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October 2016

How can you avoid the Virgin Media TV package price hike?

How can you avoid the Virgin Media TV package price hike?

Published 31 October 2016 by

You have around 30 days to deal with Virgin Media’s price hike.

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October 2016

How to get your finances in line before a credit card application

How to get your finances in line before a credit card application

Published 31 October 2016 by

Make sure you get your finances healthy before any credit card applications.

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October 2016

Unhappy with your landline or broadband quality? Your rights

Unhappy with your landline or broadband quality? Your rights

Published 31 October 2016 by

You should complain if you're not happy with a service you're receiving.

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October 2016

National Insurance contributions: Understanding the classes

National Insurance contributions: Understanding the classes

Published 30 October 2016 by

Do you know why you pay National Insurance and what it contributes to? Read on to learn about the classes.

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October 2016

Brits love shopping online: Here's how to grab a bargain

Brits love shopping online: Here's how to grab a bargain

Published 30 October 2016 by

Brits are Europe’s number one for shopping online, so could you save with internet deals?

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October 2016

Subletting your home on Airbnb: Here's what to consider

Subletting your home on Airbnb: Here's what to consider

Published 30 October 2016 by

Airbnb is now worth $30bn and growing. Do you know the law around renting spare rooms?

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October 2016

Check in 4 days before you travel with Ryanair or face a charge

Check in 4 days before you travel with Ryanair or face a charge

Published 29 October 2016 by

From 1 November, you'll have to check in between two hours and four days before departure with budget-airline Ryanair – unless you want to pay for a seat.

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October 2016

Do single people still need life insurance?

Do single people still need life insurance?

Published 29 October 2016 by

Do single people need to take out life insurance? Understand what life insurance covers and how to find the right protection if you live alone.

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October 2016

Why you should check your bills as a Vodafone customer

Why you should check your bills as a Vodafone customer

Published 28 October 2016 by

It's worth checking your bills to make sure you're not left out of pocket.

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October 2016

Learn about the power of Section 75 for Christmas shopping

Learn about the power of Section 75 for Christmas shopping

Published 28 October 2016 by

Section 75 is a great protection for credit card purchases.

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October 2016

Car parking charges: Don’t be afraid to appeal

Car parking charges: Don’t be afraid to appeal

Published 28 October 2016 by

Don’t get stung by car parking fines, know how to appeal them.

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October 2016

Look out for this supermarket voucher scam

Look out for this supermarket voucher scam

Published 27 October 2016 by

Be careful what promotions you click on when browsing social media.

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October 2016

What type of life insurance policy do I need?

What type of life insurance policy do I need?

Published 27 October 2016 by

You're going to need to choose the right policy to protect your loved ones.

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October 2016

What is the difference between a debit card and a credit card?

What is the difference between a debit card and a credit card?

Published 26 October 2016 by

Those little pieces of plastic don't all do the same thing!

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October 2016

The Great British Bake Off 2016: Best Mary Berry jackets

The Great British Bake Off 2016: Best Mary Berry jackets

Published 26 October 2016 by

Get excited for tonight's episode with our Mary Berry style recreations!

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October 2016

How to rebuild your credit score

How to rebuild your credit score

Published 26 October 2016 by

You can use a credit card to your advantage and rebuild your credit history.

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October 2016

Budget Halloween events for the family in the UK for 2016

Budget Halloween events for the family in the UK for 2016

Published 25 October 2016 by

Having a great time doesn’t need to give your wallet a fright!

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October 2016

October: Be a bit thriftier during this 5 weekend month

October: Be a bit thriftier during this 5 weekend month

Published 25 October 2016 by

October has 5 weekends – that’s great for fun, but bad for your finances.

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October 2016

Get access to council activities, services and other freebies

Get access to council activities, services and other freebies

Published 24 October 2016 by

Make use of your free council services this half-term and save some cash.

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October 2016

How much can an overdraft cost you?

How much can an overdraft cost you?

Published 24 October 2016 by

Find out what you could be spending.

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October 2016

What is joint life insurance?

What is joint life insurance?

Published 24 October 2016 by

It's important to protect your loved ones, but should you opt for joint life cover?

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October 2016

Blue Peter badges: Free entry to Merlin attractions to end

Blue Peter badges: Free entry to Merlin attractions to end

Published 23 October 2016 by

If you have a Blue Peter badge, what can you still get free?

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October 2016

Affordable half-term days out in Reading for the family

Affordable half-term days out in Reading for the family

Published 23 October 2016 by

Downtown Abbey, treasure trails, free museums – explore the city!

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October 2016

What is advance fee fraud?

What is advance fee fraud?

