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Jack Monroe on how to spend smarter – and still enjoy life’s little luxuries

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Kiran Meeda
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    Books

    5 books that will help you handle your money better in 2021

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    Money

    Having a “bad” credit score isn’t the end of the world – here’s what you can do to improve it

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    Housing

    Why are so many private renters still committed to living in London?

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Money

Why it’s time to finally break the stigma around women claiming benefits

Three women explain how Universal Credit has helped them during the pandemic.

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Hollie Richardson
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Housing

Why so many private renters are on the verge of homelessness

And how to get help if you’re worried about it.

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Hollie Richardson
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Mental Health

This is why intimidating debt letters are so traumatic for women struggling to pay bills

Intimidating letters have caused too much trauma, for far too long.

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Izzie Price
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TV

Industry: did we just learn Harper’s big secret from her past?

We think there's more to it...

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Hollie Richardson
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Little things you can do to avoid overspending this Christmas

An expert explains why buying on sale when you haven't planned to isn't the same as saving.

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Relationships

So, how does homeownership really affect potential new relationships?

Experts explain the thinking behind it.

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Hollie Richardson
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Money tips for 2021
Money

4 money experts share their big finance tips for 2021

Step into 2021 with a better and bolder relationship with your money

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Hollie Richardson
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Charlotte Church talks money.
Money

Charlotte Church just got real about the “fear” of money so many of us have

“For a lot of people, it’s almost seen as a dirty word, a terrible force…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Money

Want to manage your finances better? This free digital event could help

Everything you need to know about the SmartPurse Money Rally.

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Hollie Richardson
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Money

“Why do I live a life I know I can’t afford?”

Let’s get frank about debt.

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Hollie Richardson
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Worried about money in the lead up to Christmas? These tips will help
Money

Small things you can do to save some money in the run up to Christmas

Here's how you can plan ahead and save money in time for the holiday season.

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Aiden Wynn
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Katy Harrington
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“He stole from me and left me in £30k of debt”: what you need to know about economic abuse

Economic abuse is happening all around us in the UK but many victims are frightened to speak. Here a young woman explains how her abuser took over her finances.

Renting during the pandemic:
Life

What private renters need to know about evictions and the “winter truce”

All your big renting questions answered.

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Hollie Richardson
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Opinion

Millennials are more resilient than we’re given credit for, even in the face of another recession

While this isn’t a future we’d pick, it’s a future we can shape.

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Anita Ghosh
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Industry TV series
TV

This addictive new BBC drama is all about the lewd world of London banking

Cue: sex, drugs and inflated egos – in a series co-directed by Lena Dunham.

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Anna Brech
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Money

“I was scammed out of my life savings. Here’s what I want you to know”

Scams are on the rise – and millennials are most likely to fall for them. Here’s what my experience taught me.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

We need to talk about this clip of an 11-year-old girl asking Martin Lewis about money

“I’m kind of just worried to pay university tuition...”

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Hollie Richardson
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Renting
Life

What does the recession mean for private renters in the UK?

Experts help explain.

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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Not sure how the UK recession impacts you? Read this

Because it’s all too easy to switch off from reports riddled with financial jargon.

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Life

“Why am I still spending money on going out despite the recession headlines?”

One writer reflects on why an impending recession probably won't affect her spending habits.

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Hollie Richardson
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