From valuation and house survey fees to removal costs, first-time buyers could need to save around £5,000 more than their mortgage deposit to buy a house.
Find out what the latest inflation figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) mean for your cash, and where to find the best savings accounts.
Leeds Building Society's new 10-year fixed-term savings account pays 2.53% AER - but should you lock up your cash for a decade?
Find out if you'd be better off opting for a 95% mortgage rather than using the government's Help to Buy scheme
New research claims to reveal the best cities for landlords hoping to recoup their initial investment costs quickly.
Up to 3.7 million pensioners will have to pay for their TV licence from June 2020 - find out how the TV licence system works and if you'll be affected by the changes
These types of accounts are offering the highest rates in seven years - find out how they work, and where to find the top rates
Nearly 12,000 people reduced their council tax bills last year by changing their property's band. Find out whether you could cut your bills
So far, only 8% of eligible families have signed up to the government childcare scheme. Find out how it works, and what the alternatives are
First-time buyers have until 30 November to benefit from this government-backed savings product - but should you sign up?