Money

5 December 2011

1 in 5 Stay Cold To Pay For Christmas

Despite having twelve months to do so, two in five of us (44 per cent) have not budgeted or saved in advance for Christmas this year, according to new research ...

1 December 2011

Celebs Back Pennies Campaign

This Christmas, celebrities such as Cheryl Cole, Gary Barlow and Jason Donovan are urging their fans to remember those less fortunate as they lend their voice to a new charity ...
30 November 2011

Seasonal Trimmings set to cost us £10.2 billion collectively

Chances are your budget is going to be a faint memory this Christmas, with extras expect to cost us £10.2 billion this year. While many people consider amounts ahead for ...
30 November 2011

Money worries having an effect on our social lives

Financial pressures and stresses of modern life are leaving us unhappy with our social lives, according to new research. Alomst a quarter of us admit to not going out on ...
29 November 2011

Brits using online daily deals to fund Christmas

Online daily deals are being used by 70 per cent of Brits to help fund Christmas this year. And if you aren't one of those people, then you should certianly ...
25 November 2011

It's a ticking time bomb for Britain's financial future

Large numbers of Britons face an uncertain future, particularly when it comes to their retirement.  That’s according to the fourth annual Financial Planning Survey, commissioned by the Institute of Financial ...
22 November 2011

Mega Sales to jump start the Christmas shopping rush

Britain’s biggest and most well-known retailers have started“mega sales” early this year in an attempt to boost Christmas shopping amongst cash strapped shoppers. Amazon, in the run up to Black ...
15 November 2011

The politics of giving presents this Christmas

It's that Christmas-present buying time of the year again and once again, we're stumped as to why we didn't start to save for it sooner?According to research from American Express ...
10 November 2011

Shift In Consumer Spending Habits

New research shows that people would sooner spend money on others to lift their spirits than on self-indulgent treats. Consumer spending is heading for an all time low, shoppers are ...

4 November 2011

Brits Most Financially Flush At 48

It seems our forties really are fabulous as new research reveals Brits are worth the most at 48, when the value of our possessions peaks at £52,587.  Fab 48 years olds ...
26 October 2011

Winter Money Saving Tips For Families

As the temperature drops, the cost of living can often rise. This is particularly the case for parents, who have to cater for more mouths and dress more bodies! Personal finance ...

19 October 2011

Women want to make money ethically

New research unveiled today shows we are a nation eager to help support social issues, often making environmental and ethical choices when buying goods and services.  But when it comes ...
11 October 2011

Sainsbury's join the price war with Tesco and Asda

Sainsbury's have pledged to join the price comparison war by matching thousands of prices at Tesco and Asda. They've called their own promotion, 'Sainsbury's Brand Match'. The supermarket will do ...
30 September 2011

Young children not aware of how much they will earn in the future

Young children need a dose of reality when it comes to what they'll be earning in the future. They expect their future incomes to be topping a yearly sum of ...
3 September 2011

When It Comes To Money Grandparents Know Best

Many of Britain’s youngsters are missing out on financial advice from their grandparents, according to new Savings Survey data from NS&I. Over one third (36%)1 of the population believe their grandparents ...
1 September 2011

How To Get The Best Out Of Your Bank

Money man Lawrence Gold offers advice on getting the best deals and best service no matter who you bank with If you’ve ever felt frustrated with your bank then you’re not ...

11 August 2011

Half of people believe money will become extinct

A world without cash - it's hard to imagine isn't it?Yet, half of people believe that coins and notes will become obsolete in the future and more than one in ...
20 June 2011

How to save money on gas and electricity

It seems that more and more of us are having to dip into our savings to cover the rising cost of living, as suggested by new figures. Six times as ...
14 June 2011

New Institute Of Finance Established At Leicester

A new Institute of Finance is to be inaugurated at the University of Leicester with a conference on Banking and Finance Post-Crisis. The Institute of Finance has been established at the ...

8 June 2011

More than £2.5 billion of unwanted items in your home

It has been revealed that we our a bunch of hoarders. Look in your cupboards and I'm sure you'll discover something that hasn't been used in the past couple of years ...
12 May 2011

Unpaid Carers Save £119 Billion A Year

Soaring value of family care outstrips total cost of the NHS New estimates, calculated by charity Carers UK and the University of Leeds, show the care provided by friends and family ...
30 March 2011

Charities Fear Bigger Care Cuts To Come

Research shows families already struggling with cuts as councils plan to axe more services for older and disabled people A survey conducted by over forty leading care charities, which are part ...
24 March 2011

Kids Appointed To Tesco Kids' Board

Tesco is creating a new Board to help shape a key initiative - made up entirely of children. Six youngsters, aged from just nine to 12, will be selected on the ...

17 March 2011

Are You A Savvy Spender?

Shoppers will waste more than £49,000 in their lifetime on purchases they later regret. Buying things in a rush and not bothering to shop around means the average person splashes out ...