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New 12-sided £1 coin enters circulation – what you need to know

Britain's iconic £1 coin is to be phased out after more than three decades in circulation by a 12-sided replacement

27 March 2017

Buy currency now? Book car hire early? 14 holiday cost-cutting tips

Let's be blunt – it's more expensive to go abroad now. So here are 14 holiday cost-cutting tips...

18 January 2017

India withdraws all 500 and 1,000 rupee notes – exchange yours ASAP if you can

Some notes will become worthless unless you exchange them in India before 30 December

10 November 2016

Going away and worried about the plummeting pound? How to get the best travel cash rate

The value of the pound reached 31-year lows last night, after a 'flash crash' meant it was worth just $1.18 at one point

7 October 2016

Plastic £5 notes available from today – but can you use them in ticket machines?

The plastic fiver enters circulation today amid promises it'll be stronger and more secure than its paper predecessor

13 September 2016

Max savings & mortgages after base rate cut

As historic 0.25% low signals new era of rate changes, protect YOUR money, earn up to 6% savings & check your mortgage

10 August 2016

Bank of England cuts base rate to 0.25% – what it means for you

The Bank of England has cut the base rate for the first time in more than seven years, reducing it to 0.25%

4 August 2016

22 last-min holiday cost-cutting tricks

Near-perfect euro/dollar rates, free sat-nav, hotel re-book trick, train secrets, £9 travel insurance & mile-high picnic

3 August 2016

Travellers left unable to use Supercards after PIN problems

Some people hoping to use the card overseas found it was cancelled, with a replacement sent to their home address

14 July 2016

Paying a deposit to hire a car? Beware – you could lose out from changes to exchange rates

Holidaymakers who rent a car overseas from at least four major firms risk losing a chunk of their deposit

12 July 2016