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Why Tuesday is best day to book holiday

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Spend the weekend researching your next trip but when it comes to booking hold off until Tuesday morning to save money. We explain why.

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Blog: Is it selfish or financial sense to have one child?

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Is it selfish or financial sense to have one child? Mum-of-one and personal finance journalist Sue Hayward says money matters when it comes to raising a child.

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Where to buy your next buy-to-let property

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Southampton, Blackpool and Hull top the list of the most promising areas to purchase a buy-to-let property, according to research by HSBC.

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Spain & Portugal cheapest for holiday spending

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British holidaymakers will find their spending money goes furthest in Spain and Portugal this year, according to a new Post Office survey.

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The five best credit cards to use abroad

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With holiday season almost upon us, we look at some of the best credit cards to take abroad with you this year.

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How to pick the right 0% balance transfer credit card

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Interest-free balance transfer credit cards can save you money. Here’s how to pick the best card depending on how much you can afford to repay each month.

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How to clean up your credit report

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If you’re looking to apply for a credit card, loan, overdraft or mortgage, you need to ensure your credit report is in tip-top condition. Here's how to improve your score.

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Find your lost and unclaimed money

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It's easy to lose track of old bank and savings accounts, premium bonds, pensions and life insurance policies. Find your lost and unclaimed money.

 

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10 things you always wanted to know about credit cards

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From credit ratings to cashback, credit card jargon can often seem baffling. So to help you understand your plastic a little better, here are the answers to 10 frequently asked questions.

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Blog: Why is it so hard to get a mobile phone unlocked?

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If you want to switch networks, you may have to unlock your mobile phone. But this can be surprisingly complicated - and can cost, as Sue Hayward found.

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