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How to navigate the cost-of-living crisis

Important - The value of investments can fall as well as rise, so you could get back less than you invest, especially over the short term. The information shown is not personal advice. Seek advice if you’re not sure what’s right for you.

Inflation is soaring. It reached a 40-year high of 9.4% in June, and is expected to move higher by the end of the year.

Rising prices make things less affordable for us all and directly impact our purse strings. Coupled with increasing taxes and it’s clear to see why we’re in a cost-of-living crisis.

Things aren’t likely to ease anytime soon either. This means budgets are going to be squeezed even further, so it’s important to know what it means for your money and what you can do about it.

We look at what it could mean for you, explain why investing is key for your financial future and share our top 20 tips to save money.

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Navigating the cost-of-living crisis

1) The cost-of-living crisis – what is it and how to cope

With the cost-of-living crisis hitting headlines, we look at what’s causing it, and what you can do to cope.

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2) The impact of the cost-of-living crisis on higher earners – what you can do

We look at what the cost-of-living crisis could mean for higher earners, why they might not be as safe as they think, and what they can do about it.

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3) Our experts reveal 20 ways to save money

Sky-high inflation means we all need to work harder to save money. We asked some of our personal finance experts for some of their best tips for cutting costs.

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4) Should you invest during a cost-of-living crisis?

We look at if you should think about investing and saving into a pension, even during a cost-of-living crisis.

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