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Planning

Picture your ideal future, and create the perfect financial plan to take you there.

Saving

Baby steps or big strides. Start building up your savings.

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What is the 50 30 20 rule?

Tired of trying and failing to save money? If you’re looking for a simple budgeting method, the 50 30 20 rule could be the one …

Investing

Investing is a big step. But it’s one everyone can take, armed with the right knowledge.

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What can I invest in?

Once you’ve decided you’re ready to invest, it’s time to decide what you want to invest in. You can invest in pretty much anything these …

Money management

Take control of your money. Spend less, save more, and organise your finances like a pro.

Money talk

Juicy conversations with real people about their finances. Have a listen.

Ethical investing

Find out how to use your money to benefit the environment and society, as well as yourself.

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ESG integration unpacked

Find out everything you need to know about ESG integration and start putting your money where your mouth is.
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Ethical investing unpacked

Do good with your money by channelling it into ethical investing. What’s it all about? Ethical investing is putting your money into financial products, companies or other …

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Weighing scales

What is the 50 30 20 rule?

Tired of trying and failing to save money? If you’re looking for a simple budgeting method, the 50 30 20 rule could be the one …
Two phones showing investing apps

What can I invest in?

Once you’ve decided you’re ready to invest, it’s time to decide what you want to invest in. You can invest in pretty much anything these …
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Are you ready to invest?

Investing can be an effective way of growing your money, but it’s not without risk. Before you take the plunge, tick off this checklist to …
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The golden rules of investing

If you’re thinking about investing, our 10 golden rules of investing will help you manage the risks and maximise the benefits of growing your money.
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Why do we invest?

There are two main reasons why people invest: compound interest and inflation. Here, we’ll explain how these can help and hinder the growth of your …

Buy to let properties explained

As with all investments, there’s risk involved and it’s not the right choice for everyone. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know if you’re …
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What is a bond?

What are bonds? Here’s an easy to understand breakdown of bonds, their benefits and risks if you’re thinking about investing in them.
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What is an emergency fund?

On average, 17% of people in the UK will experience an unplanned life-event every year. Most people are unprepared for this, so resort to borrowing money. …
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What’s a zero-based budget?

The term ‘zero-based budget’ might sound quite intimidating, but it’s really not. Simply put, a zero-based budget means that every penny of your income is …
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Ethical investing unpacked

Do good with your money by channelling it into ethical investing. What’s it all about? Ethical investing is putting your money into financial products, companies or other …