Benjamin Taylor

Money Analyst – Banking and Insurance

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Temporary car insurance

Temporary car insurance

Get flexible car insurance by the hour, week or month. This MoneySavingExpert guide takes you through all the key information, and how to find a cheap policy.

19 March 2024

Can my age reduce my car insurance?

Can my age reduce my car insurance?

This MoneySavingExpert guide runs through whether your age can reduce what you pay for car insurance, and how you can further cut your costs.

19 March 2024

Joint savings accounts explained

Joint savings accounts explained

This MoneySavingExpert guide looks at the benefits and drawbacks of opening a joint savings account, how to open one, and how to find the top-paying rates.

26 February 2024

Recurring card payments

Recurring card payments

Recurring payments or continuous payment authoritities are different to direct debits. This MoneySavingExpert guide will help you reclaim recurring payments.

20 February 2024

Joint bank accounts explained

Joint bank accounts explained

Joint bank accounts let more than one person manage it, though it's not a step to be taken lightly. This MoneySavingExpert guide has full info.

8 February 2024

Cheap classic car insurance

Cheap classic car insurance

How to find the best classic car insurance policy that suits your vehicle. Guide also covers what to watch out for when buying.

2 February 2024

Calculating rebuild costs

Calculating rebuild costs

Required for buildings insurance quotes, you'll need your rebuild value - not resale. We've full help and a free calculator to work out an estimate.

17 January 2024

How do credit cards work?

How do credit cards work?

Thinking about applying for a credit card? Don't know what credit card is best? Learn how they work and which type of cards are suitable for you with MoneySavingExpert.

15 January 2024

Graduate accounts

Graduate accounts

Find the top graduate current account on Money Saving Expert, if you graduated in the last 3 years you could get a 0% overdraft of up to £3,000

10 January 2024

0% balance transfer & purchase cards

0% balance transfer & purchase cards

Most credit cards offer either a good deal on 0% balance transfers OR purchases, but some do both with only one credit check - see Money Saving Expert.

27 December 2023

Which bank is best if you have power of attorney?

Which bank is best if you have power of attorney?

This MoneySavingExpert guide has full details of how to register a Power of Attorney to get access to existing accounts, and the easiest banks to deal with.

27 November 2023

Credit builder cards

Credit builder cards

Credit builder cards can help you improve your credit score. This MoneySavingExpert guide explains how to use them if you've got a limited or less-than-perfect credit history.

27 November 2023

What can affect my car insurance quote?

What can affect my car insurance quote?

This MoneySavingExpert guide gives full info on the factors that can affect your car insurance quote – and help to keep your car cover costs down.

23 November 2023

Debt Consolidation Loans

Debt Consolidation Loans

If used correctly a debt consolidation loan can make it cheaper and easier to clear your debts, but there are pitfalls. This MoneySavingExpert guide explains what debt consolidation is and if it’s a good idea.

23 November 2023

Short-term and payday loans

Short-term and payday loans

Looking for a payday loan? We explain the cheaper, safer alternatives. Yet if you’ve no option, MoneySavingExpert shares how to compare and find the least-worst payday lenders.

23 November 2023

What protection do I get when using a credit card?

What protection do I get when using a credit card?

Credit cards offer vital consumer protection if purchases go wrong. This MoneySavingExpert guide runs through your entitlements and how to get a refund.

30 August 2023