SAVINGS EXPLAINED

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Weird and wonderful ways to cut expenses

If you’ve already ditched your daily takeaway coffee and are a pro at bulk buying, why not see how much you can save with these slightly quirkier ways to cut your expenses…

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7 steps to help get your bills under control

Does the thought of bills bring you out in a cold sweat? Never fear. Our step-by-step guide will help you get your bills under control and hopefully save you some time and money in the long run.

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How much do other people save

How much money do other people save? Find out what everyone else is saving and how you compare in this article from Halifax.

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What's AER?

What is AER? AER or Annual Equivalent Rate shows what you would earn from different savings accounts over a year. 

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What's compound interest?

What is Compound Interest? Compound interest means interest on top of interest. 

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7 things you need to know about the help to buy ISA

The Help to Buy: ISA launched on 1st December 2015. Do you know how it could benefit you?

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6 things you might not know about online banking (but will find really useful)

Bit of a beginner when it comes to internet banking? Here’s a few things it’s well worth knowing…

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5 tips for getting to grips with your finances

Want to get on top of managing your money – we’ve got some tips which could help you out…

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What is a personal savings allowance and why does it matter to me?

What is a personal savings allowance and why does it matter to me? Here’s a short article with everything you need to know from Halifax.

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What's a flexible ISA?

What is a flexible ISA? If your ISA is flexible you can withdraw money, and put it back in, as many times as you like within the same tax year. 

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What's a lump sum?

A lump sum is simply a one-off amount.  

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Household hacks - 9 easy ways to save a few pennies

Who doesn’t want to save cash without having to make any drastic cutbacks? Try these easy hacks to help slash your spending without any hassle.

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What's a personal savings allowance?

What is a PSA? A personal savings allowance allows higher and basic rate income tax payers to have a sum of savings interest that can be kept tax free. 

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What are interest rates?

What are Interest Rates? An interest rate is a percentage of a loan or savings that’s added on to the entire amount. 

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What does per annum mean?

What does per annum mean? Per annum means once per year.

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How much pocket money do other parents give their kids?

Pocket money’s a great way to teach our kids the real value of money, but how much should you pay? Find out how much other parents are currently coughing up.