Inflation plunged to its lowest level in more than four years in March, dropping to 1.6%, according to the Office of National Statistics. It means it is at the lowest rate since October 2009, and is down from 1.7% in February, providing good news for many families who have struggled throughout the recession. Lower food, […]
In comparison to the rest of the world, UK saving shortfalls are now making Brits twice as likely to work past the state pension age. In fact, one in five don’t expect to retire until the age of 70 years. Facts and figures All in all, 19% of Brits believe that they may have to […]
Whether you’ve decided you no longer need a car or want to sell your current model in order to upgrade to a newer version, there are a number of tips available. Here we look at five ways to sell your car. 1. Private sale A private sale is possibly the most popular route to take […]
Just like the mis-sold PPI scandal, a number of households could expect a similar style of payout because of their faulty meter clocks. In fact, over 3.9 million UK homes are said to be the subjects of wrongly calculated electricity bills. According to consumer champion Which? this isn’t just a small mishap, it’s something that […]
The difficulties associated with getting on the property ladder are among the primary concerns when it comes to housing, according to the results of a latest poll. Affordability was listed as a key issue when respondents were asked to name the “biggest problem that needs to be solved” in a survey by The Guardian and […]
Wages have been hit hard by the financial crisis, and the latest estimates believe it could take until 2022 for them to return to pre-recession levels. The Resolution Foundation has claimed that the crisis has left a “permanent scar” on salaries in the UK and that it will take a considerable amount of time until […]
Teaching children about finance and money management will help them to save and spend sensibly in later life.
Aside from doing your bit for the environment, being energy efficient can also be beneficial to your bank account.
36% of adults are worried about the rising cost of living and bills, making it the top concern, followed by not saving enough (13%).
From today UK train fares rise between 3.1% and 5.1%, which is more than four times faster than average wage increases.