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Use our guides, articles and up-to-the-minute news to make more of your money. Whether its budgeting for home improvement or finding the right current account, we can help you save.
DIY, natural cleaning products save you money and are good for the environment. Here’s a Watch My Wallet guide to getting your house gleaming with nothing but nature and elbow grease.
Save money on phonecalls. Use the Internet to bypass the telephone companies and make free landline calls forever.
Would you go to a place where you can chill out, study, do freelance work, apply for jobs and eat free food for £150 a day?
It’s probably one of the most controversial moves that the Coalition has made in the 12 months since the “pasty tax,” but what is the bedroom tax and how does it affect you?
Kelly Bucher nearly lost everything. She was practically homeless and penniless, but bankruptcy turned out to be the catalyst that made her a successful business woman, working with some of the biggest bands in the world.
Ash Dieback is already here and it seems there’s nothing we can do to stop its spread. As well as the potentially horrific natural consequences, many Britons may face financial ruin because of the disease.
Pensioners are entitled to a range of discounts and benefits, but some are better known than others. Make sure you're getting everything you're entitled to.
The UK benefits system is complicated, but it is there to help. We offer some useful advice on claiming key benefits related to housing, jobs and pensions.
If you find yourself struggling with unmanageable debt, you do have a few options.
Watch My Wallet has compiled a list of practical steps to help you manage your finances and get out of debt.
"Repair your credit rating" is solid money saving advice. A better credit rating gives you better access to a wider range of financial products. But how do you do it
Doing a balance transfer can be a reliable way to save money on your credit card bills. But do you know the pitfalls to avoid?
You could need a personal loan for lots of reasons. But which type; secured on your house, unsecured, Payday loan? We look at your best options.
Parents who want to teach their kids how to be financially responsible or people who are trying to rebuild their credit rating could benefit from applying for one of these cards.
Are bitcoins the future of money? If so, why did one person use his bitcoins to buy a $75,000 pizza?
Saving for a house deposit? Here's a guide to savings account that get you access to decent first time mortgage deals.
Co-op has pulled out of a proposed deal to take on branches of Lloyds and Cheltenham & Gloucester.
A well-managed SIPP could be the ideal retirement plan, provided you're comfortable taking charge of your financial future.
Low earners not currently paying into a pension should expect a lighter pay packet after October.
Pensions are an important long term investment, so it pays to think about all the different options, especially with auto enrolment affecting UK employees.
Watch My Wallet has compiled a list of ways you can access exclusive student discounts and make your money stretch a little further.
No one wants to look like a skin flint on Cupid’s special day, but there are alternatives which will be just as well received and won’t break the bank.
GSK, the manufacturers of Polytar, got in touch yesterday (2nd May 2013) to update Watch My Wallet readers on the Polytar situation.
Watch My Wallet believes value is more important than price, whether you’re buying pet insurance or a tailored suit. We’re here to provide expert, impartial advice on all of your consumer decisions, saving you money and helping you extract maximum value from each transaction.
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