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Diana Bocco

Diana is a writer specialising in debt repayment, savings, and personal investments. Her work has also appeared on MSN Money, Inc. Magazine, and Yahoo! Finance.

Can music help make you more money?

If you're looking to manifest some money into your life, music might help. We take a look at how music can help you focus... More »

What does a good portfolio look like?

There’s no one-size-fits-all for what a good portfolio looks like. Here's some tips on how to diversify your portfolio for better returns. More »

How to lower your mobile phone bill

Looking to lower your mobile phone bill? Even with a good plan, extra charges can add up. We take a look at ways to... More »

Charitable giving: how to make the money you give go further

The pandemic has taken its toll on the economy and on charitable giving. Here are some ways to stretch the impact of the money... More »

Should I buy a new or used car?

It's time to change wheels – but should you buy a new or used car? We take a look at the pros and cons... More »

How did Elon Musk make his money?

Elon Musk is a centibillionaire who is best known for Tesla and SpaceX. But how did he make his money? We take a look... More »

59% of investors admit lifestyles are at risk from a poor investment – yet high-risk strategies remain popular

Self-directed investors are choosing high-risk investment opportunities more than ever. But how much do they really understand the risk involved? More »

8 tips to help cut your car’s fuel costs

Looking for ways to cut your fuel costs? With the average household spending over £1,000 a year on fuel, we take a look at... More »

Rent or buy: how to make the right choice

Should you rent or buy? Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you can make, so here are some key pros... More »

39% of global legal tender currencies are 100% male

Did you know that the world’s legal tender is mostly male? We take a look at how banknotes fare when it comes to gender... More »

How does PayPal work?

How exactly does PayPal work? We take a look at how to use it, how much it costs, how safe it is and whether... More »

7 tips to save £1.7k on your car

Looking to save on car costs? You’re not alone. We take a look at seven ways you can reduce the annual cost of running... More »

Why people don’t talk about their debt (and why that needs to change)

It can be difficult to talk about debt. But research shows that it's more important than ever to talk about debt during this year's... More »

What are examples of passive income?

From silent partnerships to dividend stocks, passive income is key to building wealth and increasing financial security. We take a look at some examples. More »

What is the gig economy?

The so-called gig economy is not a new phenomenon but its popularity is increasing. We take a look at what it is and whether... More »

Should I pay off my mortgage early?

Want to pay off your mortgage early? Early repayment isn't for everybody and you should take a close look at your finances before you... More »

Coronavirus impact: more than a third of Brits vow to manage their money more wisely

Research suggests that the pandemic has helped us learn to manage our money better. Here's how Brits are changing their approach to their finances. More »

What is the dark web?

The dark web has become a place for all kinds of illegal activities, including the stealing and selling of financial information. More »

How to shop ethically and sustainably

Wondering how to shop ethically and sustainably? We have some tips on making good choices that benefit the Earth and the people on it. More »

6 surprising facts about money that will leave your head spinning

Why does money smell? What's the most counterfeited currency? We take a look at some surprising facts about the money in our pockets. More »