Money

2 March 2010

Top 10 Consumer Rights Tips

1. Not my style - some might be surprised to learn that you do not have a right to a refund if you simply decide you don’t like what you ...
2 March 2010

Do You Know Your Refund Rights?

More than 12 million UK consumers have experienced problems when trying to return unwanted or faulty goods to clothes shops, a survey released today by the Department for Business, Innovation ...
13 January 2010

Brits Are A Bunch of Entrepreneurs

The statistics from new mobile company GiffGaff has found that 70% of us enjoy finding ways to supplement incomes and being entrepreneurial, and that 67% of Brits want to be ...
22 December 2009

Make Sure You Get What You Pay For This Christmas

Make the most of festive shopping with tips on what to do if you are sold faulty goods and why you should look out for firms operating to an OFT ...
17 December 2009

Brits Spend Six Months Christmas Shopping During Lifetime

On average, Brits spend three days, six hours and 35 minutes per year shopping around for Christmas presents for their nearest and dearest - equivalent to six months over a ...
8 December 2009

How To Save Money This Christmas

It could be good news for the high street as research shows that despite harder times we plan to spend hundreds of pounds on presents, as well as food and ...
7 December 2009

Frankincense, gold and myrrh

In 2007 Ebay told us that us Brits auctioned off a whopping £1.7billion worth of unwanted Christmas gifts.The average household will receive £600 worth of gifts, and research shows that ...
6 December 2009

Seasons Greetings, Love Len and Mary

Now, the smartest of us would have bought our Christmas cards in last year’s sales, but we’re not all bright.If you need to buy some make sure you do it ...
4 December 2009

Cybercriminals set to target the festive season

Organised criminal gangs are set to use Christmas as a way of spreading computer viruses.An increase in online activity over the festive season will give cybercriminals the ideal opportunity to ...
3 December 2009

Dads Come off Worst At Christmas

As the festive season gets into swing, the latest findings from a nationwide study by CitySocialising, which questioned 2512 of its members from across the UK about Christmas, have revealed ...
1 December 2009

Gift Buying This Christmas

It’s the 1st of December, no doubt your local towns Christmas lights will have been up for a month already, the shops will have hiked their gift prices up 20% ...
20 November 2009

The Christmas Party Still Going Ahead

New research out today from lastminute.com reveals that almost 11 million working Brits are snubbing the recession by going ahead with their work Christmas parties.And while 23% of those admit ...
15 October 2009

Would You Slip Back Into Pre-Recession Habits?

Despite today’s era of ‘new austerity’ being beneficial for the nations’ health, two in three people (65%) will slip back into unhealthy pre-recession habits, research released today by Aviva reveals.The ...
29 September 2009

Shoppers Missing Out On Cashback

British shoppers are missing out on £3.2 billion each year, according to new research from price comparison site, Kelkoo. That’s £273 million of untapped cash that could be earned per ...

20 August 2009

Europe And The Credit Crunch

International research released today by Ciao, Europe’s leading comparison shopping community, offers new insight into the impact of the recession on people across Europe highlighting key differences in the responses ...

12 August 2009

Collectables - is there gold at the back of your shelves?

21st century iconic consumables with a distinctly British heritage have never been more desirable, whether it’s cigarette cards, sticker books, dolls, action figures, sea shells or rocks, it seems collecting ...
29 July 2009

The Return Of The 125% Mortgagae

Nationwide Building Society’s decision to allow customers to take out loans worth 125 percent of the value of the homes they are buying shows that lenders are innovating to help ...

8 July 2009

Top jobs are still for the City boys

British men think a woman’s financial place is in the homeWednesday 8th July:  British men do not blame testosterone fuelled bankers for the credit crunch and recession, research from money.co.uk ...
7 July 2009

A Girls Guide To Financial Freedom

What every girl should know about credit. Been splashing the cash or saving every penny? Ironically, both could have a negative effect on your credit rating, which in turn will affect ...
30 June 2009

Brits too embarrassed to ask for financial help.

Research from independent charity Turn2us has revealed that millions of people in the UK are too embarrassed to ask for help as they face financial crisis. This embarrassment is preventing ...
26 June 2009

House Prices Continue To Fall

House prices in England and Wales fell slightly again last month, according to figures from the Land Registry.The average house price in May fell by 0.2% from April to £152,497, ...

25 June 2009

Britons too embarrassed to ask for financial assistance

Turn2us is a charity that puts people who find themselves in financial difficulties in touch with one of the 3,300 charities around the country that can offer financial support.In fact, ...
4 June 2009

Interest rates remain static As house register a small rise.

The Bank of England have kept the cost of borrowing unchanged at 0.5% for the third month in a row, as well as not taking any fresh incentives to stimulate ...
16 April 2009

Finance Clinic

Are you looking to save money in an effort to ride out the recession?  If you are like four in ten people who admit they are putting their families at ...