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September 2016

You'll soon need to log in to watch BBC iPlayer

You'll soon need to log in to watch BBC iPlayer

Published 30 September 2016 by

There's more changes coming to how we use BBC iPlayer.

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September 2016

Safeguard the future with critical illness cover

Safeguard the future with critical illness cover

Published 30 September 2016 by

Protect the security of your family and understand the benefits of critical illness cover.

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September 2016

Enhanced security measures when making online payments

Enhanced security measures when making online payments

Published 29 September 2016 by

We are soon adding an additional security step to certain transactions. 

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September 2016

How to get your university course books for less

How to get your university course books for less

Published 29 September 2016 by

As it's the first week of term, students will be getting their reading lists and buying the course books they need. Find out how to get them for less. 

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September 2016

FIFA 17 is on sale today! Find out the best prices

FIFA 17 is on sale today! Find out the best prices

Published 29 September 2016 by

FIFA 17 is released today. With great new player features, a cover model in Marco Reus and a free demo to try, we’ll explain the major changes and best buying deals.

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September 2016

iPhone 7: Is it worth upgrading or going for an older model

iPhone 7: Is it worth upgrading or going for an older model

Published 28 September 2016 by

We compare the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6S like-for-like.

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September 2016

What to wear on a first date for women

What to wear on a first date for women

Published 28 September 2016 by

You don't have to spend a fortune to make a good impression.

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September 2016

How much is your car worth?

How much is your car worth?

Published 27 September 2016 by

It's important that you get an unbiased valuation of your car.

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September 2016

Don't use the landline? Your options if you want broadband

Don't use the landline? Your options if you want broadband

Published 27 September 2016 by

Can you scrap the home phone but stay online? Find out here.

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September 2016

Why you should switch after a one-year energy deal ends

Why you should switch after a one-year energy deal ends

Published 26 September 2016 by

You could be paying £350 a year extra when moving to a variable tariff from a one-year deal.

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September 2016

Why are some home insurance claims rejected?

Why are some home insurance claims rejected?

Published 26 September 2016 by

Find out how you can make sure you’re successful if you’re claiming on your insurance.

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September 2016

Protect those that matter the most with Simple Life Cover

Protect those that matter the most with Simple Life Cover

Published 25 September 2016 by

Help protect your family after you're gone from just £6.49 a month.

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September 2016

How to get your children into photography on a budget

How to get your children into photography on a budget

Published 25 September 2016 by

If you want the kids to take up a new hobby, read our guide on getting the basics right. We cover different camera types and explain simple techniques to get them taking better pictures.

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September 2016

Amazon Student: What is it and is it worth the money?

Amazon Student: What is it and is it worth the money?

Published 24 September 2016 by

Freebies and discounts are crucial when you start uni, so what does Amazon Student’s free trial offer you?

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September 2016

How does iPhone Payments work and is it worth it?

How does iPhone Payments work and is it worth it?

Published 24 September 2016 by

Can't afford to pay for an iPhone 7 upfront? You could try iPhone Payments.

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September 2016

Look out for this car park scam

Look out for this car park scam

Published 23 September 2016 by

Some car owners and drivers are being lured into a scam – find out how, and what to look out for.

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September 2016

I'm a renter, how do I find out who my energy supplier is?

I'm a renter, how do I find out who my energy supplier is?

Published 23 September 2016 by

What should you do if you’re looking to set up all your bills?

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September 2016

Your Sort Code will be changing when we complete our upgrade

Your Sort Code will be changing when we complete our upgrade

Published 23 September 2016 by

Find out why we will soon be upgrading your Sort Code. 

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September 2016

Ofgem calls for prepay meter installation fees to be capped

Ofgem calls for prepay meter installation fees to be capped

Published 22 September 2016 by

Vulnerable customers will no longer have to foot the full bill for installing a prepayment meter.

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September 2016

How to save a little and borrow less

How to save a little and borrow less

Published 22 September 2016 by

From regular savings accounts to ISAs, which is best for you?

