A third of UK adults paying an average of £120 a year on unused subscriptions

15 Oct 2019 Almost a third (29%) of UK adults spend an average of £120 a year paying for unwanted policies, subscriptions, and memberships that they haven’t cancelled, according to new research by online bank Marcus by Goldman Sachs. Online subscription services (32%) are the most frequently forgotten subscriptions and policies to cancel, followed by gym […]

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Seven out of 10 homes suffer as owners ignore maintenance

14 Oct 2019 Seventy per cent of homeowners admit to ignoring property problems, because they’d rather spend their time and money on other things, according to new research from Aviva. The recent study of 2,000 homeowners shows property maintenance is way down many people’s priority lists. Aviva found: More than a quarter of homeowners (27%) […]

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Travellers urged to avoid horror exchange rates at the airport and buy holiday money in advance

07 Oct 2019 With half term fast approaching, Caxton, the international payments and foreign exchange specialist, is urging customers to buy their currency early and avoid the Halloween horror exchange rates at the airport. Exchange rates can prove confusing, but some people don’t appreciate exactly how much impact their last-minute currency purchase can have on […]

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25 million UK employees yet to make a will

30 Sep 2019 Just 23% of UK employees have made a current will, according to the Financial Wellbeing Index from Close Brothers. This means that up to 25 million UK workers may not have taken this crucial step to protect their financial health and to provide for their loved ones. This number rises to almost half […]

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