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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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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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55% fear Budget will leave them worse off

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As many as 55 per cent of Brits fear they will be worse off after Wednesday's 2013 Budget announcement, with only six per cent confident of benefiting from changes, according to new research by Lloyds TSB.

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Top 10 car-buying regrets

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A third of motorists have bought a car they later regretted, according to new research. Here's the run-down of regrets - and ways you can avoid making the same mistakes.

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Borrowers clueless about credit ratings

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Many borrowers lack basic knowledge about how credit rating systems work and even what the ratings actually represent, according to new research by Confused.com.

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Top tips to get your finances back on track

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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.

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Blog: Top stress-busting gadgets

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We asked bloggers to write a post on what would be their ideal stress-busting gadget for 2013. Here’s our round-up of the best entries.

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Has tipping become a tax for customers?

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Tipping is a strange and bewildering custom. Knowing when to hand over extra money – and how much to give – can be extremely embarrassing. We explore tipping etiquette.

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