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Stay updated and cash-savvy with the editor's Pick of the Week, and insightful cash and news-inspired stories. You saw them here first!

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Hot Picks » Warning over basic bank accounts

Banks are cutting back on the services offered through no-frills cash accounts. Banks are jeopardising the success …

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Hot Buys » Protect your contactless card details

RFID Protection Cover for Contactless Cards We all know now just how vulnerable the personal details on …

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Hot Buys » The perfect paperback full of cash facts

Spend your weekend relaxing away from the rain by boning up on your cash knowledge! This …

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Hot Picks » Online banking nightmares: New security hurdles, disappearing money and how banks got to shift the blame - Mail OnlineL

Anna and Daniel Rhodes live in a remote part of Kent. Their nearest cash machine is …

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Hot Picks » Why you should think about buying your holiday euros today - This is Money

British holidaymakers heading to Europe this summer should consider snapping up their currency now after the …

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Hot Buys » Make your suitcase stand out from the crowd with some cash comedy

We've all experienced that moment at the airport; you think your bag has finally appeared on …

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Hot Buys » Camera cash stash

You don’t need to be Ansel Adams to know there’s good money in photography. But in …

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Hot Picks » Diary of a student: money versus work experience - The Guardian

Find the original article on the Guardian Money website The Guardian's student blogger on the …

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Hot Picks » The Queen hands out traditional Royal Maundy money in York - The Telegraph

Read the original article on The Telegraph website The Queen received a rapturous welcome in …

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Hot Buys » Brighten up the weather with a rainy day fund

Having been bathed in blissful sunshine for the last week, the UK is set to see …

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Hot Picks » Can the nation decide who is truly noteworthy? - The Independent

Find the original article on The Independent website By Will Dean What does it take to …

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Hot Buys » Salute the sun with this quirky coin purse

The sunshine over the last week has had Britons from across the country flocking to every …

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Hot Picks » Budget 2012: the key points in summary - The Guardian

A simple run-down of this week's Budget announcement from the Guardian.  Katie Allen General remarks • "This …

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Hot Buys » Mystic money maze makes saving simple

By making withdrawals more complicated! This unique savings bank uses an intricate 3D maze to conceal and …

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Hot Picks » London Shops Vanish as $1.2B Olympic Payout Fizzles - Bloomberg

View the original article on Bloomberg.com By Chris Spillane and Katie Linsell Tony Freail closed his …

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Hot Buys » Stand-out money box gets students saving during National Student Money Week

Saving as a student is not the easiest of tasks - with fees, loans, accommodation costs, …

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Hot Picks » Should students pay Council Tax? - Save the Student

With a severe increase in fees already preventing many from applying to university, Save the Student …

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Hot Buys » Commemorative cash salute to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

With the celebration of the Queen's 60-year reign just around the corner, commemorative items can be …

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Hot Picks » DOMINIC WALSH: Who should be responsible for teaching you about personal finance? - This is Money

Original article available on This is Money.co.uk Financial Mail's annual student essay contest, run jointly …

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Hot Buys » Start saving those coffee coins

We all love treating ourselves to a fancy store-made, triple foamy, super skinny, extra shotted, syrup-y, …

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Hot Picks » Budget airlines netting £265,000 a day in card fees - TNT Magazine

A new consumer survey has revealed the extraordinary extent some companies will go to in order …

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Hot Buys » Blow your money with these novelty cash tissues

Blow your money without spending a penny with these amazing novelty tissues. With many of us currently …

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Hot Picks » Cynical Brits turn down free cash

The majority of Brits were so cynical when it came to accepting a genuine offer of …

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Hot Picks » Pack the gap year survival kit - Financial Mail Women's Forum

View the original article on the Financial Mail Women's Forum By Jo Thornhill Don’t set off …

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Hot Buys » Novelty cash erasers

Spruce up your stationary supply, give a quirky gift or perhaps just have some on hand …

