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  • How to beat the squeeze

    A report last year by the Resolution Foundation revealed that the UK is experiencing the longest fall in living standards since record began. So while the last recession in the UK technically ended in back in 2013, the effects of the Great Recession and financial crisis are still being felt right across the UK. And now, with Brexit looming large on the horizon, the future looks even less certain.

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    Black Friday - all it's cracked up to be?

    With Christmas fast approaching, it surely must be that time of year where half of us flock to the shops or head online seeking deals and bargains, while the other half shut themselves indoors with the Wi-Fi unplugged. That’s right - it’s Black Friday! But what is it and can you trust the dazzling array of deals on offer?

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    Budget 2018 - at a glance

    On Monday the Chancellor presented the main fiscal event of the year and the final budget before the UK is due to leave the European Union. But how will the changes outlined affect you and your family?

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    The new Brexit 50 pence piece – and some interesting facts about the 50p coin

    With an announcement in the Autumn Budget that a 50p coin will be circulated to mark the UK’s departure from the EU, here’s some information about the new coin and some facts you might not know about the 50 pence piece.

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    Dealing with bereavement - how to manage savings accounts held with us

    Dealing with a death is never easy, so we want to do our bit to make the process as stress-free as possible. And while the last thing you might want to talk about is money, it’s important that you take care of the practical matters.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.