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Best for business banking

Tide Bank

A great business bank account for small to medium sized businesses with everything you’d expect from a bank, and more, all in an awesome phone app. They have a free version and their customer service is great.

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Revolut

It’s a bank account of the future. Manage your money, save, invest, travel worldwide and more. It’s everything in one packed-out app. And if you like to feel fancy, you can even get a metal card. There’s a free plan to get started too. It's a solid 4 stars from us.

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Best for comparison sites

Compare the Market

A comparison site that searches the market to give you competitive prices. They mainly focus on car insurance and home insurance. Get extra rewards if you purchase something through their site.

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Confused

Get competitive quotes for your car insurance, home insurance and more. They entice you to use their services with free gifts. Get free financial help from their online magazine.

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Go Compare

Go Compare is an independent comparison site that focuses on a wide range of products including insurance, money and energy. They will show you their best deals based on your individual circumstances.

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MoneySuperMarket

Their aim is to give you peace of mind by showing you the best deals from their range (but this won't be every company). From banking to insurance and to give you alerts so you don’t miss renewal dates.

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Best for cryptocurrency

Coinbase

Coinbase is the most popular crypto exchange worldwide. It’s the ‘go-to’ place for beginners because it’s super easy to buy and safely store crypto. The advanced platform makes it pretty good for the experienced traders too. The only downside is it’s on the expensive side.

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Finimize

Move over financial advisors, Finimize is in town. Easy to understand news, expert analysis and guides on finance, business and investing all in one app, updated daily. All for just a small monthly fee. It’s hugely popular and a must-have. 5 stars from us.

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Kraken

Kraken is an established crypto exchange, is really safe, has a wide range of coins and the customer service is excellent. Plus it’s one of the cheapest exchanges around and has advanced trading features for the pros. We love it and highly recommend it.

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eToro UK

eToro is an awesome trading platform. There’s a huge community you can get involved in, learn from and copy their trades! It’s commission free, and a huge range of investments to trade. Worth checking out. 5 stars from us.

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OKX

One of the cheapest crypto exchanges out there, great trading volume, and advanced trading features and tools. Plus, a great NFT marketplace and wallet! What more could you want?! It’s an awesome exchange. 5 stars from us.

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Nexo

Earn money on your crypto or borrow cash with your crypto, with great interest rates for both. You can buy and sell crypto too. It’s an awesome platform overall, trustworthy and great customer service. 5 stars from us.

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Gemini

Probably the safest place to buy and store your crypto. It’s an established exchange (buy and sell crypto) that focuses on looking after your crypto safely. It’s super easy to use, and great for both beginners and advanced traders. A solid 4 stars from us.

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Best for financial advisors

Unbiased

Unbiased help you find the right advisor for you. They match you with a fully qualified expert to help you with your money, so that’s an accountant, a solicitor, a financial advisor or a mortgage advisor.

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Best for household bills

Raylo

A better way of owning a phone, iPad or MacBook, by not owning it at all? It kind of works. You get the best devices and for cheaper, and with no hassle trying to sell it or trade it in after. We're big fans.

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Cuckoo Broadband

Super-fast broadband, no contract, great service, supports charity, what more could you want? It’s not the cheapest, but it’s not far off and it just might be the best.

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Octopus Energy

Energy that won’t cost the Earth… It's planet saving renewable energy at a good price, and with almost unbelievably good, multi-award winning customer service. You really can’t ask for anything more from an energy supplier.

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Housekeep

“The best cleaning service in London.” Yeah go on then, we’ll agree with that. We’re customers and we love it.

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Virgin Media Broadband

Insanely fast broadband but terrible customer service – this one is hard to call. There’s lots to love about Virgin Media but as soon as something goes wrong it’s a nightmare. We’re giving it 3 stars and recommend only to those who want the fastest internet going.

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Best for investing

AJ Bell

One of the cheapest traditional brokers out there, with a good reputation and established history. The customer service is great and there’s a huge range of investment options. Overall, 5 stars from us.

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Finimize

Move over financial advisors, Finimize is in town. Easy to understand news, expert analysis and guides on finance, business and investing all in one app, updated daily. All for just a small monthly fee. It’s hugely popular and a must-have. 5 stars from us.