Published 22 October 2016 by

Fraudsters will often ask for upfront fees without holding up their end of the bargain.

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October 2016

Sainsbury's trial one-hour delivery with Chop Chop app

Sainsbury's trial one-hour delivery with Chop Chop app

Published 22 October 2016 by

How will Sainsbury's new delivery service that brings groceries via bike to your door compare to Amazon Prime Now?

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October 2016

Get your kids ready for Halloween with these budget costumes

Get your kids ready for Halloween with these budget costumes

Published 21 October 2016 by

Your little ones will look devilish in these bargain Halloween costumes!

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October 2016

Changes to the way we protect your money

Changes to the way we protect your money

Published 21 October 2016 by

Soon, we will be improving how your money is protected. 

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October 2016

Last minute DIY Halloween costumes for kids

Last minute DIY Halloween costumes for kids

Published 21 October 2016 by

Get crafty and stay on budget by making your child a DIY Halloween costume.

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October 2016

Hotpoint, Indesit or Creda tumble dryers: Can you get a repair?

Hotpoint, Indesit or Creda tumble dryers: Can you get a repair?

Published 20 October 2016 by

Is yours faulty and can you get a refund?

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October 2016

Living with a disability? Be sure to claim a council tax reduction

Living with a disability? Be sure to claim a council tax reduction

Published 20 October 2016 by

Find out if you can claim a reduction and a rebate.

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October 2016

Best high street coats 2016: For women under £45

Best high street coats 2016: For women under £45

Published 19 October 2016 by

Wrap up warm this autumn in one of these stylish coats.

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October 2016

Start getting your home cosy and ready for winter

Start getting your home cosy and ready for winter

Published 19 October 2016 by

It’s now time to prepare your home for the season ahead.

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October 2016

10 weeks to Christmas: Get a temporary job for extra cash

10 weeks to Christmas: Get a temporary job for extra cash

Published 18 October 2016 by

Find a temp job and earn some extra money for those Christmas presents!

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October 2016

Don’t have a will? Protect your finances now

Don’t have a will? Protect your finances now

Published 18 October 2016 by

Almost three in five of us don’t have a will – find out why you should make one.

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October 2016

How to end a tenancy agreement early

How to end a tenancy agreement early

Published 17 October 2016 by

You'll need to check your tenancy agreement thoroughly if you want to move out before the end of your contract.

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October 2016

Can you get on the housing ladder?

Can you get on the housing ladder?

Published 17 October 2016 by

8 million say that a mortgage is out of reach but it doesn’t have to be this way.

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October 2016

Don't blow your budget on getting a new job

Don't blow your budget on getting a new job

Published 16 October 2016 by

Don’t blow your budget on an interview wardrobe – here’s what to do instead.

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October 2016

The iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: which is better value?

The iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: which is better value?

Published 16 October 2016 by

As last month saw the launch of the iPhone 7, we explore how its features compare to its closest rival Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge.

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October 2016

Looking for an affordable hobby? Try a book club

Looking for an affordable hobby? Try a book club

Published 15 October 2016 by

Do you love reading books, or are you looking for a group hobby to meet new people?

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October 2016

Everyday items that could be worth a small fortune

Everyday items that could be worth a small fortune

Published 15 October 2016 by

From Pokémon cards to Happy Meals toys, could you make money from your garage?

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October 2016

Financial fraud rises: Protect your personal details

Financial fraud rises: Protect your personal details

Published 14 October 2016 by

"Take Five" is the latest campaign by Financial Fraud Action UK to help stop financial fraud.

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October 2016

How to return your pre-ordered Samsung Galaxy Note 7

How to return your pre-ordered Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Published 14 October 2016 by

Find out what the process for returning your pre-ordered Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is.

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October 2016

Mobile networks have scrapped unlocking charges

Mobile networks have scrapped unlocking charges

Published 13 October 2016 by

Want to switch? Now it doesn’t have to cost you.

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October 2016

Get the most out of your car when petrol prices go up

Get the most out of your car when petrol prices go up

Published 13 October 2016 by

Petrol prices set to rise 5p per litre, use your tank efficiently.

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October 2016

Get winter-ready: Could you benefit from boiler cover?

Get winter-ready: Could you benefit from boiler cover?

Published 12 October 2016 by

It's that time of year again when you need to make sure your boiler is serviced and winter-ready.

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October 2016

Steal the style of David Gandy and Dermot O'Leary

Steal the style of David Gandy and Dermot O'Leary

Published 12 October 2016 by

Britain’s talked about style icons inspire our high-street fashion looks.

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October 2016

13 years of cost increases: Who will cover the funeral bill?

13 years of cost increases: Who will cover the funeral bill?