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Hot Picks » The penny has dropped: let's scrap copper coins - The Guardian

Find the full story on the Guardian website By Guy Dammann The penny chew is long …

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Hot Buys » Money mug

"Finally! The perfect way to sip your tea in style." Carry your comfort cuppa around in something …

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Hot Picks » Cost of raising a child rises to £218,000 - Guardian

Read the original story on the Guardian website By Rebecca Smithers LV='s Cost of a Child …

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Hot Buys » Store your spare coins in style

It's always handy to have some coins to hand, whether it's for a small purchase at …

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Hot Picks » New coins won't work in parking meters and vending machines - The Telegraph

Read the original article on The Telegraph website By Rosie Murray-West Millions of 5p and 10p …

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Hot Buys » This cash is pants!

The only time you'll ever hear us saying that! But we have a very good reason, as our …

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Hot Buys » Cash case for your iPad

As one of the hottest Christmas presents of 2011, the iPad has been the must-have gadget …

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Hot Buys » Emergency cash in a flash

Are your finances feeling a little shaky following the holiday excesses? Well we have the perfect …

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Hot Picks » Twitter and Facebook your way to a wealthier 2012 - The Telegraph

Read the original story at telegraph.co.uk and make sure you check out our Cash-is-Cool Twitter …

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Hot Picks » Mystery of 'real-life Santa' who gave away £50 notes - The Telegraph

Find the original article on the Telegraph website By Andrew Hough A real-life Father Christmas has …

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Hot Buys » Give your Christmas cash a festive twist

We all love receiving some extra cash at Christmas time, particularly after splashing out on presents …

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Hot Picks » OFT tells banks to scrap fees on foreign currency - The Telegraph

Full story available on The Telegraph website By Paul Farrow Banks will stop charging customers a …

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Hot Picks » Mary Portas: 28-point plan for high street - Real Business

See the full article online at Real Business. By Kate Bassett Mary Portas has today set …

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Hot Buys » Carry your cash stash in style

Looking for a unique way to carry your cash aroud? Look no further! This dollar print wallet …

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Hot Picks » Q&A - Payday Loans - BBC

Payday loans have hit the press again with many arguing that they lure unsuspecting customers into …

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Hot Buys » Clear up a splash with cash - Monopoly monies tea towels

For the budding property entrepreneur it's the perfect way to plan your future business, while for …

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Hot Picks » 'There was money flying everywhere': Motorists scramble for cash after $100,000 falls out of bank courier van on highway - Mail Online

Full story available at the Mail Online. By Simon Tomlinson Dozens of motorists stopped on a …

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Hot Buys » A cash stash with some extra flash

It's always a wise idea to keep some extra cash stashed away for an emergency and …

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Hot Picks » Mobile phones could replace cash by 2016 - The Daily Telegraph

Mobiles to replace money? We just can't see it happening! What do you think? Comment below …

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Hot Buys » Stash that holiday cash safely

Heading on holiday this Christmas? Abandoning the chilly winter weather for warmer climbs? We have the …

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Hot Buys » Add some flare to your finances with this international cash carrier

Add some spice into your life and some flare into your wallet with this international currency …

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Hot Picks » MONEY ART - Shortlist

See the original article on the Shortlist website Origami just got expensive From time to time …

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Hot Picks » Money has been privatised by stealth - The Guardian

Full story available on the guardian.co.uk By Ben Dyson The greatest privatisation in history has gone …

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Hot Picks » Wishaw cash machine gives out free cash - BBC

Full story via the BBC. Cash machine users doubled their money when an ATM started …

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Hot Picks » 'Banks' hidden card fees are driving us to oblivion', say struggling petrol retailers - Mail Online

Full story available at the

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Hot Buys » Christmas piggy bank

Decorations adorn the streets, the supermarkets are full to the brim with festive puddings and pies …

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Hot Picks » New £50 banknote in circulation - BBC

Full story - and interavtive £50 note graphic - available via the BBC. The new …

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Hot Picks » Britons pile on the debt - The Telegraph

