Tools & calculators

Calculators, letter templates and free printed guides – useful tools and resources to help you


Our easy-to-use calculators can help you budget, save and cut back on costs

Comparison tables

Our comparison tables are completely unbiased - we are set up by government and don’t receive any incentive or commission if you go on to choose a product

Letter templates

Our easy-to-use letter templates are here to help you if you need to set up, cancel or complain about something

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Order forms

Use these forms to order our free printed guides, which give you clear, unbiased information and advice

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Free printed guides

Read our free printed guides, which give you clear, unbiased information and advice

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See our videos, covering subjects such as insurance, retirement savings and inflation

  1. Get ready for Universal Credit
  2. Your top tips for buying and running a car
  3. Timeline to buying a home
  4. Should you overpay your mortgage?
  5. ‘Saving for a holiday’ TV advert
  6. ‘Unexpected bills’ TV advert
  7. How do you save on back-to-school shopping?
  8. Buy-to-let mortgage guide
  9. Make a redundancy plan
  10. Buildings insurance
  11. Financial responsibilities if you rent out a property
  12. Remortgaging your property
  13. Taking over the budget after your partner dies
  14. Workplace pension changes - the basics
  15. Compound interest
  16. Inflation
  17. Young drivers’ insurance
  18. Child savings
  19. Pet insurance
  20. What is an Offset Mortgage?
  21. What is an annuity?
  22. Shopping around for an annuity
  23. Your tips for paying for a holiday
  24. Your tips on saving money
  25. Your tips on saving money - Are you a regular saver?
  26. Your tips on saving money - How do you save for emergencies?
  27. Your tips on saving money - Cutting back to help you save
  28. Your tips on saving money - Your tips for cutting back
  29. Your tips for paying and saving for a wedding
  30. Your tips for borrowing money and paying it back
  31. Making the most of your money - Introduction
  32. Making the most of your money - Taking control
  33. Making the most of your money - Saving and investing
  34. Making the most of your money – Protecting family and possessions
  35. Making the most of your money – Planning for your later life
  36. Making the most of your money - Borrowing
  37. How to choose a bank account
  38. How to make payments using your bank account
  39. How to use your bank account to make budgeting easier
  40. Worried about paying your rent?
  41. How to open a bank account
  42. When it's gone it's gone
  43. Where do we learn money habits from?
  44. Teaching your children what money is used for
  45. Letting your children have a go with money
  46. Getting your children familiar with money
  47. Your children and virtual money
  48. Making money go further with your children
  49. The cost of Christmas
  50. Should you save or pay off debts?
  51. When and where to get pensions help and advice
  52. Making a will - your options
  53. Save money on your gas and bills
  54. Why it pays to save regularly
  55. Affording a car
  56. Talk to the people you owe money to
  57. Do you need life insurance?
  58. Beginner's guide to managing your money
  59. Understand and compare annuities
  60. Understand the difference between single and joint annuities
  61. Understand guarantee periods and whether they are suitable for you
  62. Understand how your annuity income can increase over time
  63. Understand how your health can increase your annuity income

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Interactive timelines

Explore our money timelines so you know the actions to take and things that could affect your income