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CIRCA5000

Improving the future of humanity and making money at the same time, it’s a winning combination! Their app is great at helping you save money and save the planet at the same time. The fees are reasonable and their customer service is excellent. It’s 5 stars for us.

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Moneyfarm

Moneyfarm is like a financial advisor on your phone (or website), their experts will work with you to determine the best investment strategy. It’s low cost, with an excellent investment track record and great customer service. 5 stars from us.

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eToro UK

eToro is an awesome trading platform. There’s a huge community you can get involved in, learn from and copy their trades! It’s commission free, and a huge range of investments to trade. Worth checking out. 5 stars from us.

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IG

IG is a serious trading platform, and very well established. They literally invented spread betting (details in the review). If you’re looking for one of the best platforms in the UK to trade you’ve found it. The investment options are huge and the costs are reasonable. 5 stars from us.

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InvestEngine

Free investing! Or as close to it as possible. InvestEngine charge no fees at all if you want to manage your investments yourself, and a super low fee of 0.25% if you want their experts to handle things. That's as cheap as chips! It’s more than just low cost though, there’s a huge range of investment options and great service. 5 stars from us!

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XTB

XTB is one of the best trading platforms out there. The software itself is super easy to use, fast and has great trading tools. There’s a good range of investment options, the fees are very low and the customer service is excellent. Highly recommended. 5 stars.

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Trading 212

Trading 212 is an awesome trading platform. Trades are commission free, and the costs are super low. The range of investments is huge, from stocks to currencies, and the customer service is amazing. One of the best platforms out there 5 stars from us.

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Interactive Investor

Interactive Investor is a popular investment platform with a flat fee, making it a cheap option if you have over £30,000 of investments. There’s a huge range to choose from, their website and apps are great and their customer service is excellent. 

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Nexo

Earn money on your crypto or borrow cash with your crypto, with great interest rates for both. You can buy and sell crypto too. It’s an awesome platform overall, trustworthy and great customer service. 5 stars from us.

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Freetrade

Buy stocks and shares for free! Leave the oldies stuck in their ways with their old school banks and expensive brokers. Freetrade is the modern way to invest your money – all done on your phone with Freetrade's awesome app all for free, and super easy!

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FinecoBank

Fineco is a very low cost investment platform. It’s suited for both long-term investors (with a tax-free ISA), and regular traders, with a great trading platform and advanced features. There’s a wide range of investments and you can trade in multiple currencies (saving on currency conversion fees). Highly recommended.

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Wealthyhood

Wealthyhood helps you to build an investment strategy and portfolio to grow your money over the long term. It guides you through building and managing investments similar to how the professionals do. It’s perfect for pretty much anyone who isn’t yet an expert. And it’s commission-free, with just one low monthly subscription. A solid 4 stars from us.

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St James’s Place

St James’s Place is the largest wealth manager in the UK. It’s got great financial advisors up and down the country with excellent customer service. They’ll determine the best investment strategy for you and manage everything too. They have a good record of growing your money over time, and the fees are reasonable. 4 stars from us.

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Gemini

Probably the safest place to buy and store your crypto. It’s an established exchange (buy and sell crypto) that focuses on looking after your crypto safely. It’s super easy to use, and great for both beginners and advanced traders. A solid 4 stars from us.

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Chip

What better way to save money than getting an app to do it all for you – Chip saves for you all automatically. And with its savings account you could win £10,000 every month. Its investment accounts are pretty good too. 4 stars from us.

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Plum app

Find saving hard? You’re not alone. Plum helps you save and grow your money over time by working out how much spare cash you can afford, and then saving and investing your money little-and-often. You might not even notice the cash, and before you know it will have a nice amount in your savings.

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Wealthify

Wealthify makes investing easy and simple. We love that. Their experts handle everything for you, you don’t need to do a thing. The customer service is great, and the costs are reasonable – although the ethical investment option has higher fees. Overall, 4 stars from us.

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Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a good digital wealth manager – their experts will handle everything for you. However, the investment track record isn’t the best, and they’re one of the most expensive. Plus, they’re the furthest you’ll get from socially responsible investing. There’s better options out there.

