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Moneywise Christmas taste test: Supermarket mince pies and Buck’s Fizz

As the festive season gets into full swing, it’s time for Moneywise to find out which of the supermarkets’ classic bakes and drinks will make you merry and which are only worth their weight in tinsel.

Board games to boost your kids’ life skills

Thursday, 14 December 2017 | Article

Unlike the latest bit of plastic or Disney toy, traditional board games will entertain your kids and teach them about money too. 

Inflation rockets to five-year high

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 | News

Inflation reached 3.1% in the year to November 2017, the highest level recorded for more than five years.

New ‘ethical’ loyalty scheme launched for Mastercard users

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 | News

A new ethical loyalty scheme has been launched for Mastercard customers, which is available regardless of which provider they bank with.

Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in November 2017

Monday, 11 December 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman


Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of November 2017:

Five tips to nail your Christmas spending game plan

Friday, 08 December 2017 | Article

There is real societal pressure for families to spend more than they can afford this festive season, resulting in people feeling burdened as they attempt to “keep up with the Joneses”.

Co-op to sell cut price food after ‘best before’ date

Monday, 04 December 2017 | News

Shoppers living in East Anglia can now buy dried foods and tinned products beyond their ‘best before’ date, for just 10p.

Deal of the week: Bag a bottle of Baileys for £10 in time for Christmas

Friday, 01 December 2017 | News

The price of festive Christmas tipple, Baileys, has been reduced at several supermarkets this week, with the cheapest found at Asda and Morrisons.  

Black Friday and Cyber Monday regrets: Your refund rights

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 | News

Shoppers who made hasty choices on Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have options when it comes to returning impulse purchases.

Revealed: What Brits waste the most money on each year

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 | News

Consumers waste nearly £600 per person every year on things they don’t use, according to research from Gocompare.

Deal of the week: Grab a Black Friday bargain – a guide to today’s best offers

Friday, 24 November 2017 | News

Black Friday is here, so Moneywise has rounded-up the best bargains and deals.