Full story available on the Telegraph website. By James Hall, Consumer Affairs Editor Britons have taken …

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Hot Buys » Priceless pad

Spruce up your to-do lists and make your notes flash and fancy with this novelty notepad. With …

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Hot Picks » Diary of a student: money burns a hole - Guardian

Full story available at Guardian.co.uk Throughout the academic year the Guardian's anonymous student blogger will …

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Hot Buys » Luxury loo paper

We have all wished for more cash and, while we at Cash-is-Cool sadly can't provide the …

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Hot Picks » Passenger's '£70,000' in foreign cash stolen from coach - BBC

Full story available online at BBC. A passenger has had a bag containing £70,000 worth …

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Money Pie Charts » Eating out? Where does your money go?

Ever received the bill after a meal in a restaurant and thought...'HOW MUCH?!' Yes, havent we …

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Hot Buys » Horrifying Halloween money box

Halloween is just around the corner and in the spirit of all things ghoulish and creepy, …

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Hot Picks » Treasury queries lack of access to cash machines - Which?

Full story at Which? RBS and Lloyds BG have ATM restrictions The Chairman of the Treasury …

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Hot Buys » Sterling silver cha-ching bling

Looking for a discreet way to flash the cash? Look no further than these beautiful cash …

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Hot Buys » Quirky cash tee

Add some cash splash to your wardrobe with this quirky t-shirt, a fashionable addition for anyone …

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Hot Picks » Why it can take 22 years to pay off your credit card - The Telegraph

Full story from The Telegraph By Kara Gammell David Cameron this afternoon said households were paying …

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Money Pie Charts » The Truth About Cats and Dogs

We all love our four legged friends, but no one likes forking out for pooper scooper …

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Hot Picks » Bank of England to launch new £50 - Guardian

Guardian.co.uk By Heather Stewart Inventor James Watt and his financial backer Matthew Boulton to feature on …

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Hot Buys » Cash cover for your iPhone

Give your phone a million-dollar make-over with this fun phone case from Mobstar. Made to fit …

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Hot Buys » (Chocolate) MONEY MAKER

Finally, a gift that quite literally pays for itself in cold, hard, sweet-tasting, chocolate cash. The perfect …

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Hot Picks » Free Post Office cash for RBS customers - MoneyFacts

RBS has struck a deal with the Post Office which will enable its customers to access …

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Hot Picks » Currency exchange is too costly - BBC

Are you being charged a fotune to use your credit card abroad? New research suggests that …

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Hot Picks » Britain's biggest banking bugbears

We all have our pet peeves when it comes to banking. Be it the seemingly endless …

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Hot Buys » Novelty cash maze

Birthdays, Christmases and other gift-giving occasions can often be a complete nightmare when it comes to …

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Hot Picks » Store cards taking their toll on female finances

This past week, the news has been full of stories about the rising number of unemployed …

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Hot Buys » Secret safe keeps cash hidden

This week we have a super-sleuth safe for you to keep all of your extra cash …

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Hot Picks » Back to school spending

The first of this week's picks comes from a Reuters blog and focuses on …

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Hot Buys » Coin pendant

Looking to add some sophisticated bling to your wardrobe? Then look no further than this stylish …

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Hot Picks » Sharpened shoes in ATM attack

Never have we seen a woman so desperate to access her cash, as this anonymous stiletto-wielding …

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Hot Buys » Bling bow tie

Add some bling to your wardrobe with this over-the-top accessory, a must have for those hoping …

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Hot Picks » Students look forward to life at university... but not the budget

Students across the country were met with a mix of joy, frustration, anger and elation yesterday …

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Hot Buys » Cash stash keychain

We've all found ourselves short of cash at one point or another, opening our wallets to …

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Hot Picks » The ultimate guide to gap year finance

Today's Pick of the Week is a great gap year guide from myfinances.co.uk.  We have once again …

