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How can you stop cold calls?
The government is going to make it easier to crack down on cold calls from April 6th

But what can you do now?

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Watch some short videos I've put together - and others I've selected - to help you get more from your money.

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What's on your credit report and how is it used?

Lenders use credit reports to help them work out whether to lend to you

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What is life insurance

Do you need it or is it a waste of money?

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You can register for the married couples' allowance

It could save you up to £212 a year from April. But it's not available to all couples

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How to make sure you avoid investment scams

In the run up to the pension changes in April, rogues and scammers are very active

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10 things you need to know about universal credit

Which benefits is it replacing, how will it work and how will you be able to claim it?

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If you’ve got a problem and you’d like some help, why not contact a money expert?

Whether you want to find out how to get the best mortgage, are worried about your debts, have an elderly parent who needs care or don't see eye-to-eye with your partner over money, one of SavvyWoman's panel of experts can help.

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How to get a state pension statement
What will it tell you?
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How will shared parental leave work from April?
The rules are changing
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Claiming your state pension on your ex-husband's National Insurance record
What do the rules say?
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How to choose the right income protection policy
What should you look for?
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Pensions and divorce - how can the pension be divided?
What are the options?
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You should always obtain independent financial advice.


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