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6 simple steps to get out of debt

Getting out of debt is easier than you think, once you know how. Here’s a simple six-step guide…

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Brilliant money advice – from real people

Do you ever wish you’d been taught how to manage your money at school? We put out a social media post asking our followers the best advice life has taught them about their finances (that they wish they’d known years earlier). Here are their top 5 tips…

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'How I mastered my money in my 20s'

Pensions, mortgages, investment plans: those are for old people, right? Wrong. Getting on top of your finances in your 20s can set you up for life. Here’s how…

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How to improve your credit score – and why it matters

Your credit score is one of those numbers that’s really, really important. Find out why it's so important and how to fix yours if you need to here.

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5 ways you can stay safe and shop savvy this Black Friday

Who doesn’t love a sale? With winter approaching, we’re now counting down the days until sale season and, of course, its main event: Black Friday. However, it’s all too easy to get carried away with the lure of the sale sign. Here are 5 tips and tricks to help you make the most of this year’s Black Friday deals

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Meet the Upstarts: Rainford's Christmas Trees

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an Upstart? Meet Richard Rainford, one of our business banking customers, who’s used innovation and the power of social media to transform his farm into an unforgettable experience for families

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Meet the Upstarts: Small Screen Talent

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an upstart? Meet Ross Adams, one of our business banking customers, who’s used his successful career in acting and passion for teaching to start his very own unique TV acting academy and professional agency for young performers

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How to improve your credit score – and why it matters

Your credit score is one of those numbers that’s really, really important. Find out why it's so important and how to fix yours if you need to here.

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We want to help our customers make greener choices in their finances

Are you wanting to live a greener life? Or looking to make your business more sustainable but not sure where to start? We have financial products that can help…

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Should cryptocurrency come with a health warning?

We all understand cash, and how it works. But cryptocurrencies – despite regularly hitting the headlines – can seem a lot more complex. Here’s an explainer of everything you need to know

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How to reduce your financial carbon footprint

When we think about climate change, we instantly think about the food we eat, the shops we buy from and the transport we use. And those things are hugely important. But the way you bank can also have a big impact your carbon footprint. Here’s how

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'How I mastered my money in my 20s'

Pensions, mortgages, investment plans: those are for old people, right? Wrong. Getting on top of your finances in your 20s can set you up for life. Here’s how…

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Can you trust TikTok when it comes to money advice?

TikTok, the social media platform beloved of Generation Z, is packed full of influencers (and, more recently, Martin Lewis) creating short, snackable videos full of financial tips. But how can you tell what advice is trustworthy advice and what’s not?

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Brilliant money advice – from real people

Do you ever wish you’d been taught how to manage your money at school? We put out a social media post asking our followers the best advice life has taught them about their finances (that they wish they’d known years earlier). Here are their top 5 tips…

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How to save on your utility bills this winter

In light of the ongoing energy and cost-of-living crisis, we’ve outlined some eco-friendly tips to help you save hundreds of pounds a year…

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6 simple steps to get out of debt

Getting out of debt is easier than you think, once you know how. Here’s a simple six-step guide…

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5 signs you have financial worries and how to cope with them

We’ve outlined 5 common signs that you may have money problems and how to solve them if you are struggling with financial insecurity. Read our tips here.

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How to look a million dollars – for less

Want to look expensive on a budget? Ex-fashion editor Rachel Sullivan shares some of her best go-to insider secrets to get more bang for your buck!

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Does Airbnb break your mortgage rules?

Extra cash for letting out rooms is great, but becoming an Airbnb “hotelier” isn’t always as straightforward as it seems

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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 know-how appointments 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

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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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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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“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.