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September 2015

Winter boots for all the family

Winter boots for all the family

Published 30 September 2015 by

Investing in a good pair of boots can make winter that little bit more bearable but you don’t have to spend a fortune!

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September 2015

Insurance premium tax changes

Insurance premium tax changes

Published 30 September 2015 by

In the Summer Budget, it was announced that there will be an increase in what we could all pay for insurance.

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September 2015

Get the most out of your savings

Get the most out of your savings

Published 30 September 2015 by

Do you forget to switch your savings account when the introductory deal runs out?

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September 2015

Mobile phone bills could rise as operator charges triple

Mobile phone bills could rise as operator charges triple

Published 29 September 2015 by

Ofcom have just announced that they’re tripling charges for operators, find out what this could mean for you.

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September 2015

How to switch your bank account

How to switch your bank account

Published 29 September 2015 by

If you’re looking for something else from your account, you could move to a different provider.

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September 2015

Warning over bogus cold call blocking services

Warning over bogus cold call blocking services

Published 28 September 2015 by

There’s been an increase in the amount of rogue traders selling bogus cold calling blocking services.

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September 2015

Learning to drive: how you could save money

Learning to drive: how you could save money

Published 28 September 2015 by

Being able to drive is a great skill, but it can be expensive.

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September 2015

What can I watch without a TV licence?

What can I watch without a TV licence?

Published 28 September 2015 by

Find out what you’ll be able to watch for free – legally.

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September 2015

Look out for new council tax scam

Look out for new council tax scam

Published 27 September 2015 by

Be on the lookout for fraudsters pretending to be from the council.

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September 2015

What can happen if you drive without insurance?

What can happen if you drive without insurance?

Published 27 September 2015 by

Don’t try and avoid paying car insurance – it’s against the law.

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September 2015

Protect your belongings in university halls

Protect your belongings in university halls

Published 27 September 2015 by

Just got to university? Find out how to keep your stuff safe!

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September 2015

Switch your utility provider before winter comes

Switch your utility provider before winter comes

Published 26 September 2015 by

Now could be the time to switch energy provider before the weather changes.

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September 2015

Changes to flight compensation rules

Changes to flight compensation rules

Published 26 September 2015 by

A new EU court ruling means that you can now claim compensation if your flight is delayed due to technical issues.

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September 2015

Are your kid’s toys safe?

Are your kid’s toys safe?

Published 25 September 2015 by

Make sure that the toys you give your child are safe by reading our guide.

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September 2015

Using up foreign currency when you’re back off holiday

Using up foreign currency when you’re back off holiday

Published 25 September 2015 by

What can you do if you’re stuck with euros you don’t need?

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September 2015

What you should know about magazine scratch cards

What you should know about magazine scratch cards

Published 25 September 2015 by

We all love to win a prize, but you should be on your guard when it comes to magazine scratch cards.

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September 2015

Are you on an interest-only mortgage?

Are you on an interest-only mortgage?

Published 24 September 2015 by

Don’t be at risk of repossession like up to a million homeowners.

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September 2015

Free school meals could soon be a thing of the past

Free school meals could soon be a thing of the past

Published 24 September 2015 by

The Chancellor could be due to announce that all kids will no longer get free school meals.

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September 2015

Charges you didn’t expect when you went to university

Charges you didn’t expect when you went to university

Published 24 September 2015 by

Throughout your time at university, you’ll probably be hit by these charges.

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September 2015

Your new thinkmoney card will be on its way soon

Your new thinkmoney card will be on its way soon

Published 23 September 2015 by

In a few weeks we’ll be sending you your new thinkmoney Prepaid Debit MasterCard®.

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September 2015

Winter coats for all the family

Winter coats for all the family

Published 23 September 2015 by

Kit your whole family out with their own winter coats for less than £120.

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September 2015

Start your Christmas shopping now!

Start your Christmas shopping now!

Published 23 September 2015 by

We know you probably don’t want to think about Christmas just yet, but you could save money by doing so.

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September 2015

Protection when making purchases on your credit card

Protection when making purchases on your credit card

Published 22 September 2015 by

You don’t have to spend much on your credit card to be covered under Section 75.

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September 2015

Don’t get caught out by bus lane fines

Don’t get caught out by bus lane fines

Published 22 September 2015 by

Have you been fined for using a bus lane recently? You’re not the only one.

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September 2015

5 of the best budget smartphones available on pay as you go

5 of the best budget smartphones available on pay as you go

Published 21 September 2015 by

You don’t need to spend more than £500 on an iPhone 6s – you can get a decent smartphone on a budget.

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September 2015

Get saving up for Christmas

Get saving up for Christmas

Published 21 September 2015 by

Christmas in September? Here’s how budgeting early for the holiday season could save you money.

