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Investment funds for your kids' financial future

To boost your kids’ savings, it pays to adopt a sound investment strategy.

My love affair with investment trusts

Jeff Prestridge describes his long-standing love affair with investment funds.

Why you need a ‘will’ for your pension

A properly written will ensures that your assets end up where you want them when you die.

Moneywise Customer Service Awards

50,000 readers have had their say on the most trusted financial providers in the UK, we can now reveal the winners of the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2017.

View Winners here

Student bank accounts: Where to find the best deals

Banks are fighting for new customers, so if you’re just starting university or college don’t delay in signing up for one of their top offers.

The success of the Innovative Finance Isa

The number of peer-to-peer Isa providers is steadily growing.

Crackdown on developers ‘exploiting’ leaseholds on new houses in England

The government has set out plans to ban developers from selling new-build houses as leasehold in future developments, as well as limiting the...

Selling your property? Is professional home staging worth the cost?

Hiring a company to stage and decorate your property to lure in potential buyers could mean you get a lot more when you sell, and in a cooling...

Time to review your financial protection

It is often said that insurance provides financial peace of mind – until you make a claim and your insurer starts to cut up rough.

Hotel offer for house fire victims

There has been a 5% increase in the number of house fires in England, according to analysis...

Scam watch: Fraudsters caught stealing millions from dormant accounts

Savers with large balances in accounts they no longer use should consider regularly checking these in future as fraudsters have this week been...

Scams Awareness Month: One third caught out by unsolicited phone call fraud

A third of people (33%) in the UK have been affected by scams from unsolicited phone calls, new research from charity Citizens Advice has found....

Moneywise Home Finances Awards 2017

Moneywise wants to hear your views on the services you use at home.

Save almost £700 a year on home appliances with these 10 lifestyle tips

With all the chatter and advertising about changing energy suppliers and obtaining better tariffs, there is hardly a soul in this nation who has...

Are credit scores overrated?

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

10 things you need to know about credit cards

How well do you understand the plastic in your wallet?

How does inflation affect your wage? Use our tool to find out

The spectre of inflation has arisen in 2017, and coupled with poor wage growth is set to impact negatively on workers' living standards.

Eight ways for teenagers to make money

During my week of work experience at Moneywise, I was asked to investigate the various ways teenagers in 2017 could make some extra money.