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Hargreaves Lansdown

A great traditional broker with a solid history. However, times are changing, and they’re getting stuck in the past with expensive fees. There’s better investment options out there for much lower cost. That’s why we’re giving it 2 stars.

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Lightyear

Free stock trading. Awesome. Lightyear is completely free, well, except if you convert currency over £3,000 per month, and even then it’s the cheapest out there. It’s a great app, super easy to use, but the range of investments are limited. 2 stars from us.

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Best for life insurance

Dead Happy

Bringing some fun to the serious topic of life insurance, it’s great! You can set a Deathwish for when you’ve gone for your family to remember you, plus loads of cash. The price is good, the service is good and there’s no long fixed contracts.

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Best for pensions

Penfold

Penfold makes growing your pension as easy as storing money under your bed. If you’re self-employed, this is the pension provider for you, and even if you’re employed, it’s great to combine all your old pensions into one place.

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PensionBee

Let your pension worries disappear. With PensionBee it’s easy to start a new pension, and move your old pensions over too. Their experts look after and grow your pension ready for retirement – you don’t need to worry about a thing. There’s one simple low fee too, and the customer service is excellent. 5 stars from us.

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Moneyfarm

Moneyfarm is like a financial advisor on your phone (or website), their experts will work with you to determine the best investment strategy. It’s low cost, with an excellent investment track record and great customer service. 5 stars from us.

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Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a good digital wealth manager – their experts will handle everything for you. However, the investment track record isn’t the best, and they’re one of the most expensive. Plus, they’re the furthest you’ll get from socially responsible investing. There’s better options out there.

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Hargreaves Lansdown

A great traditional broker with a solid history. However, times are changing, and they’re getting stuck in the past with expensive fees. There’s better investment options out there for much lower cost. That’s why we’re giving it 2 stars.

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Best for personal banking

Rooster Money

Say goodbye to old school pocket money, the future is here and it’s through an app. Your children get an income (pocket money), which they can spend or save. You can create chores for them to complete before they ‘get paid’ and from 6 years they can get a prepaid debit card. It teaches them life lessons, like money management, discipline and patience.

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Monese

Monese is great for those who might struggle to open a bank account in the UK or Europe. It’s an app on your phone for everything money; make payments, pay bills etc – and it’s perfect for transferring money overseas. There’s even things like payment insurance. It’s 4 stars from us.

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GoHenry

GoHenry is a card and money app for kids. It’s designed to help teach money skills by letting them manage their own money. Parents can manage pocket money, one-off payments and even set chores to be completed first. Kids can then spend, save and even give to charity.

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Revolut

It’s a bank account of the future. Manage your money, save, invest, travel worldwide and more. It’s everything in one packed-out app. And if you like to feel fancy, you can even get a metal card. There’s a free plan to get started too. It's a solid 4 stars from us.

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Emma

Emma helps you in avoiding overdrafts, finding wasteful subscriptions and giving the control you need over your finances. Connect all your accounts in one place, for free.

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Best for savings

Snoop

Snoop is a great budgeting app to track all of your spending in one place. You’ll soon see where all your cash is going and where to save. Plus, Snoop can help you save on all of your household bills too. And it’s free too! Highly recommended. 5 stars from us.

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Moneybox

Moneybox helps you first to start saving (by rounding up your spare change), but also to use your savings for long-term investing – one of the best ways to generate wealth over time. Plus you can even save for your first home, and for your kids.

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Chip

What better way to save money than getting an app to do it all for you – Chip saves for you all automatically. And with its savings account you could win £10,000 every month. Its investment accounts are pretty good too. 4 stars from us.

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Plum app

Find saving hard? You’re not alone. Plum helps you save and grow your money over time by working out how much spare cash you can afford, and then saving and investing your money little-and-often. You might not even notice the cash, and before you know it will have a nice amount in your savings.

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Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a good digital wealth manager – their experts will handle everything for you. However, the investment track record isn’t the best, and they’re one of the most expensive. Plus, they’re the furthest you’ll get from socially responsible investing. There’s better options out there.

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