Post Office releases unemployment insurance research

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  November 28, 2008

Most people do not have any form of unemployment insurance despite their fear of losing their job, the Post Office has found.

Low energy light bulbs – five for £1 at Sainsburys!

Written by Chris Ray.  November 28, 2008

Low energy light bulbs have always seemed very expensive, at least up until now. Sainsburys are selling 5 Philips low energy light bulbs for £1, which is a fantastic bargain.

Woolworths demise may trigger bonanza for shoppers

Written by Chris Ray.  November 27, 2008

Woolworths going into administration is extremely bad news for the retail industry, but it may trigger a pre Christmas bonanza for shoppers seeking bargains.

Curry’s and PC World – DSG Group Plunges into Red

Written by Diane Ray.  November 27, 2008

Curry’s and PC World owner DSG International, today reported a half-year pre-tax loss of £29.8m. This was compared to a £52.5m profit last year. DSG is passing on the full 2.5% VAT price reduction across Currys, PC World and Dixons.co.uk.

Nationwide survey shows 0.4% house price drop

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  November 27, 2008

The property slump appears to be moderating, new figures have shown.

House price falls soften, as mortgage drought continues

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  November 27, 2008

House prices continued to fall in November, however the rate of the falls has slowed down, the Nationwide announced today.

Mobile and home broadband combined packages become more popular

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  November 26, 2008

Combined home and mobile broadband packages are becoming more popular as consumers seek access to the internet both at home or on the move.

Darling signals tighter scrutiny of energy bills

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  November 26, 2008

Energy providers are to come under increased pressure to drop prices in line with falling wholesale costs, the chancellor of the exchequer has suggested.

Britons ''planning central heating turn-off'' this winter

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  November 25, 2008

Britons are planning drastic measures to cut their heating bills this winter, it has emerged.

Payment protection insurance booms as redundancy fears bite

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  November 25, 2008

Payment protection insurance for loans and mortgages is booming as recession and redundancy fears bite.

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