News & Guides

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Personal Savings Allowance Explained

Find out what the Personal Savings Allowance is, whether you need to pay tax on savings, and how to pay tax if you exceed your tax-free savings limits.
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What is an Emergency Fund?

Interested in creating an emergency fund? Read our top tips about what an emergency fund is and how best to create one.
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Budget Planning

Become more in control of your money through budget planning. This useful guide from Shawbrook will help you to get a better understanding of your finances.
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Pocket money for kids

Discover the benefits of pocket money for kids and some popular chore ideas to help your children develop valuable money-saving skills.
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Online scams to watch out for

Protect yourself from the latest scams with expert advice from Shawbrook. We go over the most recent scams that have emerged during the cost of living crisis.
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Will opening a savings account affect my credit score?

Opening a savings account won’t usually affect your credit score as money isn’t being borrowed, but there can be an indirect link. Learn more with Shawbrook.
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Best money saving challenges to try in 2024

Looking for inspiration to save? We compile some of the best new year money saving challenges. Discover the right challenge for you in our guide.
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Different 1p Saving Challenges to Try

Ready to start saving in 2024? Find out more about the 1p saving challenge, its benefits, and how to easily adapt it to suit the whole family.