New PetrolPrices App claims to save motorists up to £200 per year

19 Aug 2019 The UK’s leading fuel information service, PetrolPrices, relaunches its app this week, promising to save users up to £200 a year on fuel.                           With daily fuel price fluctuations and motorway service stations charging the earth for fuel, filling up the […]

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How students can save hundreds of pounds this September

13 Aug 2019 In just a few weeks, thousands of students will be starting at university or college. For many young people, this is their first time away from home. Among other things, this means managing their own money for the first time. TotallyMoney looks at some of the ways that students can save money as […]

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Debt issues for older homeowners

13 Aug 2019 Up to half of older homeowners are using equity release to repay debt as they struggle to meet payments, new analysis from UK’s leading independent equity release adviser Key shows. Analysis of customer data suggests that 30% of people are using equity release to repay unsecured debt while 20% are using it to repay mortgages.  […]

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Disorganised Brits risk blowing a big hole in their summer holiday spending budget before they even leave the UK

13 Aug 2019 Latest research from Caxton FX, the international currency and payments specialist, shows that a family of four could easily blow around £390 of their holiday budget before leaving the UK simply by not planning ahead. ·         Sorting your currency card, a week or two in advance, and NOT buying currency at the airport – […]

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Low-income households use credit to pay for essentials

06 Aug 2019 People on low-incomes are less likely to use credit than those on higher incomes and when they do borrow it is usually for essentials such as food and household bills.  However, people on low-incomes are more likely to use high-cost lenders when they do borrow according to a new study released today. […]

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Consumers Thrown into Hit-or-Miss Credit Card Lottery

01 Aug 2019 Recent figures from a survey by Moneycomms show that consumers are often being tripped up at the final hurdle of their credit card application. Customers could end up with a 0% balance transfer or purchase offer reduced by up to a year, or get an APR (annual percentage rate) nearly 10% higher than advertised. […]

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