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Are you struggling to save?

Posted 23 February 2017 by Christine Walsh

It’s getting harder for low-income families to save and own their own homes.

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Will the FCA tell banks to slash overdraft charges?

Posted 18 September 2017 by Christine Walsh

The financial watchdog is looking into ways to tackle unarranged overdraft charges.

What’s the best way to pay off debts?

Posted 18 September 2017 by Christine Walsh

When it comes to clearing debts, you need to remember the importance of interest rates and prioritising your bills. Read on to learn more.

Apply for 30 hours free childcare before the deadline

Posted 23 August 2017 by Christine Walsh

Make sure you’re getting the free childcare you’re entitled to – and that you apply in time for this academic year.

Keep the kids entertained for less over the summer holidays

Posted 20 June 2017 by Christine Walsh

There are lots of great ways to keep the whole family entertained over the summer holidays without breaking the bank. Here are some of our best ideas.

Struggling with your overdraft? There’s always a way to beat overdraft debt

Posted 11 May 2017 by Christine Walsh

You might be able to deal with your overdraft by opening a basic bank account or switching to an interest free account.

EDF price increase: Make sure you’re not paying more than you need to for energy

Posted 19 April 2017 by Christine Walsh

EDF raises its prices for the second time in a year. Switching tariff can mean you protect yourself from energy price increases.

To find out more about managing your money and getting free debt advice, visit Money Advice Service, an independent service set up to help people manage their money.