Money

5 July 2012

Modern Families at Financial Risk as they're Failing To Prepare For The Worst

It has been revealed that families could be putting themselves at considerable financial risk, as a new report finds that modern family are units much less likely to protect their ...
15 June 2012

Tips for safe online banking on your mobile

Today’s smartphones are so powerful and diverse that they’ve replaced many of our traditional, everyday items such as the laptop, mp3 player, camera, and now, the wallet. With the rise of ...
14 May 2012

Fadgets costing Brits over £920 million

As Brits prepare to clear out their cupboards during the big Spring Clean, PriceRunner reveals that we could have wasted up to £920 million buying fad-gadgets, or “fadgets”. Lots of gadgets ...
29 March 2012

What lottery winners REALLY spend their jackpot on

Forget Ferraris, mansion and champagne on tap, new research from leading online retailer Pixmania.com has revealed that the average lottery winner first chooses to spend their millions on everyday household ...
22 March 2012

Students heading home for money as well as the washing

New research out today shows the days of students heaving their washing home from University are fading; this recession-savvy generation is flocking back to mum and dad to keep money ...
22 March 2012

Our homes are clogged with £3,500 worth of clutter

UK households are sitting on a treasure trove of £3,540 worth of unwanted or unused items according to new research from online local noticeboard Gumtree.com.  While nearly two-thirds of people don’t ...
13 March 2012

Families spending 40 per cent on monthly income on bills

The rising cost of living expenses means UK households are spending up to 40 per cent of their salary on basic expenses like utilities and food, according to new research from Santander. The ...
1 March 2012

Britain’s forgotten fridges hide multi-million pound energy bill

More than £43 million is wasted on energy bills thanks to a habit of holding on to old kitchen appliances such as fridges or freezers.  The research, from IKEA, shows one ...
2 February 2012

Britain Turns To Games And Puzzles For Entertainment

New research out today reveals that 79 per cent of cash-strapped Brits have turned to traditional games and puzzles to save money.  As austerity measures bite, more than a quarter ...
2 February 2012

Sue Perkins Gives Finance Tips

The start of the new year brings a list of resolutions and hopeful promises for the year ahead. However, Sue Perkins knows that for many of us this list will be ...
1 February 2012

Growing emphasis on price leaves consumers at risk

With competition rife on the high street, everyone claims they have the best deal when it comes to mortgages, pensions or investments – but how much do people actually know ...
27 January 2012

Money saving tips that will get you through the year

Christmas debt accrued by 3.25 million families in Britain shows that the amount we overspent by comes to a staggering £463 million.  The debt, paid for on credit cards, comes from ...
25 January 2012

Valentine's Day: Money saving tips

Valentine's Day quickly comes upon us after Christmas, and whilst some are still recovering from all of the partying, most are trying to get to terms with their expenditure.  February 14 ...
18 January 2012

Recycling Makes Apple Greener

Apple have addressed the need to get rid of old products once they have been replaced by allowing customers to recycle their goods with them. The idea is that if ...
18 January 2012

Is Retail Theatre the way to save the high street?

The UK's high street is in crisis, with 1 in 5 shops currently empty. As well as costing our economy a fortune, this is leaving hundreds of business owners and ...
17 January 2012

Cut your energy bills

With the average bill a whopping 21% higher than it was at the start of last winter, taking steps to reduce your own energy costs can help the purse strings ...
17 January 2012

Retailers thank online shopping for Christmas spending

Online shopping is what many retailers have to thank for their boost in trading figures over the festive season. John Lewis, Debanhams and Marks and Spencer all reported substantial increases in ...
17 January 2012

Payday loans, wonga or right?

Wonga, Payday loans, Quick quid, Cash lady...the list of payday loan companies goes on and on, and in harsh economic times a quick money fix can be very appealing. So ...
16 January 2012

What's the cost of empty shops?

The empty shops on our high streets are costing the economy up to £900 million a year. These figures from the British Retail Consortium come after analysing the lost wages of ...
12 January 2012

Ways to make extra cash

If the expense of Christmas has left a burning hole in your purse then you'll be looking for quick and easy ways to make money. After surfing the web and doing ...
10 January 2012

The curse of online shopping

With statistics now showing that almost £1 in every £10 is being spent on online purchases, internet shopping is fast becoming one of the easiest ways to shop. You know how ...
10 January 2012

18-34 year olds are most savvy diners

When it comes to eating out, internet savvy 18-34 year olds have been found to be the largest age group to use vouchers in order to get discounts and offers ...
9 January 2012

Money saving tips for the New Year

With everyone feeling the pinch from Christmas, the prospect of ever-rising bills and costs ahead in 2012, it’s no wonder that everyone gets the January blues.  Rail fares have increased by ...
20 December 2011

Christmas panic buying reaches its peak today

Christmas is almost upon us and yet people are still searching for last minute gifts, and feeling the pressure because of it. In fact, with the clock ticking and the cut ...