Learn

When it comes to money, knowledge really is power. Here’s everything you need to develop a smart money mindset.

Saving

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

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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.…

Investing

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

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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…
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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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Simple guide to pensions

Learn about the different types of pension, how they work, and what to consider if you want to get in on the action.
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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…

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…


Calculators

Home costs calculator

Planning on buying your own home?

Use our calculator to find out the total cost of your home, and how long it will take you to get the keys.

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Investment calculator

Find out how much your money could be worth in the future if you invested in low, medium or high risk funds.

You can also find out how much you’d need to invest to achieve a specific goal.

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Compound interest calculator

Compound interest – the eighth wonder of the world.

Find out how much your money could be worth in the future with the effects of compound interest.

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Saving goal calculator

Have something you’re saving for in the future?

Find out how much you need to save each month to reach your savings goal.

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Money management

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

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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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Student loans explained

An explanation of student loans Before making the decision to go to university, many students want to read up on how student loans work. Student…

Planning

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

Ethical investing

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

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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…
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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.

Money talk

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

Claro guides

Adulting guide

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If you wish you’d been taught more about loans than long division, Claro’s adulting guide is for you.

Savings Index

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Feeling as if your financial goals are way out of your reach? See how small changes can make a big difference.

Covid worries

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How to protect yourself from coronavirus worries by changing your attitude to saving.

Glossary

The world of finance is filled with complicated-sounding terms and acronyms. If you’re not sure what something means, head over to our glossary for a clear explanation.