75% of energy customers not happy with the way their complaints are handled

Written by Diane Ray.  June 30, 2009

Consumer research shows that 75% of energy customers are not happy about the way their complaints are handled by the energy suppliers, leading to Ofgem telling them to improve.

Property market may be stabilising as house prices rise

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  June 30, 2009

There’s more hope that the property market may be stabilising as house prices rose 0.9% in June, according the latest Nationwide Monthly House Price index.

Get the cheapest holiday travel money

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  June 30, 2009

Get the cheapest holiday travel money and don’t be fooled by foreign exchange providers offering ‘0% commission’ or ‘no commission.’

Great car insurance offer from Sainsburys

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  June 30, 2009

Sainsburys Finance is offering 2 monthe free car insurance, with an extra 10% off when the cover is bought online.

Top Gear’s car insurance advice about fronting could cause big problems

Written by Diane Ray.  June 30, 2009

In the last episode of Top Gear (BBC1 Sunday evening), the team referenced ‘fronting’ as a way to keep young driver car insurance costs down but this is illegal.

Sainsburys Finance launches new Internet Saver account

Written by Diane Ray.  June 29, 2009

Sainsburys Finance has today launched a new Internet Saver account with a special offer rate of 2.8% AER for accounts opened in July.

Virgin Media launch PictureBox movies on demand service

Written by Diane Ray.  June 29, 2009

Virgin Media today announced the PictureBox movies on demand TV subscription service from Universal Pictures will be available to Virgin Media TV subscribers from July.

Tracker mortgages cheaper but beware of base rate rises

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  June 29, 2009

Tracker mortgages may currently seem cheap when compared with fixed rate mortgages but with base rate rises likely are they higher risk?

Airlines automatically adding travel insurance at time of booking flights

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  June 29, 2009

Some airlines are automatically adding travel insurance at the time of booking flights according to Which? Holiday and some are not clearly showing the insurance restrictions or exclusions.

Lloyds TSB launches bank balance by text

Written by MoneyhighStreet Staff.  June 29, 2009

Lloyds TSB is the first bank to launch a bank balance ‘on demand’ service by mobile phone text message for their current account customers.

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