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May 2016

May 2016 half-term – affordable things to do with the kids

May 2016 half-term – affordable things to do with the kids

Published 31 May 2016 by

Keep the kids entertained this half-term with these budget-friendly activities.

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May 2016

EU roaming charges cap – how you could save when abroad

EU roaming charges cap – how you could save when abroad

Published 30 May 2016 by

From June 2016, the European Union will place a cap on data roaming charges.

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May 2016

If you’ve been waiting too long for a delivery, can you cancel it?

If you’ve been waiting too long for a delivery, can you cancel it?

Published 29 May 2016 by

It can be frustrating waiting for a delivery to arrive, especially if it’s taking longer than expected.

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May 2016

Be aware of the HMRC and iTunes gift card scam

Be aware of the HMRC and iTunes gift card scam

Published 28 May 2016 by

Find out how HMRC and iTunes are being used in the latest scam.

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May 2016

I'm being made redundant, can I claim benefits?

I'm being made redundant, can I claim benefits?

Published 27 May 2016 by

Find out what help is available when you’ve been made redundant.

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May 2016

Are you missing out on Amazon deals as a non-Prime member?

Are you missing out on Amazon deals as a non-Prime member?

Published 26 May 2016 by

You could be missing out if you’re not an Amazon Prime member.

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May 2016

How to save on wide fit summer sandals for women

How to save on wide fit summer sandals for women

Published 25 May 2016 by

You no longer have to struggle to find wide-fit summer sandals at an affordable price.

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May 2016

Coming later this year: Pay in cheques at over 11,000 Post Office locations

Coming later this year: Pay in cheques at over 11,000 Post Office locations

Published 25 May 2016 by

You'll soon be able to pay in cheques at over 11,000 Post Office branches.

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May 2016

Can your energy supplier increase what you pay?

Can your energy supplier increase what you pay?

Published 24 May 2016 by

Depending on your energy tariff your supplier could increase your tariff mid-contract.

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May 2016

Bad credit history: Will you have to pay more for car insurance?

Bad credit history: Will you have to pay more for car insurance?

Published 23 May 2016 by

If you’ve got a bad credit history, will this affect the price of your car insurance premiums? And can a comparison site search affect your credit record?

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May 2016

Products shrinking and getting more expensive: How to save

Products shrinking and getting more expensive: How to save

Published 22 May 2016 by

What could you lose out on?

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May 2016

Buying a write-off car

Buying a write-off car

Published 21 May 2016 by

A write-off car can be good value if all of the necessary repairs are carried out.

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May 2016

Looking to buy a pet? Don’t be duped by fake online adverts

Looking to buy a pet? Don’t be duped by fake online adverts

Published 20 May 2016 by

Fraudsters are conning people into buying animals that either don’t exist or that they have no intention of giving away.

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May 2016

How much will a funeral cost?

How much will a funeral cost?

Published 19 May 2016 by

Funerals aren’t just an emotional burden – they can also weigh heavily on your finances.

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May 2016

The best jeans for your body type

The best jeans for your body type

Published 18 May 2016 by

Jeans are a staple for any wardrobe, so it’s important that you have the best fit for your body shape.

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May 2016

Buying a house? Make sure you’ve got insurance

Buying a house? Make sure you’ve got insurance

Published 17 May 2016 by

You need buildings insurance when you’re a homeowner, but when do you need to take a policy out?

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May 2016

5 ways to save money while at work

5 ways to save money while at work

Published 16 May 2016 by

You probably spend more than you think when you’re at work.

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May 2016

Taking your car abroad – are you insured to drive?

Taking your car abroad – are you insured to drive?

Published 15 May 2016 by

Make sure you’re covered to drive abroad.

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May 2016

Local authority tenant: What is your right to repair?

Local authority tenant: What is your right to repair?

Published 15 May 2016 by

Your council is responsible for some repairs on your property – find out what they are.

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May 2016

Is tap water free in restaurants?

Is tap water free in restaurants?

Published 15 May 2016 by

Does a restaurant legally have to give you tap water?

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May 2016

TV deals: When are you a new customer?

TV deals: When are you a new customer?

Published 14 May 2016 by

Can you cancel and sign up again to save?

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May 2016

Shopping in the sales: Your rights

Shopping in the sales: Your rights

Published 14 May 2016 by

Can you return what you’ve bought?

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May 2016

Don’t fall for the HMRC text scam

Don’t fall for the HMRC text scam

Published 13 May 2016 by

HMRC will never contact you about a tax rebate via text.

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May 2016

Insuring your home if it’s left unoccupied

Insuring your home if it’s left unoccupied

Published 13 May 2016 by

Most home insurance policies won’t cover you if you leave your home empty for 30 days or more.

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May 2016

Made redundant while you’re pregnant or on maternity leave

Made redundant while you’re pregnant or on maternity leave

Published 13 May 2016 by

Being made redundant is even more of a worry when you’ve got a baby on the way.

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May 2016

Prepayment energy customers – could you claim £30?

Prepayment energy customers – could you claim £30?

Published 12 May 2016 by

If your meter’s been on the blink, you might get a payout.

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May 2016

Prepare for the future by setting up a Power of Attorney

Prepare for the future by setting up a Power of Attorney

Published 12 May 2016 by

You might not want to think about serious illness or accidents but if the worst does happen, you want to be sure your relatives take care of your financial affairs easily.

