Revealed: The best time to buy home insurance to save 20%+
Buying your home insurance about three weeks ahead of the start date is likely to get you the cheapest price
7 August 2018
Tens of thousands of Aviva customers to be refunded up to £100
About 50,000 Aviva customers will be refunded up to £100 each after the insurer admitted they had been overcharged
24 May 2018
Admiral auto-renewal letters over-stated how much customers paid
Admiral has sent auto-renewal letters showing 'last year's premium' as the amount quoted, instead of that actually paid.
19 May 2017
Beat huge insurance admin fees for simple changes
Changing a name, address or job title, or cancelling an insurance policy completely, could result in costly admin fees
21 May 2015
Are you due an Aviva refund? Insurer correcting 'historical errors'
Hundreds of thousands of Aviva life insurance customers could be due a refund
12 February 2014
Car insurance premiums too high, competition watchdog says
Car insurance premiums are too high and should be cut through a number of 'far-reaching reforms', the CC says
17 December 2013
The AA is the easiest company to haggle with
AA, Sky and Virgin Media head the list of companies where hagglers reveal success rates of 70% and better
15 April 2013
Pension firms promise clearer charges
Major pension providers have pledged to disclose charges and costs more clearly and consistently
11 January 2013
Car insurance down but home insurance up, says AA
Car insurance prices fell over the last three months, while home insurance premiums rose, according to the AA
23 October 2012
Over-75s' nest eggs 'shrinking'
The long-term retired are having to 'knock lumps' out of their nest eggs just to get by, a new report has found
11 July 2012
8 travel-money must-knows
Don't overpay to pay (ole!)
Martin's energy need-to-knows
As bills set to rise by 52%
New. Cheapest ever loans at 2.7%
If you NEED to borrow
44 tips to be tight (in a good way)
Eg, use bulldog clips to eke out last toothpaste
£50 two-week summer break
For teens - free if on a low income
Blue Light Card discounts boosted
For NHS and emergency workers
2for1 theme parks and attractions
Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and more
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1 July 2022New and existing customers will now need to purchase a European roaming pass to make calls, send texts and use data in 49 European countries and destinations.
Struggling with energy bill debt? Check if you can get a grant of up to £1,500 from British Gas – even if you're not a customer1 July 2022The British Gas Energy Trust, a charity funded by British Gas, has reopened applications for grants of up to £1,500 to help people clear debts owed to their energy provider – and you don't have to be a British Gas customer to benefit.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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