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Why don’t people switch energy providers? Five behavioural insights to think about

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 | Blog | By Jessica Exton

Paying bills is so mundane, it’s like breathing. And unless something goes seriously wrong, we don’t think about breathing, we just do it.

Jeff Prestridge: my sons' baby steps on the first-time buyers’ ladder

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Blog | By Jeff Prestridge

My middle son – one of three – and his fiancée have a great year ahead of them. Fingers crossed, they will move into their first-home in the coming weeks, a three-bedroom semi-detached house in Hertfordshire.

Don't give up on Quitters Day: keeping resolutions simple will help you add up

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Blog | By Rachel Rickard Straus

Three reasons why pensions are better than Junior Isas for your kids

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 | Blog | By Jamie Smith

If you are a parent, or grandparent, and are worried about how your children or grandchildren’s financial future will pan out, why not do something about it?

Jasmine Birtles: What a rip-off!

Friday, 28 December 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

"Not only does everything feel more expensive in this century, it actually is more expensive", writes Jasmine Birtles

Financial education: why it matters to start young

Monday, 24 December 2018 | Blog | By Carol Knight

You may not immediately think retirement and teaching children about money are things that go together. But for me and my colleagues at TISA, we see the two as going hand in hand

Investment firms win first prize for gobbledygook

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | Blog | By Rachel Rickard Straus

And the winner is… There is an unspoken rule in the English language that those four words must by followed by a long, exaggerated… pause.

"Scrap pension tax relief ": Moneywise readers' best comments and letters from November

Monday, 24 December 2018 | Blog | By The Moneywise Team

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers the star of which will win a £50 M&S giftcard. Here are the best of November 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so invest in yourself and your family

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Lo and behold, Christmas is upon us once again.

Investing in Monzo, and what you could consider instead

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

I invested £100 in Monzo, but I don’t think it’s a very good idea.