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September 2016

How to dress on a first date for men

How to dress on a first date for men

Published 21 September 2016 by

First dates can be a nightmare, especially getting the outfit wrong. Here we give tips on men’s fashion for every type of date.

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September 2016

Is your mobile contract coming to an end? Don't just let it run on

Is your mobile contract coming to an end? Don't just let it run on

Published 21 September 2016 by

Is your mobile phone contract up for renewal? Be sure you don’t pay for your handset twice, and know the various options available to you once your contract ends.

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September 2016

Be cautious of the TV licence scam

Be cautious of the TV licence scam

Published 20 September 2016 by

The latest phishing scam sees fraudsters pretend to be from TV Licensing.

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September 2016

Experian's CreditMatcher launches – what does it mean for you?

Experian's CreditMatcher launches – what does it mean for you?

Published 20 September 2016 by

How does Experian’s CreditMatcher compare to Noddle and ClearScore, and does it measure your score differently?

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September 2016

Adding a named driver to your car insurance

Adding a named driver to your car insurance

Published 19 September 2016 by

You could reduce your premiums if you add the right person to your car insurance policy.

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September 2016

How much does it cost to furnish a house?

How much does it cost to furnish a house?

Published 19 September 2016 by

Find out how much it cost us to fully furnish a house.

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September 2016

Back to school: Buying a first phone for your child

Back to school: Buying a first phone for your child

Published 18 September 2016 by

You don't have to spend a fortune on a decent mobile phone for your child.   

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September 2016

Hobbies on a budget: geocaching

Hobbies on a budget: geocaching

Published 18 September 2016 by

There are a number of affordable hobbies you can try – and geocaching is one of them.

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September 2016

Mobile phone upgrade scam – how to spot it

Mobile phone upgrade scam – how to spot it

Published 17 September 2016 by

Think twice if someone calls out of the blue to offer you a cheap mobile phone upgrade.

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September 2016

iPhone 7 launches today – how to get the best deal

iPhone 7 launches today – how to get the best deal

Published 16 September 2016 by

You can now get your hands on the latest Apple device – but you might have to get in line.

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September 2016

Holiday drama due to transport? Here's how you can claim

Holiday drama due to transport? Here's how you can claim

Published 16 September 2016 by

Don't let a holiday mishap ruin your bank balance!

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September 2016

Do I need a TV licence as a student?

Do I need a TV licence as a student?

Published 15 September 2016 by

We take a look at whether you need a TV licence as a student and whether you can get it for free.

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September 2016

How to budget your monthly bills

How to budget your monthly bills

Published 15 September 2016 by

Managing your finances to ensure your bills are paid and you have enough to live on can be stressful. Read our tips on how to budget, what to prioritise and where to cut costs.

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September 2016

Autumn/Winter 2016: The best high-street pieces for women

Autumn/Winter 2016: The best high-street pieces for women

Published 14 September 2016 by

You don't have to spend a fortune to get your wardrobe autumn-ready.

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September 2016

Looking for student accommodation? Don't fall for a rental scam

Looking for student accommodation? Don't fall for a rental scam

Published 14 September 2016 by

A property you're looking at might already have a tenant or it might not exist at all! 

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September 2016

Sports Direct and zero-hours contracts: How you can budget

Sports Direct and zero-hours contracts: How you can budget

Published 13 September 2016 by

It can be a struggle to budget when you don't know when you're next going to be working.

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September 2016

Going to university - a checklist for students and their parents

Going to university - a checklist for students and their parents

Published 12 September 2016 by

University term is nearly here, and with thousands of new students moving away it's time to get all of the essentials.

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September 2016

What gadgets do I need for university?

What gadgets do I need for university?

Published 12 September 2016 by

If your teen is heading off to university this month, be sure they are prepared with the key gadgets they’ll need - it could give you peace of mind to insure these also!

 

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September 2016

Roald Dahl Day 2016: last minute costume ideas

Roald Dahl Day 2016: last minute costume ideas

Published 12 September 2016 by

Rummage through your wardrobe and head to the pound shop as tomorrow is Roald Dahl Day. If your kids’ school is joining the global celebrations, here are our ideas for last minute fancy dress costumes.

