Personal Finance News

One in five ‘save less because they can’t get financial advice’

20 Mar 2018 More than one in five are saving or investing less because they cannot access advice on how to handle their money, research for the Nottingham Building Society shows. Its study found 21% of adults believe they are not saving as much as they could and would be able to put away an […]

23% increase in opportunistic break-ins as clocks go forward

19 Mar 2018 As Brits prepare to lose an hour of sleep this weekend, Co-op Insurance is urging homeowners to stay alert, in light of its new claims data released today. Data analysed by the Co-op looking at break-ins over the last four years found that burglaries categorised as opportunistic increase by a quarter when […]

Save Water Save Money launches new energy switching tool

15 Mar 2018 Save Water Save Money (SWSM), the global business which specialises in helping people save water, has launched a new energy switching tool, enabling consumers become more sustainable while cutting down their bills across the board. The free tool compares current usage to price plans offered by all gas and electricity providers, giving […]

Multiple Cash ISAs Don’t Add Up For Savers

14 Mar 2018 New research from Charter Savings Bank reveals multiple Cash ISAs are not adding up for savers, who are risking leaving their money to stagnate in low interest rate paying accounts. Its study found one in five of savers aged 55 plus have five or more Cash ISA accounts, but less than half […]

The best destinations for Brits to retire abroad

13 Mar 2018   When it comes to planning your retirement, the idea of living abroad is a dream for many. To help bring those fantasies one step closer to reality,  credit experts TotallyMoney have ranked the places Brits should really be considering to retire abroad, making it easier than ever to find a destination that […]

Credit scoring system is a mystery for UK adults

Thousands of UK adults are completely perplexed by how credit scores are calculated, actually finding it easier to explain how a rainbow is formed or indeed the offside rule. According to a new study from Amigo Loans, almost a third (31%) of Brits believe they can confidently explain how a rainbow is formed compared to […]