17 November. From pensions and inheritance tax to income tax and capital…
14 Nov 2022
US stimulus checks – will you get one?
US Economy

US stimulus checks – will you get one?

To help fight high inflation and financial hardships, some US states have started to send stimulus checks to support residents. Here’s what you need t…
14 Nov 2022
7 common pension scams to look out for
Pensions

7 common pension scams to look out for

Pension scams are on the rise and fraudsters are becoming more inventive.
14 Nov 2022
The best packaged bank accounts
Bank accounts

The best packaged bank accounts

Packaged bank accounts can offer great value with useful additional perks – but get it wrong and you could be out of pocket.
11 Nov 2022