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October 2015

3 reasons why life insurance might be a good idea for you

3 reasons why life insurance might be a good idea for you

Published 31 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Should you consider a life insurance policy?

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October 2015

Data roaming charges to be abolished in Europe

Data roaming charges to be abolished in Europe

Published 30 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

The European parliament have voted to scrap mobile roaming charges for holidaymakers travelling within the EU.

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October 2015

5 of the best budgeting apps

5 of the best budgeting apps

Published 30 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

If you’re looking for ways to stay on top of your money, these budgeting apps could do the trick!

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October 2015

CMA reveal findings of banking investigation

CMA reveal findings of banking investigation

Published 29 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have released the findings of their investigation.

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October 2015

Spooky events to visit on a budget this Halloween

Spooky events to visit on a budget this Halloween

Published 29 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Whether you’re looking to get a good scare this Halloween, or take the family out for the day, our guide has you covered.

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October 2015

5 budget-friendly accessories to liven up an outfit

5 budget-friendly accessories to liven up an outfit

Published 28 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

With a few clever (and budget-friendly) accessory choices, you can update your wardrobe in no time at all!

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October 2015

What is Guaranteed Asset Protection insurance?

What is Guaranteed Asset Protection insurance?

Published 28 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

If you’re about to buy a car, you’ll probably be offered GAP insurance. Find out whether this is worth getting, with our guide.

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October 2015

Our new text alert service will help keep your money more secure

Our new text alert service will help keep your money more secure

Published 27 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

New text alerts will help keep your money more secure in the UK and abroad.

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October 2015

TalkTalk cyber-attack: what to do if you’re a customer

TalkTalk cyber-attack: what to do if you’re a customer

Published 27 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Our guide will walk you through what to look out for in the aftermath of the TalkTalk cyber-attack.

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October 2015

Stay safe when you use second-hand ticket sites

Stay safe when you use second-hand ticket sites

Published 26 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Thinking of buying tickets from a secondary ticketing website? Find out your rights here.

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October 2015

6 Halloween decorations you can make for under £5

6 Halloween decorations you can make for under £5

Published 26 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

You don’t have to spend a fortune on real-looking skeletons to have a spooky Halloween!

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October 2015

DIY Halloween outfits for kids

DIY Halloween outfits for kids

Published 25 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Transform your little ones into little monsters with our DIY Halloween outfit guide.

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October 2015

Things to do with your kids this half term

Things to do with your kids this half term

Published 24 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

For ideas on how to occupy the kids this half term on a budget, follow our guide.

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October 2015

Top 5 travel hacks for half-term

Top 5 travel hacks for half-term

Published 23 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

To make sure that you have a happy half-term holiday, here are a few travel tips you should live by.

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October 2015

Tesco launches new Brand Guarantee scheme

Tesco launches new Brand Guarantee scheme

Published 23 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Following on from Morrisons price match overhaul, Tesco have announced some changes of its own.

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October 2015

Protect yourself against malicious malware

Protect yourself against malicious malware

Published 22 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

The UK’s leading crime agency has warned internet banking users of malicious malware software being used by hackers.

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October 2015

thinkmoney Personal Account honoured with 4 Star Fairbanking Mark

thinkmoney Personal Account honoured with 4 Star Fairbanking Mark

Published 22 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

The thinkmoney Personal Account receives prestigious award for fourth year in a row!

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October 2015

It’s Back to the Future Day!

It’s Back to the Future Day!

Published 21 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Marty Mcfly and Doc Brown should be arriving anytime now!

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October 2015

Autumn essentials for men under £50

Autumn essentials for men under £50

Published 21 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Attention gents – our guide will walk you through the basic essentials you should have in your wardrobe this autumn!

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October 2015

Argos introduces nationwide same-day delivery

Argos introduces nationwide same-day delivery

Published 20 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Argos is now the first British retailer to offer a same-day delivery service.

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October 2015

Home checklist for autumn

Home checklist for autumn

Published 20 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

To prepare your home for winter and make sure you don’t waste money unnecessarily, read our autumnal checklist.

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October 2015

Could you buy your energy from your council?

Could you buy your energy from your council?

Published 19 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Would this be a cheaper way to get energy?

