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  • Ten Questions to Ask When Viewing a House

    Jun 05, 2019

    We’ve put together a strong list of 10 questions that you can ask your estate agent to arm you for your house purchasing journey.

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  • Savings where you least expected them

    May 03, 2019

    We run through an average working day and point out some ways you could cut back costs that you may not have thought of.

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  • Hit refresh: What is an ISA and why would you want one?

    Apr 02, 2019

    This April marks the 20th anniversary of the individual savings account (ISA), so we thought what better time to hit refresh, start from the beginning and explain what exactly an ISA is and how your savings could benefit from one.

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  • Have you used your ISA Allowance?

    Jan 11, 2019

    ISAs can sound complicated to savers, but simply put, an ISA is a tax-free account for your savings – and you can save £20,000 a year into an ISA (from April – April) – have you used your full allowance this tax year yet?

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  • Protect your Finances in 2019

    Jan 10, 2019

    Despite total losses from financial fraud in the UK falling by 2% in the first half of 2018 compared to 2017, the number of fraud cases increased to over 1 million - we look at some advice from Take Five to Stop Fraud.

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  • What does ‘My Accounts’ look like

    Dec 19, 2018

    We launched the first phase of our improvements to our My Accounts portal this year making it easier to manage your accounts online. Here, we take a look at what you can do inside the portal and how easy and user friendly it is to use.

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  • Saving in 2019

    Dec 13, 2018

    If you are looking to cut the costs and save in 2019 then it might take some hard work and planning – but here are some practical changes you can make to help you get started.

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  • Autumn Budget 2018 - How Could It Affect You?

    Nov 26, 2018

    Last month, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the autumn budget. There were some changes to personal allowance, stamp duty and Shared Ownership and to the Help to Buy housing scheme. We take a look at how some of these things might affect you.

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  • Changes to Help to Buy Scheme

    Nov 26, 2018

    The latest budget announced a ​slightly amended Help to Buy Scheme to be launched in 2021 – but what is Help to Buy, will the new ​changes affect you and how will it work?

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  • Keeping Your Data Safe

    Nov 23, 2018

    Teachers Building Society has received Cyber Essentials Certification which means we have tough security controls in place to protect your data against cyber-attacks.

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