Dear Lifetise: I spend all my money on going out

Dear Lifetise I’m 27 and living with 2 friends in a house-share in Coventry.  I work full-time as a project manager earning £30,000. I enjoy my job and I’m lucky that I’ve made loads of friends at work. There’s a group of us that goes out most nights after work for some beers, or to […]

Best savings accounts

Saving money is hard enough without having to try to figure out which is the best savings account. With so many different types of savings accounts out there, it can feel like you’re blindfolded in a maze! No more stumbling around into dead-ends. In this article, we’re going to give you the path to getting […]

How I managed to save £6,000 in a year using the 50 / 30 / 20 rule

I’ve always found it difficult to save money. I go through phases where I’ll be really disciplined for a couple of months and take my own lunches to work and cut down on nights out. I’ll feel very virtuous for a while, until I get bored of eating leftovers every day. Then it will get […]

Help-to-buy ISA vs Lifetime ISA (LISA)

If you are saving to buy a home, then you should think about opening a Help-to-buy ISA or a Lifetime ISA. There are slightly different rules and eligibility criteria that apply to each, so we have summarised this in the table below, to help you choose which is best for you and you can read […]

Dear Lifetise: I can’t stand living with my boyfriend’s parents

Dear Lifetise   I’m 29 and I’ve moved in with my boyfriend at his parents’ home whilst we save for a house. I know it’s really kind of them to let us stay rent free, but I’m starting to lose my mind. It’s been 3 months and, at the beginning, it was fine. It was […]

Make the Most of Your Renting Perks

Are you looking at renting somewhere to live? Or are you already doing so and want to make the most of it? Whether you rent due to affordability or lifestyle suitability, it can be the perfect decision to give you that independence in life. You’ll have a space of your own, paid for with hard earned money, and […]