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Understanding personal finance: Money, money, money

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Understanding personal finance: Money, money, money Copyrighted image Credit: Knowdl
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 27 May 2015
Learn how to get on top of your debts and gain a better understanding of banking terms with this interactive learning tool. 

Will pension reform give older people the freedom they seek?

Will pension reform give older people the freedom they seek? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2015
As the Chancellor seeks to unlock more pension savings, are there risks alongside the benefits on offer?

The government's new pension service has one fatal flaw

The government's new pension service has one fatal flaw Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Feb 2015
Can the government's new Pension Wise service really give people the pension freedoms?

Managing my money: Your questions answered

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Updated 09 Feb 2015
Martin Upton and Jonquil Lowe sit down to discuss some of the questions raised by learners studying Managing My Money.

Britain wants you to be banker, but are you ready for the risk?

Britain wants you to be banker, but are you ready for the risk? Creative commons image Credit: Mark Roy under CC-BY-2.0 licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Oct 2014
Peer-to-peer lending is being seen as an alternative to the inactivity of traditional banking but would you be willing to play the banker role?...

Small Data: Summer petrol prices

Small Data: Summer petrol prices Creative commons image Credit: Albert Bridge under CC-BY-SA licence
Updated 01 Aug 2014
It's August - and many families will be heading off soon on summer holidays. But how has the cost of petrol changed over the last ten years?

Small Data: Changes in the basket of items measuring inflation, 2004-2014

Small Data: Changes in the basket of items measuring inflation, 2004-2014 Creative commons image Credit: Andrew Eadie under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Updated 17 Jun 2014
Each year, the Office of National Statistics tweaks the contents of the baskets used to track inflation. What gets added or dropped tells how our...

US pet expenditure is greater than Croatia's GDP

US pet expenditure is greater than Croatia's GDP Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 12 May 2014
American pet owners now spend $60billion a year on pet spas, planes, hotels, and televisions. Have they lost touch with reality? asks David Usborne.

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You and your money

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You and your money Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 23 Apr 2012
An important aspect of personal finance is the way individuals and households manage their debt, how much it costs and the different types of...