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Hot Buys » £50 Tea Towel

Ever wished you could exchange a fiver for a fifty? Or perhaps you've always dreamed of …

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Money Pie Charts » Cash and Clubbing

We all love a good night out, but have you ever really thought about where all …

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Hot Buys » Penny saving swear jar

With the fast-paced lives we all live today, it can be quite easy to get flustered. …

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Hot Picks » Pick of the Week - 10 ways to save money

This week's Pick of the Week is a great little article from financial-news.co.uk, which has some …

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Money Pie Charts » Cash and Kids - Where your money really goes

It's that time of year again - yes, the school summer holiday is upon us, and …

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Hot Buys » Money Magic

This DVD is a must have for anyone with an interest in learning coin magic, with …

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Hot Picks » How to make your holiday cash travel further

Holidays are meant to be easy and carefree but you could pay a high price if …

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Hot Buys » Add some cha-ching to your bling!

This week's buy of the week are these blinging brilliant earrings! If you are a cash-lover …

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Hot Picks » Cheques Bounce Back

Good news for those of you who have a pro-choice attitude towards payment methods, cheques have …

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Money Pie Charts » The Cash Breakdown of a New Romance

Love birds: it's that time of year again... Time for some summer lovin'! So for those …

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Hot Buys » Money Bank Mattress - Safest Bank in the World

If our Grandparents taught us anything, it's that the mattress is the safest place to hide …

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Hot Picks » Pick of the Week - Independents' Day

Following on from last week's news pick, all about the British Retail Consortium's 'Cost of Collection' …

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Hot Buys » Starving Students Savings Tin Can

Use this witty student savings tin for your loose change! Made just like the Heinz baked bean …

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Hot Picks » It's Official - Cash is King!

Earlier this week, the British Retail Consortium released the findings of their annual 'Cost of Collection' …

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Money Pie Charts » Festival Cash in a Pie

For all you festival goers who have just returned from Glastonbury, check out our Festival Cash …

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Hot Buys » Paint your own piggy!

This paint your own piggy bank kit is the perfect way to get kids to save …

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Hot Picks » The latest cash news from the Bank of England

In its most pessimistic outlook for months, the Bank's rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) have announced …

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Hot Buys » Secret Money Belt

This week, we have selected this nylon webbing belt with a quick release buckle, that has …

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Hot Picks » Teen Cash Class guide launched for teachers

Schools across the UK are being encouraged to offer financial education lessons. Eleven curriculum-approved activity sheets …

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Hot Buys » The Bum Bag is Back

Despite the recent rain and the odd thunderstorm here and there, the summer is (believe it …

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Hot Picks » Keeping you posted on pensions

Earlier this week, it was announced that The Pensions Minister, Steve Webb, is considering preventing employers …

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Money Pie Charts » The Student Spend

  This pie chart is one for students and graduates alike. We know that times are tough, …

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Hot Buys » EuroCoin Holder

Planning your holiday to the Eurozone this summer? Then the nifty EuroCoin Holder is the perfect …

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Hot Picks » Cool Cash News

This week has seen some really interesting news stories emerge on a number of cash related …

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Hot Buys » Cash Wad Novelty Cufflinks

If you share our love of cash and have a bit of a penchant for novelty …

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Hot Buys » Giant Coca-Cola Money Saving Bottle

This week's buy of the week gives the phrase 'bottle bank' a whole new meaning. This …

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Hot Picks » Saving Savvy Families Can Cash In

Are you the UK's Savviest Family?   Nectar have recently launched a competition to find the UK's …

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Money Pie Charts » When Only Cash Will Do

We've all found ourselves in situations when only cash will do. Have a look at our …

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Money Pie Charts » Your Day In Cash

From bribing your kids to tossing a coin, see what you think of this comedy pie …

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Hot Picks » Virgin Money's plans for 'customer lounges'

Virgin Money has announced plans for four city-centre 'customer lounges'. The lounges will be open to …

