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How to avoid lifestyle inflation

Got a promotion and noticing your spending rising to keep pace with your salary? Then you need to read this before your lifestyle impacts your ability to save and hit your future financial goals.

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What’s the difference between a personal bank account and a business bank account?

If you're new to starting a business, you may wonder what account you need. Find out the differences between personal current accounts and business accounts here.

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Seven genius travel hacks that I swear by

Looking for a holiday on a shoestring? Jack from the much-loved, Jack’s Flight Club reveals his top booking hacks so you can travel the world for less

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“Boost your business’s social media presence in ten simple steps”

Looking for new ways to make your business stand out from the crowd on social media? Can’t quite understand why your followers aren’t growing? Social media and digital content expert Pilar Nalwimba reveals ten easy ways to fix that

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Everything you need to know about Virgin Money Music Rewards

Do you want to experience the hottest gigs in town like a superstar? Or sip bespoke cocktails in an Insta-worthy bar before the show starts? Here’s how you can do all of that and more with Virgin Money Rewards

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REVEALED: The world's most iconic and incredible music venues

Live music is back, and we are SO ready for it! If you’ve missed the gig or festival scene, why not go all out for your next live experience?

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“Together, we can make a difference”

DYLAN, Hannah Grace and Lilla Vargen, our Emerging Stars, talk female rock-star icons, the women who inspire them and sexism in the music business

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Notion’s ones to watch this year

Nicholas, who heads up music magazine Notion, reveals the artists to listen to in 2021

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Meet our new Emerging Stars - Hannah Grace, Kamakaze and Lilla Vargen

After a successful launch of this new music initiative in July 2020, we’re excited to introduce the next wave of Emerging Stars

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Sir Mo Farah’s top training tracks

Which tunes help an Olympic athlete slide straight into top gear?

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The summer we brought live music back

Virgin Money sponsored the world’s first socially distanced music venue in Newcastle’s Gosforth Park

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Craig Charles’s boogie wonderland

The actor-turned-DJ shares the soul and funk tracks that always get him moving

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Ronan Keating on his roller-coaster 2020

From the birth of his baby girl to campaigning to get live music back up and running

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Tom Grennan talks love, loss and lockdown

We caught up with him ahead of his live set at the Virgin Money Unity Arena

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Meet Virgin Money Emerging Star Dylan

The Suffolk singer-songwriter has been practising saying ‘Hello Wembley’ since she was six

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Mosa Wild on mates, mixtapes and making music

The up-and-coming indie band who’ve earned their place among Virgin Money’s Emerging Stars

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Aaron Taylor on soul, spirituality – and staying in

Introducing Aaron Taylor, whose brand of gospel-inspired soul has earned him fans (and downloads) around the world

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Laura Whitmore

We couldn’t be more excited that Laura Whitmore is the face of the Virgin Money Emerging Stars programme

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Welcome to the Virgin Money Emerging Stars programme

Want to discover the UK’s brightest, freshest, most exciting up-and-coming talent before anyone else does?