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October 2015

Saving with Renault and other alternative providers

Saving with Renault and other alternative providers

Published 19 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Could you get a good deal by saving with the car manufacturer?

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October 2015

Should you fix your utility bills at their current rate?

Should you fix your utility bills at their current rate?

Published 18 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

If you want to make sure you won’t end up paying too much for energy, you might be able to fix.

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October 2015

Insurance premium tax – renewing your policy early

Insurance premium tax – renewing your policy early

Published 18 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

The prices of various insurance policies are due to increase, so should you lock in at the cheaper rate?

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October 2015

In a crash with an uninsured driver? What happens next?

In a crash with an uninsured driver? What happens next?

Published 18 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Don’t know whether you’ll have to pay out? Find out the facts.

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October 2015

Don’t fall for the card courier scam

Don’t fall for the card courier scam

Published 17 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

There are so many different types of scams – the latest one we’re warning you about is the card courier scam.

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October 2015

Morrisons to scrap price match promise

Morrisons to scrap price match promise

Published 17 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

The Match & More scheme introduced by Morrisons is going through some major changes.

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October 2015

Cost of calling directory enquiries rocket

Cost of calling directory enquiries rocket

Published 16 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Calling a directory enquiry number could cost you, find out more in our guide.

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October 2015

Who can claim Housing Benefit?

Who can claim Housing Benefit?

Published 16 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Having trouble paying your rent? You may be able to get some help from the Government.

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October 2015

Protect your pension fund by not falling for investment scams

Protect your pension fund by not falling for investment scams

Published 16 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

If you’re coming up to retirement age or know someone that is, make sure they’re aware of the common pension scams with our guide.

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October 2015

Why not paying bills by Direct Debit could cost you

Why not paying bills by Direct Debit could cost you

Published 15 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Some firms charge extra when you pay your bills manually – make sure that you don’t miss out.

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October 2015

Virgin Trains introduce automatic compensation

Virgin Trains introduce automatic compensation

Published 15 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

If you travel by train often, you’ll be pleased to know that Virgin Trains are now offering automatic compensation to customers.

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October 2015

Make sure your heating and hot water don’t break down

Make sure your heating and hot water don’t break down

Published 14 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Don’t be left without heat this winter – make sure you’re protected!

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October 2015

Checking the details of the top broadband deals

Checking the details of the top broadband deals

Published 14 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Don’t be caught out by extra charges when you’re trying to get a good deal on your broadband.

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October 2015

Update your wardrobe for autumn for less than £60

Update your wardrobe for autumn for less than £60

Published 14 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Our guide proves that you can update your wardrobe for autumn, without spending a fortune!

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October 2015

Misfuelling – how to get your car sorted out

Misfuelling – how to get your car sorted out

Published 13 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Put petrol in instead of diesel? Don’t panic – here’s what to do.

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October 2015

Banking investigation could overhaul current accounts

Banking investigation could overhaul current accounts

Published 13 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

When the CMA’s report is published, what will it mean for your current account?

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October 2015

Is Uber really cheaper than taxis?

Is Uber really cheaper than taxis?

Published 12 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

If you need a lift, could you save money with this car service?

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October 2015

What do the long numbers on your credit or debit card mean?

What do the long numbers on your credit or debit card mean?

Published 12 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

We’re tackling the mystery of what the long numbers on your card mean in our guide.

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October 2015

What is black box insurance?

What is black box insurance?

Published 12 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Young drivers in particular could save on car insurance by opting for black box insurance.

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October 2015

Tax costs and what else to consider with used cars

Tax costs and what else to consider with used cars

Published 11 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

If you’re looking to save money by getting a second-hand car, our guide should help you.

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October 2015

Are extended warranties worth it?

Are extended warranties worth it?

Published 11 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

When making a purchase you may be offered the option of purchasing an extended warranty at a cost. But is it worth it?

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October 2015

Autumn treats for the family

Autumn treats for the family

Published 11 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

You don’t have to break the bank this autumn to enjoy some quality time with your family.

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October 2015

Removal van scam

Removal van scam

Published 10 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

If you’re looking for a tradesman or handy man to do odd jobs around the house, would you search for one on social media?