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Hot Buys » Gold Coins Mouse Mat

Do you know someone who works in finance or banking, and is looking for a way …

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Hot Buys » Love Cash? Love Moschino

For the fashion savvy cash-lovers amongst you, this gorgeous purse from Moschino should be right up …

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Hot Buys » Clipping Brilliant Money Clip

Our pick of the week is the ultra-thin and light weight money clip from Smart Money …

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Hot Picks » This week's cash news

1. Market traders in Lancaster are up in arms about a recent city council ruling which …

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Hot Picks » Ever considered the APR for all those 'priceless' Mastercard purchases?

MasterCard has launched a marketing campaign to promote its sponsorship of the Uefa Champions League with …

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Hot Picks » Time to teach children about money

For any parent who is keen for their children to understand the value of money, this …

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Hot Picks » 'Rich-Sounding' Surnames Pay Off

A recent survey has suggested that people who have 'rich-sounding' surnames, actually have more money. Apparently, …

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Money Pie Charts » Gym Membership - Money Pie Chart

Check out the gym membership pie chart to see what your membership fee really gets spent …

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Hot Buys » True Utility - Cash Stash

What do you do if you go to get cash from your wallet but find that …

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Hot Buys » Electronic Coin Sorter

Check out our cash-is-cool buy of the week to stay current with la crème de la …

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Hot Buys » Lucky money plant

Check out our cash-is-cool buy of the week to stay current with la crème de la …

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Hot Picks » Bank error in your favour

When Australian cash machines in Sydney start spouting cash, it must be a lucky day for nearby …

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Hot Picks » Shoppers prefer cash

Shoppers in South Carolina are shying away from the plastic. They say that handing over cash …

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Hot Buys » Digital money jar

Check out our cash-is-cool buy of the week to stay current with la crème de la …

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Hot Picks » Singer Johnny CASH was born this week

This week we would like to pay tribute to a very talented singer who’s surname we …

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Hot Buys » Biddenden Gent’s Wallet

Check out our cash-is-cool buy of the week to stay current with la crème de la …

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Money Pie Charts » Penny for your pies

We’re loving these pie charts from the Sabotage Times which tells us exactly where that money …

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Hot Picks » Cashly Happenings this week

Excessive card charges? No thanks. The Mirror investigates:  blogs.mirror.co.uk » This young boy donates his …

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Hot Buys » Love heart chocolate coins

Check out our cash-is-cool buy of the week to stay current with la crème de la …

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A day in the year of 2100

Fast forward quite a few decades, and I’m living in the year 2100. I’m yet to …

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Hot Buys » Guzzini Coin Tray

Check out our cash-is-cool buy of the week to stay current with la crème de la …

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Hot Picks » Your weekly cash-is-cool news update

Here at the cash-is-cool offices in rainy England, we wouldn't mind a trip to the Caribbean …

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Hot Buys » Orla Kiely Purse

Check out our cash-is-cool buy of the week to stay current with la crème de la …

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Hot Picks » Weekly round-up of the top ca$h stories

Have we found Australia's most honest man? A 68-year-old factory worker from down under hands in …

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Hot Picks » Another 'top five' from our Editor

If you have frugal fatigue this Winter then check out this snappy article from Walletpop!

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Money Pie Charts » The Wonderful World of Money

Check out these tasty money pies if you're interested in where people's cash really goes and …

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Hot Buys » New Year Cash purse

Check out our cash-is-cool buy of the week to stay current with la crème de la …

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Hot Picks » Editor's top five cash stories and tips this week

Still unsure about that granny-like gold necklace you got for Christmas? Tesco will now swap it …

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Flexible Friend or Reason to Overspend?

Don't let your cards take you for a ride that you can't afford! You know how …

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Hot Picks » Use £'s to save pounds

We all know there are plenty of times in your shopping week when it is better …

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Count Your Greens

No one has ever believed that "plastic" is good for our Planet. Banknotes, however, can certainly …

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