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We renovated our whole house on a budget – here’s what we learnt

Home-makeover words of wisdom from Virgin Money’s Arianna and her partner Nick, who are doing up their whole house while trying to save some pennies on the way

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Unexpectedly brilliant British breaks

With the world of travel continuing to be uncertain, now is the perfect opportunity to explore destinations a little closer to home. Here are Visit Britain's pick of the UK's best undiscovered destinations.

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“How we retired in our 40s”

Saying goodbye to being a wage slave at a relatively young age sounds like the preserve of millionaires, but it’s absolutely achievable for ‘ordinary’ earners. It just takes a bit of planning…

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How much should I save each month?

Turn your rainy-day fund from a puddle into a reservoir with our guide to sensible saving

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The Virgin Experience Days you won’t want to miss

With our Brighter Money Bundle, you'll bag a Virgin Experience Days gift card when you switch your current account to us. Get inspiration on how to spend it here! Terms apply.

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I’m locked out of my mobile banking app. What should I do?

Alina from our Red Team tells you what you should do if you forget your login details and get locked out of your banking app.

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How to get the most from your Virgin Money mobile banking app

Track, budget, save and pay without hassle with your mobile banking app. Here’s everything you need to know to get the most out of it

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Online fraud: how can I protect myself?

We are all in the middle of an online fraud and scam boom. Here are the key traps to be aware of right now – and how to protect yourself

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Easy ways to make your home greener

Over 15% of the UK’s total carbon footprint comes from emissions created at home. Virgin Money is proud to be partnered with Carbon Neutral Britain to provide a range of Greener Mortgages – here are some small steps we can all take to make a big difference

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“How we’re supporting customers with cancer”

Money worries are the last thing you need when you’re dealing with a cancer diagnosis. That’s why we’ve launched an in-store service to support customers affected by the disease. Our first Macmillan Guides share why they think this service, the first of its kind in a UK bank, is so vital

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It’s time to go digital

Our in-store Digital Fitness sessions are dedicated to giving our customers the confidence to do their banking online and make the most of digital technology, with some added Virgin magic.

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How to add value to your home

Our guide to improving rather than moving

Iona Bain, author of Own It! How Our Generation Can Invest Our Way to a Better Future. Money on your mind

How much should I save each month?

Turn your rainy-day fund from a puddle into a reservoir with our guide to sensible saving

Iona Bain, author of Own It! How Our Generation Can Invest Our Way to a Better Future. Money on your mind

Business loans: the future is green

If you run a sustainable business, you could benefit from our sustainability-linked business loans – they’re a European first

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Do you know enough about Universal Credit?

It’s time to break the stigma around claiming benefits. Millions more people are now using UC due to Covid-19 – here’s our helpful guide on what you need to know

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What’s an ISA and why do I need one?

By Iona Bain, ISA aficionado and author of Own It! How Our Generation Can Invest Our Way to a Better Future

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"Why your donation has never mattered more"

We’re donating £50 to a charity of your choice registered on Virgin Money Giving with our new switching offer

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“Everything I’ve learned about online banking”

Our Red Team’s Nilima can help anyone get online. Here’s her guide to the basics and beyond

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I’ll think twice before buying from Europe now

Have you noticed that your favourite French wine, Spanish fashion and Swedish homeware have got a lot more expensive since Brexit?

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Furlough: what’s next?

Whether you’ve been recently furloughed, or you’re worried that the scheme’s end may be imminent, we’ve tracked down the most helpful information out there so you don’t have to

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How switching your mortgage can save you money

Switching your deal could save you thousands of pounds

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Buy now, stress later?

Klarna and Clearpay are now household names, with millions of people now using them. Here’s what you need to know about Buy Now Pay Later schemes

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How I got myself out of £35,000 worth of debt

It’s so easy to get into debt – and so hard to get out of it. But it can be done. Marie Ellis tells us how she managed it

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5 ways to make sure your home is a happy one

What all couples need to know about money

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6 reasons to start saving today

Want to start putting money aside, but struggling to get started? Sometimes all you need is the right motivation

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Been made redundant? Help is at hand

We’ve hunted down the most useful information out there, so you don’t have to

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Do your finances need a detox?

Small changes can sometimes make a BIG difference when it comes to money

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How to stay safe against scams this Black Friday

Want to make the most of this year’s Black Friday deals while avoiding fraud?

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“Slumming it in a tent will never be the same again!”

Meet the little red card that unlocks red-carpet experiences

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Has Covid-19 changed your money habits

Nine ways the pandemic has transformed the way we’re spending (and saving)

The Greener Homes Scheme: Your questions answered

Red team member Alina and property expert Lucian Cook dig into the Greener Homes Scheme.

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“Daddy, what’s an ISA?”

It’s never too early to begin getting your kids clued up about cash

How do I make the most of money I’m saving working from home?

Savvy lockdown saver Fiona from our Red Team shares some unmissable tips for anyone who’s managed to save money this year.

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How to eat well on a budget

Here’s how to plan your weekly food shop and save money

Should I tell my bank I’ve been made redundant?

Red Team member Attish gives you the rundown on what to do next if you’ve lost your job.

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How to get into good financial habits

Here are eight great ideas for making changes you’ll want to keep

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The lowdown on joint accounts

Should you join financial forces with your partner, or is it the relationship kiss of death?

Money on your mind? Meet the Red Team

Our team of experts are here to answer all your big questions about money, whether you bank with us or not.