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September 2015

New EU Court ruling: travelling is within working hours

New EU Court ruling: travelling is within working hours

Published 21 September 2015 by

If you do a lot of travelling to appointments as part of your job, then a new EU Court ruling could affect you.

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September 2015

Cancel a free trial before it costs you

Cancel a free trial before it costs you

Published 20 September 2015 by

Free trials can be a great way to try a new service – until they charge you, that is!

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September 2015

Can I get a bank account if I’ve had a CCJ?

Can I get a bank account if I’ve had a CCJ?

Published 19 September 2015 by

A CCJ can affect your ability to get financial products, find out if it could stop you getting a bank account.

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September 2015

Jargon buster: financially linked, National Insurance and secured loans

Jargon buster: financially linked, National Insurance and secured loans

Published 18 September 2015 by

Why do we pay National Insurance and what is a notice of disassociation?

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September 2015

Changes to incomes processed on Saturdays

Changes to incomes processed on Saturdays

Published 18 September 2015 by

If you receive your income on Saturdays, this is set to change from 17th October.

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September 2015

Here’s how much you could pay for the iPhone 6S

Here’s how much you could pay for the iPhone 6S

Published 17 September 2015 by

Getting your hands on the newest iPhone certainly doesn’t come cheap.

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September 2015

Three autumn fashion trends you should know about!

Three autumn fashion trends you should know about!

Published 16 September 2015 by

Autumn is just around the corner so make sure you’re prepared for the new fashion season with our guide.

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September 2015

Jargon buster: bounced payments, compound interest and credit history

Jargon buster: bounced payments, compound interest and credit history

Published 15 September 2015 by

Check out the second part of our guide to help you understand confusing financial terms.

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September 2015

What is an interchange fee?

What is an interchange fee?

Published 14 September 2015 by

You pay an interchange fee whenever you use your card to make a purchase but new EU rules are set to change how they work.

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September 2015

Financial terms explained: APR, AER and basic bank accounts

Financial terms explained: APR, AER and basic bank accounts

Published 13 September 2015 by

Don’t be confused by financial jargon – we’ll sort you out.

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September 2015

Supermarkets to start charging 5p for plastic carrier bags

Supermarkets to start charging 5p for plastic carrier bags

Published 12 September 2015 by

You’ll soon have to pay for carrier bags when you do your grocery shopping, so don’t get caught out.

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September 2015

How to avoid a ticketing scam

How to avoid a ticketing scam

Published 11 September 2015 by

Our guide will walk you through everything you need to know about ticketing scams.

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September 2015

Price of fuel at a six year low

Price of fuel at a six year low

Published 10 September 2015 by

Fuel prices can be unpredictable – that’s why it’s best to budget for all possibilities.

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September 2015

Steal her style - Amal Clooney

Steal her style - Amal Clooney

Published 9 September 2015 by

You don’t have to spend a fortune to get the celebrity look –Amal Clooney’s the perfect example!

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September 2015

Your rights as a tenant

Your rights as a tenant

Published 8 September 2015 by

Get clued up on your rights as a tenant with our guide.

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September 2015

Am I already covered for gadget or travel insurance?

Am I already covered for gadget or travel insurance?

Published 7 September 2015 by

If you’re looking at buying travel insurance for your holiday, you may already be covered under a different insurance policy.

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September 2015

Will you be affected by child tax credit changes?

Will you be affected by child tax credit changes?

Published 6 September 2015 by

The summer Budget announced that child tax credits are going to change, find out what difference this will make to you.

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September 2015

Insurance premium tax hike – what it means for your policy

Insurance premium tax hike – what it means for your policy

Published 5 September 2015 by

The cost of your insurance premiums is going up – find out why.

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September 2015

How to claim back card protection insurance

How to claim back card protection insurance

Published 4 September 2015 by

Up to two million people are set to receive compensation after being mis-sold debit and credit card protection insurance. Find out if you’re one of them.

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September 2015

Breaking the money rules

Breaking the money rules

Published 3 September 2015 by

Some rules are just made to be broken – find out what you should ignore.

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September 2015

What to look for in the end of summer sales

What to look for in the end of summer sales

Published 2 September 2015 by

With the fashion world preparing for autumn, why not get one step ahead of the game by becoming a savvy sales shopper?

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September 2015

Three-quarters of a million now on zero-hours contracts

Three-quarters of a million now on zero-hours contracts

Published 2 September 2015 by

If you’re on a zero-hours contract, find out how you could budget.

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September 2015

How much food could you get for £30?

How much food could you get for £30?

Published 1 September 2015 by

As part of our food poverty campaign, we looked at how far your money goes.

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