Money

23 February 2011

Brits listen to their gut and make £3,000 each

15 million Brits are each £3k better off because they consulted their gut instinct when making financial decisions, new research by Yakult, makers of the original probiotic, reveals. A third ...
10 February 2011

WORKING WOMEN TAKE FINANCIAL CONTROL

Nearly half (46%) of working women describe themselves as the main earners in their family 44% of all working women state they are responsible for making the family financial decisions and ...
9 February 2011

Age Uk launches new equity release advice

Two thirds (66%) of people aged 60+ own their home outright and, of these, just over a third (34%) rely on a state pension as their main source of income Age ...
9 February 2011

Favouring Frozen Foods Freezes cost for British Families

It’s a fact that switching to frozen food could save the average family over £1500 in one year. With the ever-popular ‘health food’ campaigns telling the public to only use ...

25 January 2011

Jasmine Birtles' Money Saving Tips

Financial expert, Jasmine Birtles is bringing you twelve practical tips on how to manage your finances and cut down your motoring costs by spending less and making a few simple ...

7 January 2011

Where Are You Keeping Your Savings?

Households across the UK have more than £7 billion in cash stashed away in shoe boxes, inside biscuit barrels and in drawers, according to a survey carried out by the ...
7 January 2011

Keep Calm And Carry On Saving

With inflation rates on the way up, the VAT rise now taking effect and experts saying mortgage rates are set to increase; belts will need to be tightened even more ...
13 December 2010

How Will VAT Rise Impact Your Shopping Basket?

Changes to the VAT rate, coming into effect on 4 January 2011, will have a noticeable impact on the price of a basket of groceries. While most food is exempt from ...
8 December 2010

Christmas Finances Sorted

Are you the kind of person who starts next year’s Christmas shop in the January sales, or do you always leave it until the last minute and find yourself desperately ...
8 December 2010

How Long Would Your 'Financial Safety Net' Last?

What would you do if you lost your job tomorrow? Do you have a financial safety net in place? Well according to new research almost four million of us would be ...
2 December 2010

£1 Million Is The Magic Number For Brits This Xmas

With Christmas shopping and the party season in full swing, this is the time of year when us Brits want to feel like we’ve got plenty of money in the ...
1 December 2010

Save Money This Christmas

Prudent British mums are set to collectively save more than £1.9billion on their Christmas purchase lists this year by becoming a nation of smart and savvy shoppers, according to research ...
22 November 2010

Family Meetings Back To Discuss Money

Family meetings are back in vogue with Brits today and have turned their focus on finances, instead of just the traditional family politics according to a study by M&S Money. The ...
11 November 2010

Personal Finance Overhaul

Watch our live webTV show where personal finance expert Roger Edwards and Annie Shaw will be showing you how to take back control It can be a struggle at the best ...
9 November 2010

Women Less Likely To Seek Compensation After An Accident

Women living in the UK are less likely to claim compensation after being injured in an accident at work or on the road. A report released today shows that there is ...
4 November 2010

What Does £100 Mean To The Average Brit?

While for many it may be considered the biggest day of their lives, winning just £100 is as thrilling, if not more, as walking down the aisle for almost a ...
2 November 2010

One In Five Women Are Now The Main Or Sole Earners

As The Apprentice enters its sixth season, new research out today reveals that 29 per cent of women now bring home a higher salary than their partners compared to a ...
2 November 2010

Quarter of Parents Worry Kids Will Get Into Debt

Despite the credit crunch and the focus on finances the nation’s parents admit they are still worried about whether the next generation will be able to manage their own money, ...
22 October 2010

Millions Expect Highest Interest Rates On Credit Cards To Be Paid Off First

New research, commissioned by credit card company MBNA, has found that millions of us that use a credit card expect our highest interest rate balances to be paid ...
18 June 2010

Avoid Being Scammed Online

According to IMRG (Internet Marketing and Retail Group), Brits are spending approximately £4.3 billion online.  With so many of us pumping our credit card details into internet shopping sites on a ...
15 June 2010

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness - But Financial Control Does

Happiness, wellbeing and overall self esteem are influenced by our sense of financial control and not by what we earn, according to a study published today by Aviva. Aviva’s Feel-Good Insight ...
9 June 2010

Home Advantage This World Cup

It’s a home win! A whopping 83 per cent of Brits will shun the pub later this month for the cheaper, more comfortable option of watching World Cup matches at ...
25 March 2010

Is Your Boiler Losing You Money?

Announced in December’s pre-budget report and launched one month ago, the government’s boiler scrappage scheme is designed to cut carbon and help save people money on their energy bills. Homeowners have ...
24 March 2010

Budget News 2010

Chancellor Alistair Darling will announce in the Budget that stamp duty will be scrapped on house purchases up to £250,000 for first-time buyers. The policy, was first proposed by the Conservatives ...