Money

26 June 2006

Venus: Women Deserve Equal pay

Tennis Ace, Venus Williams has hit back at claims that Female tennis stars do not deserve the extra £30'000 prize money that the male stars compete for.Currently, the prize is ...

22 June 2006

Brits get deeper and deeper into debt

As many as 2.7% of those seeking help with debts owe more than £100'000, according to new research from the CCCS.This new figure may not seem like alot, but the ...

20 June 2006

Post Office offers a Breath of fresh Air

The post Office, this week launched a new insurance scheme, which looks set to make PPI linked to loans a thing of the past.The Policy, called "Lifestyle Protection Insurance" is ...

16 June 2006

Online Gambler loses fortune in an Hour

In one of the worst cases of internet gambling, a man attempted suicide, after losing more than £158'000 in online betting shops.Richard Mahan, of Aberdeen used a total of 13 ...

15 June 2006

New Mini goes fast

The MINI GP has sold out in the UK before a single customer has driven the car and extra allocation of the exclusive 2000 models being built for the globe ...

12 June 2006

Could a Water Meter save you money?

If we had to use bottled water at 40p a litre, it would cost us around £22'000 a year to keep us clean, watered, and cool. So could paying ...

10 June 2006

Overdraft Rebels Given The Boot

Customers of Alliance & Leicester, who decided to sue the bank for imposing unfair overdraft charges are to have their account closed in the next 30 days.In recent months, increased ...

10 June 2006

Post office launches Holiday card

It looks as though travellers cheques are no longer the only safe way to get at your holiday money, as the post office, this week, has launched the UK’s ...

28 May 2006

Kids Working For Spare Cash

It seems that pocket money is no longer enough for our kids, as gadgets like MP3 players and Mobile phones demand more and more of their cash. It’s driven ...

18 May 2006

Buyers in Record Breaking Rise

For a Staggering Eleventh month in a row, confidence in the housing market has grown, shown by another rise in the numbers of buyers.According to the Chartered institute of Surveyors, ...

18 May 2006

Credit" card for Kids

A new payment method, aimed at children and young people was launched this week, meaning that Kids no longer need the use of a real credit card to make purchases ...

8 May 2006

British Class Confusion

According to a survey by Liverpool Victoria, Brits are confused, at best, over which class they belong toWhile 29% of Bank Managers said that they are working class, while as ...

8 May 2006

Taskforce probes Cash machines

The number of fee-charging cash machines in the UK has soared in the last few years, bringing the number of machines that charge fees up to 40%, each charging around ...

5 May 2006

Cheese, Milk and a House to put them in

Supermarket chain Asda is about to branch out yet again as it allows customers to add a House to their Asda shopping list, in a new incentive for the Store.Customers ...
5 May 2006

More money, less fun

According to a survey conducted by the BBC, this year, Britons, on the whole are richer than they were in the 1950s. But that doesn't mean they're happier.Poll was ...

12 April 2006

Absent parents DO pay

Suggestions that 70% of absent parents don’t pay maintenance have been rubbished by the CSA, this week, as new figured have been released, saying that the image of the feckless ...

12 April 2006

Ebay goes into Credit

Pay Pal, the Ebay Money transfer system is about to launch it’s own Credit Card for the first time.In a bold move for the company, away from online payments, they ...

10 April 2006

Money worries keep families small

British Couples are opting to have fewer Kids, as the cost of bringing the little munchkins up is spiralling out of controll. The 2.4 children demographis has nearly halved, ...

8 April 2006

Bank customers Urged to fight back

Bank customers are urged to apply the same rules to their bank, as they are expected to abide by, and bill the bank when it makes a mistake.The Crusade is ...

8 April 2006

Pensioners paying £1bn too much tax

British pensioners are missing out on more than £1 in unclaimed Council tax relief, according to leading charity Age Concern.A report from the charity said that as many as 2 ...

5 April 2006

Credit card charges ‘Unlawful’

The OFT has issued a statement to Credit card companies saying that the default fee on all cards is at an unfair rate.According to the statement, charges of more than ...

5 April 2006

One fifth of Bankrupts under 30

The insolvency service has revealed that 18% of Bankruptcies are in the 18-30 age range, up from just 8%, four years ago.The report, called 'Characteristics of Bankruptcy' revealed the age, ...

4 April 2006

Let the train take the strain for £1

Following a successful pilot scheme by South West Trains, train firms are to take a lead from budget airlines, as they offer train fares for £1.The Megatrain scheme will operate ...

3 April 2006

Half of income is Mortgage

Half of the average Brit's working week is spent paying for their home, according to figures from the One account, this week.And once they've handed the first half of each ...