The five rarest 50p coins revealed including Kew Gardens and Olympics ones

The Royal Mint has begun the countdown to the 50th anniversary of ‘D-day’. Not the World War II beach landing, that was in 1944, but ‘decimalisation day’. On 15 February 1971, UK coinage was reorganised into the way we know today, with the old system of 12 pence in a shilling and 20 pence in … Read more The five rarest 50p coins revealed including Kew Gardens and Olympics ones

The five rarest 50p coins revealed including Kew Gardens and Olympics ones

The Royal Mint has begun the countdown to the 50th anniversary of ‘D-day’. Not the World War II beach landing, that was in 1944, but ‘decimalisation day’. On 15 February 1971, UK coinage was reorganised into the way we know today, with the old system of 12 pence in a shilling and 20 pence in … Read more The five rarest 50p coins revealed including Kew Gardens and Olympics ones

European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

Thousands of UK expats living in Europe face having to revamp their finances in the aftermath of Brexit as British banks close their current accounts and European ones hike the cost of sending money overseas. Customers of some of Britain’s biggest banks including Barclays, Lloyds and Nationwide Building Society living in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands … Read more European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

Thousands of UK expats living in Europe face having to revamp their finances in the aftermath of Brexit as British banks close their current accounts and European ones hike the cost of sending money overseas. Customers of some of Britain’s biggest banks including Barclays, Lloyds and Nationwide Building Society living in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands … Read more European banks hike international payment fees for British expats

Business deposits at the Post Office fall 27.4% in December

The amount of money withdrawn over the Post Office counter last month was the highest it had been in all of 2020, but cash usage continues to lag pre-coronavirus levels. Around £641million was withdrawn by individuals in December, the most since £634million was withdrawn in March, while personal and business withdrawals totalled £664million, data from … Read more Business deposits at the Post Office fall 27.4% in December

Year in Monzo: Bank’s customers reveal how they’ve saved money

Jade Hilder saved up £1,000 into an emergency fund after worrying about whether she could financially support her family Tesco employee Jade Hilder credited going ‘fully Monzo’ and joining the popular ‘Monzo Savings Squad’ Facebook group for helping her develop a savings habit, having previously had ‘no idea about money’ and spent money she didn’t … Read more Year in Monzo: Bank’s customers reveal how they’ve saved money

Britain predicted to keep saving record sums during the third lockdown

Britain’s shift into a nation of accidental savers will continue during the third national lockdown, experts predict, as people who can continue to salt away money they aren’t spending. But a steep rise in unemployment thanks to the coronavirus pandemic – and the ebbing away of the novelty factor of money saved on commuting and … Read more Britain predicted to keep saving record sums during the third lockdown

Money-saving expert Martin Lewis shares a guide to mastering your lockdown finances

Martin Lewis has shared his comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about personal finances during the third national lockdown.  With many already struggling to cope under the tighter restrictions in the UK, the money saving expert has offered advice on what support is available to Britons across the country.  His guide, shared in his … Read more Money-saving expert Martin Lewis shares a guide to mastering your lockdown finances

Money-saving expert Martin Lewis shares a guide to mastering your lockdown finances

Martin Lewis has shared his comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about personal finances during the third national lockdown.  With many already struggling to cope under the tighter restrictions in the UK, the money saving expert has offered advice on what support is available to Britons across the country.  His guide, shared in his … Read more Money-saving expert Martin Lewis shares a guide to mastering your lockdown finances