Written by Julian Stone. December 30, 2011
As we look forward to the new year, many are worried about their personal finances and yet fail to switch any of the most common financial products to save money, including home insurance, car insurance, energy provider, credit card or mortgage lender. Is it time to switch?
Written by Julian Stone. December 29, 2011
Whilst losing weight may still be at the top of many New Year resolution lists, for 2012 many are not turning to the gym to help as they try to save money.
Written by Julian Stone. December 23, 2011
Shawbrook Bank has launched four new fixed rate bonds which will all be top of the best-buy tables – perhaps it’s time to set a New Year’s resolution to get into the savings habit?
Written by Peter Thompson. December 23, 2011
It might be Christmas and the time for spend, spend, spend but for those perhaps thinking of the New Year and getting back into saving, Halifax have a new fixed saving account range for children
Written by Peter Thompson. December 22, 2011
Keeping your home secure was once all about having a burglar alarm and leaving lights on, but now people add booby traps and decoys to keep burglars away. The worry is that these may be more for the fictional film than real life home security
Written by MoneyHighStreet Staff. December 21, 2011
Christmas is probably the most difficult time of the year to get frugal with your finances – yet recent research from uSwitch.com found that around 26% of people were considering replacing Christmas gifts this year with an IOU.
Written by Peter Thompson. December 21, 2011
Many are struggling to finance Christmas this year, whether it be Christmas presents, food or other festivities, costs are causing more to take on debts that they will be hard pressed to repay.
Written by Peter Thompson. December 20, 2011
The OFT has found that charges for purchasing foreign currency and using cards overseas can be confusing and often not at all clear for consumers and has secured agreement from banks and travel money providers to significantly improve matters for consumers.
Written by Peter Thompson. December 19, 2011
Many are picking rather more unusual Christmas presents this year, including tattoos, piercings, cosmetic surgery and even vasectomies. What’s happened to a pair of socks or some smellies?
Written by Julian Stone. December 16, 2011
With many turning to payday loans to deal with an emergency cash flow problem, be careful is the warning, as the OFT (Office of Fair Trading) increases its scrutiny of companies offering such loans as the number of complaints rockets.