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September 2016

Plan for a stress free Christmas by getting organised now

Plan for a stress free Christmas by getting organised now

Published 11 September 2016 by

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to cut back on non-essential spending, save some cash and plan for a hassle free Christmas.

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September 2016

How to save money on your beauty regime

How to save money on your beauty regime

Published 11 September 2016 by

Looking polished doesn’t need to be pricey!

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September 2016

Beware the latest scam targeting Apple and Netflix customers

Beware the latest scam targeting Apple and Netflix customers

Published 10 September 2016 by

Don’t fall victim to the latest email scam targeting Apple and Netflix customers.

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September 2016

Do I need a TV licence to watch Netflix and NOW TV?

Do I need a TV licence to watch Netflix and NOW TV?

Published 10 September 2016 by

Are you watching TV live?

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September 2016

What you need to know about cancelling Direct Debits

What you need to know about cancelling Direct Debits

Published 9 September 2016 by

You should always cancel Direct Debits with the company and your account provider.

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September 2016

Energy companies are increasing prices –  what does it mean for you?

Energy companies are increasing prices – what does it mean for you?

Published 8 September 2016 by

With the weakened pound following the EU referendum wholesale energy costs are rising and suppliers are starting to increase prices. It’s time to fix your energy tariff now and make your home more efficient too.

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September 2016

Soon you'll be able to transfer money to your card 24/7

Soon you'll be able to transfer money to your card 24/7

Published 8 September 2016 by

You'll be able to manange your money more efficicently on the go!

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September 2016

Apple launches waterproof iPhone 7 with no headphone jack

Apple launches waterproof iPhone 7 with no headphone jack

Published 8 September 2016 by

Tech-lovers across the globe will be very excited today!

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September 2016

9 must-have autumn fashion trends for men

9 must-have autumn fashion trends for men

Published 7 September 2016 by

We’ve selected this season’s must have items inspired by the the catwalk. Think striking bomber jackets, satin fabric, oversized T-shirts, tartan and check shirts.

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September 2016

Rail fares to rise from January 2017 - how you can save

Rail fares to rise from January 2017 - how you can save

Published 6 September 2016 by

Rail fares are on the rise again, with many commuters furious. Here are ways you can cut costs regardless and save money on train travel.

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September 2016

Help to Buy ISAs – the help you will actually get

Help to Buy ISAs – the help you will actually get

Published 5 September 2016 by

You won't be able to use the bonus from a Help to Buy ISA for your deposit.

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September 2016

What help is available if my child needs glasses?

What help is available if my child needs glasses?

Published 5 September 2016 by

See whether you can get your child's glasses for free!

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September 2016

Affordable days out for the family in Hull

Affordable days out for the family in Hull

Published 4 September 2016 by

Hull has a history of shipping, fishing and is set around a river, marinas and docks. There’s something for all the family to do. 

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September 2016

Budgeting for Christmas and the most wanted toys this year

Budgeting for Christmas and the most wanted toys this year

Published 4 September 2016 by

The most wanted toys of 2016 have been unveiled, we look at them and give advice on how to be shrewd while you shop.

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September 2016

How to get the best from your supermarket shop

How to get the best from your supermarket shop

Published 3 September 2016 by

Read how to get the best from your supermarket shop including buying just what you need, making the most of loyalty schemes and avoiding the retailer’s tricks.

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September 2016

Fraudsters are targeting parents with fake text messages

Fraudsters are targeting parents with fake text messages

Published 2 September 2016 by

Don’t let fraudsters tug on your heart strings!

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September 2016

Virgin Media prices to rise from November – how to beat it

Virgin Media prices to rise from November – how to beat it

Published 1 September 2016 by

See how this new price hike will affect your budget.

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September 2016

Get ready for your new 66 plate car

Get ready for your new 66 plate car

Published 1 September 2016 by

If you’re picking up your new “66” plate car today, be sure to add breakdown cover, road tax and insurance.

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