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Brits have started the new year with an average debt of £636

| January 26, 2017

New research by Onbuy.com/gb has analysed data conducted by AXA Insurance to establish which cities are most at risk of debt in 2017 – with Brighton,Cardiff and Newcastle struggling the most. Onbuy.com/gb looked to assess and evaluate how long cities will take to repay their debts – with Belfast taking the longest at 6.5 weeks […]

Five tips to help combat the stress of finances

| January 16, 2017

By Emma Huntington, Managing Director of Zurich FutureYou Keep on track by getting organised With so many bills to pay each month, it can be stressful keeping up with how much is coming in and out of your account. You can keep up-to-date by creating a spreadsheet. Having a document that lists everything in one […]

One in four card payments now contactless

| January 16, 2017

A quarter of all card transactions are now made via contactless, new figures from The UK Cards Association show. 325 million purchases were made using contactless debit and credit cards in November 2016, accounting for 25 per cent of all card payments in the month. The rise in contactless payments led to a record £2.9 […]

Brits underestimating potential pay rise from remortgaging

| January 16, 2017

The remortgaging rush is expected to continue in 2017, with almost a third (31%) of eligible homeowners planning to cash in on low interest rates. One in four of those plan to act now and remortgage in January. The potential savings they could be making, however, are being underestimated by nearly half, according to a […]

Savers plan to put away more than £2,500 each this year

| January 12, 2017

Forty per cent of UK savers have said they each plan to put aside more than £2,500 in 2017, research carried out by Charter Savings Bank has discovered. The research found that those planning to put money away hope to save an average of £228 every month, a total of £2,736 over the course of […]

Holidaymakers still planning to get away on holiday despite fall in sterling

| January 12, 2017

Nearly 34 million people in Britain (66% of adults) are planning overseas holiday escapes during 2017, according to new findings from Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance & Travel Money. The figures are almost identical to last year (67%), revealing a resilience in the overseas holiday market despite a significant fall in the value of sterling against the US […]

Average UK adult now managing over 30 personal finance related contracts and accounts

| January 12, 2017

New research from Gocompare.com Money has found that, on average, people now manage over 30 accounts across all aspects of their lives, from online banking and shopping, to gym memberships and subscriptions for home entertainment.  And almost a third of us are stressed out by trying to keep track of them all. The survey of […]

The best time to book and travel in 2017 revealed

| January 4, 2017

Timing is everything when it comes to scoring the cheapest prices for flights and hotels in 2017, according to new analysis by travel search engine KAYAK.co.uk. By analysing data based on millions of searches, KAYAK has found that with a little planning, travellers can save huge amounts of money. Booking and travelling to Brits favourite […]

Millennials top the 2016 savings table

| January 3, 2017

Millennials, generally considered to be those aged 18 to 34, saved more in 2016 than any other generation, according to new research from Charter Savings Bank. On average, millennials saved a total of £3,701 in 2016 – over £450 more than their baby boomer and Generation X counterparts, who saved £3,226 and £3,238 respectively. 2016 […]

2017 A Year To Reignite The UK’s Savings Habit

| December 29, 2016

As the UK starts on its resolution list, money matters are firmly on the agenda with the majority of people (78%) saying they plan to save in 2017 and a third of that group, (34%) saying they will save more than in 2016.  The research, from new challenger bank Masthaven, finds that many people will […]