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My money lessons: Coin enthusiast turns to cryptocurrency collecting

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | Article

Jon Bannister (pictured below) was challenged by friends to collect a complete set of 54 rare 50p coins. But when coins became harder to collect, he switched to cryptocurrency.

Taxpayers treated unfairly by HMRC as lower-income earners 'disproportionately' targeted, report warns

Tuesday, 04 December 2018 | News

Powers given to HM Revenue and Customs to tackle tax evasion are undermining the rule of law and are unfair to taxpayers, a report from the House of Lords has warned.

Speak your mind and get paid for it

Tuesday, 04 December 2018 | Article

From mystery shopping to reviewing restaurants, there’s money to be made from giving your opinion – here’s how

Will HMRC find out if I fail to declare the tax I owe?

Friday, 30 November 2018 | Question and Answer

You may have to pay CGT if you make a gain when you sell or transfer property that is not your main home. This applies to a sale or transfer of a second property to your son.

Unjustified funeral price hikes for vulnerable people trigger 'major' funeral market probe

Thursday, 29 November 2018 | News

The competition watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says consumers have been subject to above-inflation price hikes for over a decade.

How can I avoid spending Mum’s cash on tax or care?

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 | Question and Answer

If your mother died after changing an account into joint names, the balance of this account would pass to you as the surviving account holder.

Eight mad money-saving gift ideas for Christmas

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 | Article

Looking for something novel or innovative to give to a loved one this Christmas? Here are some out-there ideas that might just save them some money too.

How much of your income would you sacrifice for more free time? One in two Brits would give up £2,000 a year

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 | News

The pressure of the increasingly demanding work culture in the UK means more and more people are experiencing work-related stress.

Can I give my children cash without them having to pay IHT?

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 | Question and Answer

If the value of your estate – including these gifts – are beneath the nil-rate band, there is no tax to pay.

Are you owed a refund?

Friday, 23 November 2018 | Article

Here are five refunds you could be owed – and how to claim them