Elderly sisters lose inheritence tax battle

It's hard not to feel sorry for the two elderly sisters who have just lost their European court case in their attempts to benefit from the same inheritance tax rules that married couples and those in civil partnerships enjoy.

How to save stamp duty when trading stocks and shares

Stamp duty is payable when you buy shares. As the costs of stamp duty can reduce the effectiveness of day trading, finding ways to reduce this tax can make the difference between profit and loss. Read this article to learn how to buy shares without paying stamp duty.

Where to buy the best views in Britain

Few people looking for a house can afford the luxury of picking a real beauty spot. At best, once you've considered budget, location, amenities, a good view from the bedroom window is a lucky bonus. Read our guide to buy the best views in Britain.

Why you should consider variable rate mortgages

If you are a homeowner needing to remortgage, or even if you are thinking about buying a home, you will want to get the best deal that you can on your mortgage. In this article we look at the benefits of variable rate mortgages.

Car Depreciation Is Your Enemy

Depreciation is probably the biggest hidden cost involved in buying a car. If you're looking for a used car, there are a few things you can do to minimise depreciation, and help you get the best deal.

A guide to cashback, self-certification and graduate mortgages

People have a different needs when it comes to finding a best-fit mortgage. Sometimes the more traditional Fixed rate or Standard variable rate mortgages can be substituted or supplemented with the introduction of other types of products.

What are payday loans and are they a good idea?

We all get strapped for cash from time to time. Sometimes those bills all arrive at once and leave us struggling to make ends meet. However, help is at hand in the form of payday loans. But these convenient loans can come at a high price.

Quit smoking to knock thousands off your insurance bills

Saving money is often one of the first reasons given for quitting smoking. But we usually think only in terms of the money saved on the cigarettes themselves. However, you could also save thousands on your insurance bills by packing them in.

Brits set to splash out for Valentine’s Day

Romance is in the air this week and according to new research Brits aren't afraid to splash out on their loved ones. We take a closer look at Britain's £1.6 billion Valentine's Day bill.