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Easy tracker fund portfolios for 2018 and beyond

We explain how beginner investors can use the tracker funds in Moneywise’s First 50 Funds to build simple, low-maintenance portfolios

Moneywise's First 50 Funds for beginners

When you start investing, choosing from thousands of funds can seem very daunting.

Your top 10 pensions questions answered

From tax-free cash to allowances, transfers and annuities, we tackle your top 10 questions on the current pension rules and what they mean for...

Make your pension last a lifetime

More and more people are reaching retirement and choosing to keep at least some of their pension invested to carry on growing their savings and...

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

We want you to tell us which financial services providers offer outstanding customer service and great value for money - and those that don't. This year, we're offering a £1,000 cash prize to one lucky reader who completes the survey.

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Take your time: How a notice account can boost your savings returns

If you know you may need access to your savings and don’t want to tie your money up for a year or more in a fixed-rate account, an easy-access...

Pick the winner of the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2018

Now’s the time to have your say about the financial firms that have gone that extra mile for you and to name and shame those that have badly let...

Buy to let further afield - could it work for you?

Deterred by property prices in your neighbourhood?

‘Portfolio landlords’ the driving force behind buy to let

Tax reforms and tighter regulations for landlords have resulted in the growth of professional landlords and a slowdown in the private rented...

Protect your property by entering the mind of a burglar

Burglary can be a financially and psychologically devastating event for a family.

Live in a flat? Check you have the right insurance

If you own a flat in a conversion or in a purpose-built block, you’ll need to find out who is responsible for providing buildings insurance.

Fight for your rights: MyHermes lost parcel payouts

Most of us shop online which means we’re receiving parcels and packages all the time.

Why you need to protect yourself from cyber crime

Nearly half (46%) of Moneywise.co.uk users strongly agree with the statement that it’s their responsibility to keep themselves secure online.

Bargain hunting: Would you bend the rules?

We look at the wily ways consumers find to cut costs and ask the lawyers whether this is just shrewd shopping or breaking the law.

Fight for your rights: MyHermes lost parcel payouts

Most of us shop online which means we’re receiving parcels and packages all the time.

Should you take advantage of cheap loan rates while they last?

Many mortgage borrowers will have been disheartened to see banks and building societies start to increase their interest rates soon after the...

Are credit scores overrated?

Checking your credit score is increasingly popular, with some consumers paying a £15 monthly fee to do so.

The financial pros and cons of marriage

You may think that proposing to the one you love on Valentine’s Day is a smart financial move, as married couples benefit from several tax perks...

How to plan a funeral and save money

With the average send-off costing £4,000, letting your loved ones know your preferences – or making your own plan – could save them upset and...