The best ways to spend money abroad

13 Jun 2019

Inflated exchange rates, transaction fees, misplacing cash… Spending in another currency is fraught with pitfalls.

20 seriously good social networking sites, clubs and forums for over 50s

30 May 2019

Joining new clubs and societies is a great way to get out there and meet new people, but if you live in a rural area with limited social opportunities or just find it hard to step out of your comfort zone, this can be rather tricky.

Should you charge your kids rent?

30 May 2019

Children are living in the family home for longer, some well into adulthood. It can help them avoid spending money on rent and save for a deposit. But isn’t it only fair that they contribute?

How much do YouTubers make?

10 May 2019

Earnings for the top 10 highest paid YouTubers in 2018 range from £17 million to £11 million per year. How did they do it? And is it a viable career path?

Could alternative investments help boost your pension pot?

02 May 2019

While investing in bonds and equities can be a common route used to grow your money, savers might not consider them the most inspiring of assets to hold.

What’s a good wage?

26 Apr 2019

On 1st April 2019 the National Living Wage increased by the highest rate in its history.

Alternatives to downsizing your home

16 Apr 2019

There are few more satisfying moments in life than finally paying off your mortgage. The downside is that it's probably sucked up most of your spare cash along the way – and there's a good chance you'll be either retired or very close to retirement by the time you've paid it off.

It's a scenario financial planners call being "asset rich but cash poor". And for some, selling up and moving to a smaller property – or ‘downsizing’ – can seem like the only option to free up some money.

Four ways to invest in the world’s future – as well as your own

12 Apr 2019

As a nation, we’re becoming more conscientious consumers and voting with our wallets on issues that matter to us.

How renters could save towards a house deposit

12 Apr 2019

A new government-backed savings scheme has been designed to make it easier for young people to take their first steps onto the property ladder.

Children’s Rites of Passage

05 Apr 2019

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