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My month in money #4 (May 2022)

My month in money #4 (May 2022)

What I've actually done this month to be clever with my cash. There are a couple of thoughts behind this ... Read More
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Virgin Money hikes savings rate to 1.56% – but app and online banking crash

Mixed news for Virgin Money customers to start the month. Back in February Virgin Money shot to the top of ... Read More
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New £400 energy bill cut + further cost of living support: How to get it

New £400 energy bill cut + further cost of living support: How to get it

The Government has finally announced some support for ever-increasing energy bills. After a lot of pressure, and a prediction from ... Read More
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Premium Bond prize rate increases to 1.4%

Premium Bond prize rate increases to 1.4%

From the June draw you've got a better chance of winning. After months of base rate increases from the Bank ... Read More
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Cut the cost of using your mobile phone abroad

Cut the cost of using your mobile phone abroad

Don’t blow your holiday budget on your mobile bill. On a holiday to New York a few years ago I ... Read More
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Best before, use by and sell by dates – what’s the difference?

Make sure you're not wasting food by chucking it away. Do you throw out food when it reaches the date ... Read More
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Should you be sharing your TV streaming accounts?

Will you get in trouble for using someone else's Netflix account? The shift to digital entertainment in the last few ... Read More
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My month in money #3 (April 2022)

My month in money #3 (April 2022)

What I've actually done this month to be clever with my cash. There are a couple of thoughts behind this ... Read More
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Do supermarket cashback apps really save you money?

Do supermarket cashback apps really save you money?

I've reviewed CheckoutSmart, ClickSnap, Shopmium, Green Jinn and Topcashback to see if they save money on your groceries. I'm not ... Read More