How to check if your new fiver’s worth £100s

Do you have a new plastic fiver stashed in your wallet? The smaller, polymer notes, which feature Sir Winston Churchill rather than Elizabeth Fry, were released last month. And while they’ll soon become commonplace, some collectors are forking out big time for rare new notes with special serial numbers. Now, it’s important to stress that recent headlines of...

The danger of eBay festival ticket buying

Like many of my money-saving comrades here at MSE Towers, I am a self-confessed eBay addict. I love snapping up anything under-priced. Sites such as BayCrazy and Fat Fingers (which trawl eBay for items that have been spelt incorrectly and so have few bids) have found a firm place at the top of my favorites, as has...