How does your retirement income compare to the state pension?

Putting retirement income into perspective

Financial Wellness Financial Wellness
18 Jul 2018

Five ways to reduce an interest-only mortgage

Be smart, pay it off

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
05 Feb 2018

Five conversations to have before you get hitched

Is your Valentine “the One”?

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
01 Feb 2018

Surprise! House prices rise

Shock sales boom

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
01 Feb 2018

Under 50? Your state pension is being squeezed

A worrying update on National Insurance

Ed Monk Ed Monk
25 Jan 2018

How to pay off your debts quickly

Personal finance journalist, broadcaster and creator of SavvyWoman.co.uk, a money website aimed at helping women everywhere become a little richer.

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
20 Jan 2018

Financial experts divulge their biggest money mistakes

Fund managers, financial advisers and industry observers reveal their biggest money mistakes.

Rob Griffin Rob Griffin
19 Jan 2018

Understanding loans

Find out why borrowing more can sometimes cost you less.

Emma Lunn Emma Lunn
19 Jan 2018

How much should you pay into your pension?

How much you should be paying into your pension depends on a number of factors

Rachel Lacey Rachel Lacey
19 Jan 2018

The top 10 money bloggers' guide to making and saving money in 2017

Looking for advice on how to save money? Here are 10 people who can help.

Andy Webb Andy Webb
19 Jan 2018

Top 20 money-saving websites

20 websites that can help you save money

Ruth Jackson Ruth Jackson
19 Jan 2018

How stocks and shares ISAs can be used to grow your money at every life stage

If you think you need different savings vehicles for each of your goals, consider this.

Ruth Jackson Ruth Jackson
19 Jan 2018

All you need to know about Cash ISAs

Cash ISA or savings account - which should I choose?

Tom Wilson Tom Wilson
19 Jan 2018

Using a spending diary

Here’s a great way of pinpointing where money’s slipping through your fingers.

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

Getting to grips with budget – how to draw up a budget

Budgeting can seem baffling at first. But it’s a good way of taking more control of your money.

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

How many cash ISAs can you have in one year?

The answer to this question isn’t as straightforward as you might think.

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

What is the minimum payment on a credit card? Watch out for minimum payments

How long will it take to clear your credit card debt if you only make the minimum payments?

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

10 things you need to know about making a savings claim to the FSCS

If your bank, building society or credit union goes bust, is your money safe?

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

What is the FTSE 100?

If you listen to the financial news, check financial websites or read the papers, you’ll hear people talking about the FTSE 100 index – and whether it’s risen or fallen. But what exactly does it measure?

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

Understanding your credit card rights under Section 75

Do you know what protection you get and how to claim when you pay with a credit card?

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

Would you like to retire on £23 a day?

If you don’t have a pension or savings when you retire, you could be living on £23 a day.

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

Paying off a loan early

Did you know that you can probably pay off a bank loan early without incurring large penalties?

Sarah Pennells Sarah Pennells
19 Jan 2018

Self-employed left behind on pensions

The Government scheme helping millions is out of the reach

Ed Monk Ed Monk
08 Jan 2018

A £1,165 pension injection for just £520

Opting out of pension saving may be more costly than you think

Ed Monk Ed Monk
14 Dec 2017

Learn about the different types of investments

A short introduction to the range of instruments available to investors.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

ISA myths busted

As a tax efficient way of investing, ISAs are second only to pensions.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

What is a Stocks and Shares ISA?

A brief introduction to another smart way to save.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

What is a SIPP?

The basics of the Self-Invested Personal Pension.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
27 Nov 2017

Planning today for your spending tomorrow

One step in planning for retirement is thinking about how much retirement will cost. It’s personal, as it depends on how you live and what you like to do.

Fidelity Viewpoints Fidelity Viewpoints
24 Nov 2017

Just 1% more can make a big difference. Take the 1% challenge today

Saving just 1% more can make all the difference.

Fidelity Viewpoints Fidelity Viewpoints
21 Nov 2017

‘How I saved £20,000 in one year’

One savvy spender trimmed her outgoings and boosted her savings.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
21 Nov 2017

What we can all learn from the very old

Increasing life-expectancy is changing what the world looks like.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
15 Nov 2017

Your 3 pre-investment checks

How you begin your investment journey can have an extraordinary effect on the journey itself.

