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Budgeting and saving


Advice on running a bank account, planning your finances, and cutting costs.

Running a bank account

Find out how to manage a bank account, from paying money in to keeping track of interest and charges.

Managing money

See how you can make your money go further and use our Budget planner to discover how much cash you have coming in and what you're spending it on.

Student and graduate money

Help with preparing your child for student life, including tips on budgeting at college or university.

Cutting costs

Help with trimming your energy, home phone and broadband bills, and tips on getting holidays for less.



How to save money, types of savings account, and getting started with investing

How to save money

Work out how much you can afford to save and find out how to set and reach your savings goal.

Types of savings

Learn about savings accounts, cash ISAs, and how to save for children.

How to invest money

Learn about investing basics, how to make an investment plan, and understanding your attitude to risk.

Types of investment

Information about stocks and shares, investment bonds, tracker funds, with-profits and endowment policies.


Main page source: The Money Advice Service

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