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October 2015

Our pick of the best budget laptops for under £250

Our pick of the best budget laptops for under £250

Published 10 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Looking for a laptop but don’t want to spend a fortune? Our guide will sort you out.

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October 2015

Broadband prices are going up, could you switch to save?

Broadband prices are going up, could you switch to save?

Published 9 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Check if your broadband provider is changing their prices, and switch if you’ll be paying more.

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October 2015

Fancy a winter break? Flight prices could be set to fall

Fancy a winter break? Flight prices could be set to fall

Published 9 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

As one airline predicts that winter flights will be cheap, could you get a deal?

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October 2015

Does my partner need life insurance if they don’t work?

Does my partner need life insurance if they don’t work?

Published 9 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Life insurance isn’t just important if you have a job.

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October 2015

Maths courses to be offered to students

Maths courses to be offered to students

Published 8 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Sixth-formers will be given practical maths courses from this September onwards, read all about it in our guide.

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October 2015

Kit your kids out this autumn for less than £40!

Kit your kids out this autumn for less than £40!

Published 7 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Now that autumn is here, you’ll need to update your little one’s wardrobe. Our guide will show you how to do that without breaking the bank!

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October 2015

Why it’s never too early to start a pension

Why it’s never too early to start a pension

Published 7 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

No matter your age, it’s important to have a plan for retirement.

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October 2015

What do the car insurance groups mean?

What do the car insurance groups mean?

Published 7 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

If you’re unsure what the different car insurance groups are, we’ll explain all in our guide.

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October 2015

Get breakdown cover for your car this winter

Get breakdown cover for your car this winter

Published 6 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

You don’t want your car breaking down in the cold.

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October 2015

Record high September car sales, despite emissions scandal

Record high September car sales, despite emissions scandal

Published 6 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Car registrations were up last month, showing strong customer demand.

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October 2015

Check you’re getting the broadband speed you pay for

Check you’re getting the broadband speed you pay for

Published 5 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

If your broadband is running slower than it should be, there might be a problem.

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October 2015

Sell your old iPhone – or buy a used one to save money

Sell your old iPhone – or buy a used one to save money

Published 5 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Good as new iPhones are big business – you could get one for a cheaper smartphone.

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October 2015

How to stop spam texts, calls and letters

How to stop spam texts, calls and letters

Published 5 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Being bombarded with spam can be a nuisance, so get rid of it once and for all with our helpful tips.

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October 2015

How will a joint bank account help you budget as a couple?

How will a joint bank account help you budget as a couple?

Published 4 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Budgeting as a couple can be made a whole lot easier when you open up a joint bank account.

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October 2015

What you should know about store cards

What you should know about store cards

Published 4 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

A store card can be a useful tool when you’re looking to get money off, but there are some downsides.

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October 2015

Car insurance with points on your driving licence

Car insurance with points on your driving licence

Published 4 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

You get points on your licence for driving offences, but how will this affect you?

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October 2015

Don’t be a victim of SIM swap fraud

Don’t be a victim of SIM swap fraud

Published 3 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

Fraudsters are now using SIM cards to gain access to your accounts – find out how to protect yourself here.

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October 2015

Buying second-hand – what rights do you have?

Buying second-hand – what rights do you have?

Published 3 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

When you buy something from a second-hand shop, your rights might not seem as clear-cut as when you buy it brand-new.

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October 2015

What is an insurance premium?

What is an insurance premium?

Published 2 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

If you’re a newcomer to the word of insurance, here are some of the basics.

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October 2015

TopCashBack and Quidco: saving money with cashback apps

TopCashBack and Quidco: saving money with cashback apps

Published 2 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

When you’re spending money online, you could earn a few quid back again.

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October 2015

Our guide to student bank accounts

Our guide to student bank accounts

Published 2 October 2015 by Kyri Levendi

If you’re about to head off to university, then we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about student bank accounts.

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October 2015

Here’s how tax credits cuts could lose you £1,000 a year

Here’s how tax credits cuts could lose you £1,000 a year

Published 1 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

Are you likely to lose out from next April?

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October 2015

How the Consumer Rights Act changes affect what you buy

How the Consumer Rights Act changes affect what you buy

Published 1 October 2015 by Emily Bancroft

The rules for goods and services are changing – and it’s good news.

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