How to fix TikTik ‘100 envelope’ challenge

Photo by Solen Feyissa on UnSplash The TikTok '100 Envelope' budgeting method has become a popular approach to personal finance management, gaining traction on social media platforms like TikTok. While it’s a creative way to save money, there are some significant flaws that users should be aware of.  Senior Deals Strategist Jason Higgs at Bountii explains the issues with this…

5 ways savers can make most of their money before end of tax year 

Spring has sprung and that means we’re nearing the end of the tax year. The official end date is April 5 and the new tax year begins on April 6.  So, with only a few days left of the 2023/24 tax year, there’s never been a better time to get your finances in order. This…

Top 10 Tips for running a side hustle in the UK from 2024

    Running a side hustle, whether it's selling products on eBay or renting out your home via Airbnb, can be a great way of ensuring extra income,  but users need to ensure they pay their taxes with the introduction of stricter new rules from 2024..   While starting a side hustle is a great way…

Brits have most financially savvy Christmas in years, study reveals

Lowell’s year-on-year study showcases how Brits opted to be as money-conscious as possible for Christmas 2023, to prepare for 2024 financially 14% more Brits were able to rely on their disposable income for Christmas 2023, compared to the previous year 13% less people used credit cards or buy now pay later schemes for their Christmas…

Expert Advice: 9 Things You Must Avoid Keeping in Your Wallet

Carrying an abundance of items in your wallet may unknowingly expose you to a higher risk of identity theft. Little things tucked away in your wallet can serve as valuable clues for potential thieves, making it easier for them to identify you and gain access to your accounts and sensitive information.  James Knight, the education…

Top 10 tips to save money on Christmas presents

The British Retail Consortium has revealed that growth in UK retail sales was lower than inflation last month, indicating that shoppers are cutting purchases in the lead-up to Christmas this year.  Retail spending rose by 2.7% in November, behind the 12-month average of 4.1%, despite the lead-up to the busiest shopping period of the year. This…

6 tips to cut the cost of laundry

With the cost of living crisis putting financial pressure on households across the country, many of us are worried about the impact of huge energy, food, rent and mortgage costs and looking to make savings wherever we can. In conjunction with Which? we share simple steps you can take to save money on your laundry…

How To Find A Good Lawyer: Top Tips And Strategies

Having to find a good lawyer can be a daunting task. After all, you need someone who is experienced in their field, reliable and trustworthy. You don’t want to waste your hard-earned money on an inexperienced or incompetent lawyer. To ensure that you find the right professional for your needs, here are some tips and…

How to combat April bill hikes – including energy and mobile phones

With numerous utility and tax bills set to rise in April, millions of consumers will be wondering how the increases will impact them, what support is available, and looking for ways to save money.  In conjunction with Which? we advise consumers on what hikes they can expect, and how they can reduce costs. 1. Energy…

Top 5 ways to make the most of bank and savings accounts

The cost of living crisis and spiralling inflation has led to the Bank of England hiking interest rates. While this has been a blow for many mortgage borrowers, it has led to more competitive savings rates hitting the market.  In conjunction with Which? we've analysed the best savings accounts currently available to consumers and found…