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Barclays Mortgages Smart Home Survey 2017

What does the nation think about home tech?

The results from our latest research are in – here’s what they reveal about our attitudes towards smart home technology.

Avoid online ticket fraud

How to buy tickets online safely

It’s important to stay alert to the signs of fraudulent ticket sellers. We share some simple tips to make sure you get to your favourite events.

Read about ISAs

Make the most of your ISA allowance

The latest ISA rules could change the way you save. We outline what they are and what they might mean for you, and your money.

Add value to your home

Tempted to improve rather than move?

We look at some of the ways you can add value to your home and make living there that bit more enjoyable while you're at it.

Car-buying tips

Looking for a new or second-hand car?

There’s a lot to consider when buying your next car. To make things a little easier, Jim Holder from What Car? shares 6 tips.

Email payment fraud

Could you spot a fraudulent email?

Email payment fraud is a growing form of crime. Here we explain what email payment fraud is and what you should look out for.

Tech for smart homes

How to make your home smarter

Find out how the internet of things could let you control your home with a smartphone.

Fraud safety at uni

Learn how to stay safe online

Discover the ways that fraudsters can take advantage, and how to help protect yourself.

Make the most of uni

Tips on making the most of your time at university

Learn how to manage your money and set yourself up while you’re studying