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Like to be beside the seaside? The average house price is £627,000 in Britain's priciest seaside town

Saturday, 23 June 2018 | News

Sandbanks in Poole, Dorset, has been named Britain’s most expensive seaside town for the third year running.

Quiz highlights adults’ lack of financial know-how

Friday, 22 June 2018 | News

A quiz set by mobile phone provider giffgaff has revealed a black hole in most adults’ understanding of personal finance and revealed just how little we know about credit reports, calculating interest and financial jargon.<...>

Cremation 'monopoly' force prices up

Friday, 22 June 2018 | News

Families living in areas with few cremation services are being stung by higher cremation costs, thanks to a monopoly effect.

Shortage of homes for last-time buyers

Friday, 22 June 2018 | News

More than 1.45 million over-65s wants to downsize but either cannot find the right property or one that makes sound financial sense.

Two-thirds of users own their home outright

Friday, 22 June 2018 | News

In Moneywise’s latest poll on whether you would remortgage or stick to your existing deal, two-thirds (67%) of readers say they own their homes outright.

Deal of the week: Save £90 on visits to five top London attractions

Friday, 22 June 2018 | News

Families planning a trip to London could save big on five popular attractions with this deal from 365tickets.

Bank of England does what everyone expected

Thursday, 21 June 2018 | News

Savers will shrug at the lack of movement from the Bank of England on today’s decisions to leave the rate unchanged, but an August rise is firmly on the cards.

Over-50s shy away from investment risk

Thursday, 21 June 2018 | News

The vast majority of over-50s want to maintain their current lifestyle in retirement but are unwilling to invest appropriately to achieve this goal. 

Wales to curb cheap alcohol

Thursday, 21 June 2018 | News

A new law to introduce a minimum price for alcohol in Wales has been approved by the National Assembly for Wales.

First 50 Fund update: F&C Global Smaller Companies profit from UK and US equities

Thursday, 21 June 2018 | News

Investors holding the F&C Global Smaller Companies investment trust, a Moneywise First 50 fund, have enjoyed strong annual returns of 9.3%