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Money Tips: Our Favourite Travel Apps to Save Money

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Everyone loves a holiday, but it’s no secret that they’re not exactly cheap. Sometimes travelling abroad can feel like a luxury that’s a little out of reach, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Now, more than ever, there are plenty of ways to save money and make holidays a reality - and of course we’ve got apps to thank for that.

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Money Tips: How to Book the Cheapest Hotels, Every Time

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When it comes to going away, finances are a big part of the planning process. They can be one of the main reasons people can’t afford holidays - especially the cost of accommodation. Hotels can be notoriously expensive and you end up compromising on quality for the sake of budget. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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What is Identity Theft and How Can You Help Prevent Being a Victim of Fraud?

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Imagine someone stealing your personal details - things like your name, birth date, address, number and bank details – this is identity theft. Think about what they could do with that information and what they could access. Everything from your bank accounts to personal information like emails could be compromised, and along with it your money, your privacy and even your personal safety.

Learn how to protect yourself from this risk.

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MYJAR Explains: Annual Percentage Rate (APR)


When comparing various financial products, you’re bound to see Annual Percentage Rates (APRs). They are designed to help you compare loans, and take out the product that is best for you. As such, it is helpful to understand them and their limitations to help you make decisions about which loan to go for.

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What is a Credit Score?


The term ‘credit score’ can be a confusing one: there is no universal credit rating that all lenders use to give you a final mark. All lenders will have different systems of assessing their customers’ credit histories, and their criteria might even vary for different financial products.

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Warning: Late repayment can cause you serious money problems. For help, go to moneyadviceservice.org.uk