Daniel Lane Daniel Lane
15 Nov 2017

How to save more into your pension AND keep more Child Benefit

One of the great things about pension contributions is that they don’t cost as much as you might think.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
15 Nov 2017

Why it pays to be an early bird

The early bird really does catch the worm.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
15 Nov 2017

Invest like an Olympian

When it comes to investing, slow and steady is the best approach.

Daniel Lane Daniel Lane
15 Nov 2017

Are your habits helping or hindering you?

A few guiding principles to ensure your habits help, not hinder.

Daniel Lane Daniel Lane
15 Nov 2017

Which is better - an ISA or a pension?

It’s a common dilemma, which is better - an ISA or pension?

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
15 Nov 2017

Why stubbornly sticking to cash is a mug’s game

Don’t let cash stunt your growth.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
15 Nov 2017

10 things you need to know about credit cards

A guide to the 10 things you need to know about your flexible friend.

Ruth Jackson Ruth Jackson
10 Nov 2017

Women: what I would tell my younger self about money

Moneywise readers give their top money advice for women in their 20s.

Moira O’Neill Moira O’Neill
09 Nov 2017

Are your debts getting out of control?

Why it’s essential you prioritise your debts.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
07 Nov 2017

10 practical tips from my year of spending nothing

A year of not spending changed my finances and my relationship with money for the better.

Michelle McGagh Michelle McGagh
01 Nov 2017

How to get the right investment mix

It pays to get the investment mix right, from the outset.

Daniel Lane Daniel Lane
25 Oct 2017

Smart ways to start saving

Saving money is our goal but not at the expense of paying off debt.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
24 Oct 2017

Ready to start investing?

If you have built cash pots you’re happy with, it may be time to invest any extra money you have.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
24 Oct 2017

How inheritance tax rules have changed

Take note because they have an impact on your personal finances.

Maike Currie Maike Currie
24 Oct 2017

5 simple budgeting tips

Stick to a budget and you’ll be better off.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
24 Oct 2017

Counting the cost of a private education

How to cope with the cost of fee-paying schools.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

How to get help with debt problems

In a squeeze? Take these simple steps and you’ll soon feel better about your finances.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

How to pay off debt—and save too

Getting the right balance when it comes to paying off debt and saving can be tricky. Here's a step-by-step guide.

By Fidelity Viewpoints By Fidelity Viewpoints
24 Oct 2017

5 steps to being a better borrower

Better borrowing starts with you. To maintain a healthy attitude to money it’s important to take an holistic view of your finances.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

Protect what’s yours

Make sure that you and your family are taken care of should the worst happen.

Ed Monk Ed Monk
24 Oct 2017

Does a bad credit rating really matter?

Does a bad credit rating matter? In a word, yes.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

How to cut the cost of childcare

Can you afford not to go back to work? Here’s how to cut the costs of childcare.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

How to prepare for 3 personal finance nightmares

Review some steps you can take now to help you sleep easier later.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

How long could you survive if you lost your job?

Losing your job can change your life. But there are some simple steps you can take now to come out of it a survivor.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

6 ways to boost your credit score

Your credit score is one of your most valuable assets, so make sure you take good care of it.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

Why you must write a Will

Don’t leave loved ones in financial limbo when you die.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
24 Oct 2017

50 /15/5: A saving and spending rule of thumb

It isn't about managing every penny. See where your money goes using three categories.

Emma-Lou Montgomery Emma-Lou Montgomery
16 Oct 2017

Junior ISA to avoid student debt

Maike Currie explains how a Junior ISA can help children avoid student debt or help them get their first foot on the property ladder.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
22 Sep 2017

Workplace Pensions

Ed Monk explains why a workplace pension gives you more for your money.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
12 Jul 2017

Compound Interest

Maike Currie reveals why compound interest can be the most powerful force when building a pension pot.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
12 Jul 2017

Do men or women make better investors

An interview with money expert, broadcaster, author and personal finance journalist Sarah Pennells.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
09 Nov 2016

Are you ready for the 100 year life?

An interview with Dr George Leeson, Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.

MoneyTalk MoneyTalk
09 Nov 2016