Financial management

Financial management is something very few of us were taught at school, yet a little knowledge can go a long way to helping you achieve your life goals.

How to complain successfully – Life Hacks and Financial Management – photo of beer being poured

How to complain successfully

When things don’t go to plan how can you get them put right? We share our best tips for how to complain successfully and get the outcome you want … more

How to be rich with less money – Financial Management – money vs experiences

How to be rich with less money

We’re not going to claim we don’t need money, or even that it can’t contribute to happiness. But how much do we really need, and how much difference does it make what we spend it on? … more

How to manage a home budget – Financial Management – balancing act

How to manage a home budget

When you’re struggling with debts, or saving for a wedding, or to buy your own place, how do you manage your finances? We show you how to keep control and reach that goal … more

How to haggle for a great deal – Financial Management – bargain being reached

How to haggle for a great deal

Whatever you’re buying, or if you just want to keep your bills down, we share our top tips for getting a bargain. How to plan, what to say – and when to walk away … more

About the power of compound interest – Financial Management – picture of Albert Einstein

About the power of compound interest

Einstein is reputed to have described compound interest as the eighth wonder of the world. We explain how compound interest can work for you – or against you … more

How to borrow money responsibly – Financial Management – credit cards

How to borrow money responsibly

Most of us need to borrow money from time to time, whether it’s to buy a home or just to get through a lean period. But how can we do it without getting into hot water? … more

How to buy a used car – Financial Management – close up photo of car

How to buy a used car

How do you find a great deal on a used car – without being taken for a ride? It can be a risky business, but we show you how to stay safe and see your money travel further … more

How to ask for a raise – Career Counselling and Financial Management – pitch meeting

How to ask for a pay rise

When you work hard and feel you are not paid your true worth, how do you ask for a raise? We show you how to prepare and pitch your case to increase your chances of success … more

Where do my taxes go? – Financial Management – photo of money

Where do my taxes go?

Have you ever been shocked by how much of your hard-earned income you have to pay over as tax? And do you wonder what, if anything, you get in return? If so, you’re not alone. We dig deeper for our UK readers … more