March marks the fourth anniversary of the Bank of England base rate hitting its record low of 0.5 per cent. We look at how interest rates have affected you in terms of savings, mortgages, loans and pensions.
Have your New Year’s money resolutions slipped already? Personal finance journalist Esther Shaw explains how to get your bank balance heading back in the right direction.
New mobile phone app OrSaveIt aims to turn you from an impulse buyer into an impulse saver. Money journalist Neil Faulkner looks at how it works.
Premium bonds are certainly popular, with many people regarding them as a safe way to gamble, says journalist and premium bonds holder Maria McCarthy. But are they worth it?
The majority of full-time workers saw their wages fall during the recent recession, new government figures reveal.
Many don’t like introductory bonus rates on savings accounts as it’s easy to forget when they run out – leaving customers earning a pitiful rate of interest. But there are pros, as we explain.
Whether it's the underwear drawer or under the floorboards one in five Brits keep the lion’s share of their spare money at home or in their cars, a new poll by Confused.com finds.
The British monarchy is steeped in history, tradition - and cost. The money the monarchy surrenders back to the government (from the Crown Estate) makes up for these costs, but the figures are significant.
Today, if you want a comfortable retirement, you need to plan well in advance and hope that you can save enough to generate the pension income you need.
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