Income & Budgeting A-Z
Guides and tools to help make the most of your income and cut your family's costs
- Cheap and free wills
Low-cost ways to write your will
- Can you take kids on term-time holidays without being fined?
- Carer's allowance & carer's credit: What support can I get?
- Child Benefit
Who can get it and how much you get, plus how to claim
- Childcare Vouchers
Cut childcare costs by £1,000/year
- Christmas savings clubs warning
- Confirm your voting details or risk a £1,000 fine
You have to fill in the Household Enquiry Form by law
- Copycat websites
- Cheap contact lenses
Halve the annual cost of lenses
- Help with childcare costs
- Housing & energy grants
Find free cash for your home
- How does Gift Aid work?
Plus how higher and additional-rate taxpayers can claim tax back on charity donations
- How to stop spending
The MoneySavingExpert.com Demotivator
- Cheap hay fever tablets
Slash the cost of hay fever remedies
- Inheritance tax
Five need-to-knows including who pays it and how to legally reduce it
- Make money online
30+ top paying sites and apps for making extra cash
- Marriage tax allowance
Get a tax break worth up to £1,250
- Maternity and paternity leave: your rights and pay
Your rights when pregnant, on leave & beyond
- MoneySaving for dog owners
Including how to cut costs, adopt from a shelter & 'borrow' a dog
- Over-50s' MoneySaving
50+ tips to save including freebies, pensions, equity release
- Should I switch to universal credit from tax credit or income support?
Some on legacy benefits will earn more if they switch sooner
- Sick pay
What am I entitled to and how do I claim it?
- Free school meals
Does your child qualify? And what help is there during school holidays?
- Free Tax Code Calculator
Check if you're owed a rebate
- Tax Credits
Including info on how (and when) to update your details
- Tax-Free Childcare
How it works and how to make the most out of this benefit
- Teen Cash Class
Students', parents' and teachers' guides to money
- Things to do with the kids
Days out, free activities, restaurant offers & more
- Cheap & free prescriptions
20+ ways to slash the cost of prescriptions, medicine & flu jabs
- 10-minute benefits check
Use our Benefits Calculator to find out what you can get
- 10-minute benefits check - COPY DO NOT PUBLISH
Find support if you're struggling financially
- 23 Brexit need-to-knows
On property, travel, consumer rights and more
- Top 25 online survey sites
Get paid cash for surveys and market research
- 27 quick ways to go green and save
Cut costs and make money reducing, reusing and recycling
- 30+ MoneySaving tips for disabled people
- 40+ comping tips
Find and win competitions with insider tips
Our income and families section has our student MoneySaving info, including whether you should pay off your student loan, and our student loans mythbusting guide. We also have the top student bank accounts and graduate accounts, plus our mature student guide and the education grants and courses that can help.
Our boost your income section has tons of ways to top-up your cash, including more than 60 tips to earn extra money, and our Facebook selling and eBay buying and selling guides. We also have ways to make money online, and how to earn freebies for testing products and the top online survey sites.
In our junior MoneySaving section we have top cards for under-18s, top junior ISAs, child trust funds and the best children’s savings.
We also have info on how to get help with childcare costs, including getting £1,000s in tax credits and tax-free childcare. And we’ve a guide to universal credit and a benefits calculator, which involves a 10-minute check to ensure you’re getting what you’re due.
The health and wellbeing section includes our cheap hay fever tablets guide, cheap gym membership and our free and cheap prescriptions guide.
We also have our mental health and debt booklet which covers how to handle debts when unwell, free debt counselling, specific tips for bipolar disorder and depression sufferers, whether to declare a condition and more.