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May 2016

Should you unlock your mobile for a better deal?

Should you unlock your mobile for a better deal?

Published 11 May 2016 by

You might have to pay for this but it means you could switch to a cheaper contract.

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May 2016

How to boost your charity donations

How to boost your charity donations

Published 11 May 2016 by

We explain how to get the most out of the money you’re giving to charity.

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May 2016

What to wear to work in warm weather

What to wear to work in warm weather

Published 11 May 2016 by

Stay cool at work with our affordable office outfits.

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May 2016

Could you pay less for baggage on flights this summer?

Could you pay less for baggage on flights this summer?

Published 10 May 2016 by

Travelling this summer could work out that little bit cheaper.

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May 2016

Vodafone free roaming in Europe – how you could save

Vodafone free roaming in Europe – how you could save

Published 10 May 2016 by

Make sure you avoid roaming charges on holiday this summer.

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May 2016

PPI deadline to be announced – beware the rise in scam calls

PPI deadline to be announced – beware the rise in scam calls

Published 9 May 2016 by

You might start getting more calls, so how can you beat this?

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May 2016

Car boot sale: Rare collectibles to look out for

Car boot sale: Rare collectibles to look out for

Published 9 May 2016 by

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

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May 2016

How much money should you have left over each month?

How much money should you have left over each month?

Published 9 May 2016 by

When you’ve paid the bills, is there anything left?

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May 2016

Summer holidays: which destinations are cheaper for 2016?

Summer holidays: which destinations are cheaper for 2016?

Published 8 May 2016 by

Find out where’s got cheaper – and where’s got more expensive.

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May 2016

What degree should you do to make the most money?

What degree should you do to make the most money?

Published 8 May 2016 by

Which could earn you more, medicine or economics?

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May 2016

Statutory Maternity Pay: what are you entitled to?

Statutory Maternity Pay: what are you entitled to?

Published 8 May 2016 by

What will you get from your employer? Let’s find out.

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May 2016

Saving at the cinema: Odeon Limitless and Cineworld Unlimited

Saving at the cinema: Odeon Limitless and Cineworld Unlimited

Published 7 May 2016 by

A cinema subscription could save you money if you like to go to the movies frequently.

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May 2016

Will paying your rent affect your credit history?

Will paying your rent affect your credit history?

Published 7 May 2016 by

Do you always pay your rent on time? You could build your credit history.

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May 2016

Universal Credit: How some working mums could lose out

Universal Credit: How some working mums could lose out

Published 6 May 2016 by

Universal Credit is expected to be available in all areas of the UK by 2021 – will it benefit you?

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May 2016

Noddle and ClearScore - how to get your credit report for free

Noddle and ClearScore - how to get your credit report for free

Published 6 May 2016 by

Checking your credit report is important when applying for credit and you can do this for free with Noddle and ClearScore.

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May 2016

Save money by buying refurbished kitchen appliances

Save money by buying refurbished kitchen appliances

Published 6 May 2016 by

You could get a deal but make sure you know your rights.

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May 2016

Understanding your energy bills - how to make sense of it

Understanding your energy bills - how to make sense of it

Published 5 May 2016 by

Don’t be confused by the jargon.

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May 2016

Can you get compensation if there's a power cut?

Can you get compensation if there's a power cut?

Published 5 May 2016 by

If you’re stuck without electricity, you don’t have to be left out of pocket.

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May 2016

How much does it cost to get your supermarket shop delivered?

How much does it cost to get your supermarket shop delivered?

Published 4 May 2016 by

Pick the time carefully and you could save a few quid.

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May 2016

Style tips for tall women

Style tips for tall women

Published 4 May 2016 by

Embrace your tall frame with our affordable style tips.

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May 2016

British banknotes: Who are the new faces?

British banknotes: Who are the new faces?

Published 4 May 2016 by

There are some new faces set to appear on British banknotes – find out who they are here.

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May 2016

What’s the difference between gross and net savings interest?

What’s the difference between gross and net savings interest?

Published 3 May 2016 by

Most accounts will pay gross savings interest now, but what does this mean?

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May 2016

BT announces summer price hike – do you have to pay?

BT announces summer price hike – do you have to pay?

Published 3 May 2016 by

We take you through the new price rise and whether you’re tied in.

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May 2016

What is the Education Maintenance Allowance?

What is the Education Maintenance Allowance?

Published 2 May 2016 by

Although no longer available in England, the Education Maintenance Allowance is still active in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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May 2016

Marriage Allowance 2016/17 – what you could claim

Marriage Allowance 2016/17 – what you could claim

Published 2 May 2016 by

Only 8 per cent of eligible couples have applied so far – do you qualify?

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May 2016

Tesco Clubcard Boost ends this month

Tesco Clubcard Boost ends this month

Published 2 May 2016 by

Tesco’s last ever Clubcard Boost event starts in a couple of weeks.

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May 2016

How to save on your night out

How to save on your night out

Published 1 May 2016 by

You could pay less for a meal with friends or a cinema trip.

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May 2016

What is the 16 to 19 Bursary Fund?

What is the 16 to 19 Bursary Fund?

Published 1 May 2016 by

If you’re a student aged 16 to 19, you could get some financial help depending on your situation.

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May 2016

Can you be charged extra for paying with your credit card?

Can you be charged extra for paying with your credit card?

Published 1 May 2016 by

Some airlines or hotel sites will charge you more to pay with plastic.

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