Published 11 October 2016 by

How much will a funeral cost and how can the Government help if you’re in a low income household?

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October 2016

Do I need life insurance?

Do I need life insurance?

Published 11 October 2016 by

Your circumstances are likely to determine whether you'll need life insurance.

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October 2016

Get the right home insurance cover for winter weather

Get the right home insurance cover for winter weather

Published 10 October 2016 by

Would your home be prepared and covered for adverse conditions in a cold snap?

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October 2016

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme to end in December

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme to end in December

Published 10 October 2016 by

From December, you won't be able to open a Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme.

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October 2016

The cheapest ways to watch The Walking Dead Season 7

The cheapest ways to watch The Walking Dead Season 7

Published 9 October 2016 by

You're probably dying to know what happened after last season's cliffhanger – here are the cheapest ways to watch Season 7.

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October 2016

Car insurance premiums rise: How to bring down your premium

Car insurance premiums rise: How to bring down your premium

Published 9 October 2016 by

How does the new hike affect you, and could you reduce the cost of your policy?

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October 2016

How to protect yourself against the British Gas email scam

How to protect yourself against the British Gas email scam

Published 8 October 2016 by

Know what to look out for and how to be vigilant online.

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October 2016

A new fiver in your hands: Could it be a small lottery win?

A new fiver in your hands: Could it be a small lottery win?

Published 8 October 2016 by

Some collectors have been paying up to £200 pounds for the first printed notes.

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October 2016

Three rival Apple with interest-free iPhone 7 payment scheme

Three rival Apple with interest-free iPhone 7 payment scheme

Published 7 October 2016 by

You can now spread out the cost of the iPhone 7 with Three – but is it cheaper than Apple's iPhone Payments?

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October 2016

Beware the new Facebook account takeover scam

Beware the new Facebook account takeover scam

Published 7 October 2016 by

Be cautious of the messages you receive on Facebook.

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October 2016

Soon you'll be able to pay in cheques as well as cash at Post Offices

Soon you'll be able to pay in cheques as well as cash at Post Offices

Published 6 October 2016 by

You'll soon be able to pay in cheques at Post Office branches. 

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October 2016

How to appeal if your tax credits were wrongly stopped

How to appeal if your tax credits were wrongly stopped

Published 6 October 2016 by

You might be able to appeal if your tax credits were unfairly stopped.

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October 2016

Penalty points and fines to double for texting drivers

Penalty points and fines to double for texting drivers

Published 6 October 2016 by

It's not worth the risk of texting and driving!

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October 2016

Royal Tour 2016: Shop Kate Middleton's coat looks for less

Royal Tour 2016: Shop Kate Middleton's coat looks for less

Published 5 October 2016 by

You don't have to spend a fortune to get the style of a Duchess.

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October 2016

The National Minimum Wage goes up for under 25s

The National Minimum Wage goes up for under 25s

Published 5 October 2016 by

You could receive a larger pay packet at the end of the month.

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October 2016

How to protect yourself if you have a Yahoo account

How to protect yourself if you have a Yahoo account

Published 4 October 2016 by

Make sure you know how to protect yourself so your information can't be used against you.

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October 2016

Insurance Premium Tax rises to 10% - what this means for you

Insurance Premium Tax rises to 10% - what this means for you

Published 4 October 2016 by

Insurance Premium Tax is rising for the second time in less than a year.

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October 2016

Can I get a bank account without a credit check?

Can I get a bank account without a credit check?

Published 3 October 2016 by

A poor credit history might not necessarily stop you from getting a bank account.

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October 2016

Get your car ready and stay safe this winter

Get your car ready and stay safe this winter

Published 3 October 2016 by

The cold and wet weather is kicking in - get your car ready for the hazards ahead and try to avoid unexpected breakdown or repair costs.

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October 2016

Can I get no claims bonus protection?

Can I get no claims bonus protection?

Published 2 October 2016 by

What does no claims bonus protection mean for your car insurance?

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October 2016

Looking to get fit on a budget? Try yoga

Looking to get fit on a budget? Try yoga

Published 2 October 2016 by

Yoga has been around for 5,000 years and has amazing health benefits - it can help make you stronger, more flexible and even more relaxed. But the best part is you don’t need to spend much to start.

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October 2016

Don't become a victim of cyber and phone scams

Don't become a victim of cyber and phone scams

Published 1 October 2016 by

The Financial Ombudsman Service has recently reported the startling financial cost of fraud. Protect your personal information and read about two of the most common scams.

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October 2016

Electrical fakes: Is it better to shop from reputable retailers?

Electrical fakes: Is it better to shop from reputable retailers?

Published 1 October 2016 by

If you’ve started Christmas shopping, beware of the lethal fakes! 

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