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5 money habits to take up for the new year

Follow these 5 tips to create habits that can boost savings and bolster your money management.

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Financial planning for 2019 - Are you a financially aware family?

Whatever stage your family unit is at, you should be a financially aware family

Who should teach children about money?

When it comes to spending, saving and balancing the household books, grasping the value of money is something which has to be learned.

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Have YOU protected your greatest asset?

The chances are you’ve already taken steps to protect your property, whether it’s your home and its contents or your mobile phone. Yet what about your greatest asset, YOU and your earning power.

Taking care of your savings

Saving for retirement? What you should know

Do your thoughts ever ponder what you might want to do when you retire? How much money will you really need to be able to tick dreams off your bucket list and live a comfortable life?

More than a million savers open a Help to Buy: ISA

One million people have opened a Help to Buy: ISA to help them onto the housing ladder when they buy their first home. What’s in it for you?

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Your Personal Savings Allowance

Basic rate taxpayers in the UK can earn up to £1,000 of interest on their savings accounts completely tax-free. This is your Personal Savings Allowance, or PSA. The limit depends on earnings though, and higher-rate tax payers can earn up to £500 interest before having to pay tax.

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Starting a new job? You really should consider a pension

It’s inevitable that there will come a time when you can't work any more but still need an income. Even if that seems a long way off, when you're saving for your future the earlier you start the more flexible your retirement options will be.

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What you could save in just three months

It can seem difficult to make saving a priority when prices seem to keep on rising and there are regular bills. But you’d be surprised where you can rein in your spending – and how little you need to set aside to watch your savings start to grow.

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Should you be saving for university?

You may want to set aside income yourself for your children's education - and the earlier you can start, the better, as it gives the savings time to grow.

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