Money

22 July 2013

How To Stick To Your Food Budget

Dealing with a budget never seems to get any easier. With the benefits cap and inflation increasing, it’s becoming harder and harder for most of us to keep an eye ...

18 July 2013

Share to Save: Brits could save by sharing their everyday items.

New research reveals that Brits would save a staggering £145,000 over a lifetime if they just shared more. By car-pooling with colleagues, borrowing that ‘barely worn’ outfit from a friend ...
26 June 2013

Employee Benefits: Are You Worse Off Now Than In Thatcher’s Britain?

Today’s employees are more likely to fall into financial difficulty than they were 30 years ago, according to new research from Cass Business School and Income Protection provider Unum. Although the ...
24 May 2013

Common sense saves you £844 per year

When someone asks you the question: “Would you rather be really clever or have common sense?” Well if these results are anything to go by then you should know the ...
12 April 2013

Are you falling into the pension ‘black hole’?

With the workplace pension adverts taking over our television channels, it’s hard not to think about saving for a pension, even if it won’t be needed for a good few ...

12 April 2013

Tips For The New Financial Year

April marks the beginning of the new financial year, but despite narrowly missing the advent of a triple dip recession, the unveiling of a gloomy budget reveals that this year ...

5 February 2013

3 ways to keep your finances as happy as your relationship

Money is often the root cause of tension, stress and arguments between couples. Try to avoid these regular spates by working together to tackle your finances. Here we have tips from ...
27 January 2013

Finance tips for 2013

It’s as painful and as easy to put off as going for your first run or heading to the gym for the first time. But if you don’t already, make ...
21 January 2013

Surprise Pocket Money Brings January Cheer for Brits (VIDEO)

Forget the January blues - 2013 is going to be the year we celebrate life’s ‘little wins’. According to research from MoneySupermarket, three in five people in the UK say ...
17 January 2013

10 Valentine’s Day Money-Saving Tips

Hannah Hill, Money for Life volunteer and Halifax branch manager has created some top tips on saving money this Valentine's Day. Make the day special and save some cash at ...
16 January 2013

10 Tips for Spring Cleaning your Finances

Hannah Hill, Money for Life volunteer and Halifax branch manager has created some top tips on spring cleaning your finances, great for anyone who has set financial new year resolutions. 1. Think ...
7 January 2013

New Online Service Launched to Sort your Taxes Out

Available today, SimpleTax is the only online self-assessment tax filing solution recognized by the HMRC that provides a streamlined alternative to the often inefficient, costly and stressful processes currently in place in ...
5 December 2012

Top Tips for Making Extra Money this Christmas

With the average UK adult looking to make an additional £492 in the run up to Christmas according to new research from Gumtree.com, nearly one in three people (28 per ...
4 December 2012

Brits tighten their belts but prove they still have Christmas spirit

Saving money on unnecessary items is being stopped by Brits this year, as they cross off items from their shopping list to save some cash this Christmas.  However, the research from ...
26 November 2012

How to negotiate a pay rise

Reed’s 2012 Salary and Market Insight reports found that 80% of workers have not received a pay rise for two years or more. So, news that the UK economy has ...
15 November 2012

Credit rating: Do you know the facts?

It’s the method used by banks, mortgage lenders, mobile phone companies, credit card providers and any other organisation that gives us credit; but a new study shows that 52.5 million ...
14 November 2012

Christmas shopping tips

With Christmas just around the corner and many of us already planning our Christmas shopping lists, Peter Turner, Managing Director at Experian Consumer Services, offers us some insight into savvy ...
12 November 2012

The Nation Is Gearing Up For A 'Tight' Christmas

Despite news that the UK is out of recession Britons are bracing themselves for an even ‘tighter’ Christmas this year with festive spending hitting its lowest peak since the recession ...
30 October 2012

UK Is A Nation of Financial Ostriches

Brits have their heads stuck firmly in the sand when it comes to the state of their finances, according to new research from Barclays. We are a nation suffering from ...
5 October 2012

Saving money tips: Stash that cash for A/W 12

Now that summer is well and truly over and winter is on its way, there’s no doubt that Christmas is the next big expense on everyone’s minds (eek!). Brits spent an ...
1 October 2012

Stoptober: Money saving tips for when you quit smoking

Week One – Plan to save Open a new bank account to store the money that would have been spent on cigarettes – set up direct debit from your current account ...
19 July 2012

Festival Goers Spend More than £1,600 a Year Attending Events

Though the summer months have not turned out as sunny as many would have hoped, it appears that nothing will keep Britons from attending music festivals. In light of this, ...
5 July 2012

Modern Families at Financial Risk as they're Failing To Prepare For The Worst

It has been revealed that families could be putting themselves at considerable financial risk, as a new report finds that modern family are units much less likely to protect their ...
15 June 2012

Tips for safe online banking on your mobile

Today’s smartphones are so powerful and diverse that they’ve replaced many of our traditional, everyday items such as the laptop, mp3 player, camera, and now, the wallet. With the rise of ...