Archive for May, 2012

What services should you be getting for free?

Posted in Money Saving on Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 11:53 by Sarah Evans.

One key way to save money is to make extra payments on mortgages in order to pay them down sooner and end up with much less interest in the long run.  Another is to be absolutely sure that you are taking advantage of all of the free or low-cost goods and services available to you. [...]

Barclaycard reward programme is being eliminated

Posted in Credit Cards on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 at 11:18 by Sarah Evans.

UK consumers who like to factor in reward schemes when they do a credit card comparison will need to take a closer look at the advantages and disadvantages of the Barclaycard now that the company has announced a decision to eliminate the reward programme associated with the card.

Bishop of Durham said payday loan rates sinful

Posted in Debt, Loans on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 11:01 by Sarah Evans.

The Bishop of Durham has spoken out about the interest charged for payday loans. The interest rates have reached 4,000% from some of the companies operating in the UK.

Comparison websites need to promote full access

Posted in General, Money Saving on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 at 10:29 by Sarah Evans.

Most consumers understand the value of conducting a credit card comparison and carefully considering the merits of one car finance arrangement versus another.

Savers need to seek highest rates

Posted in Banking on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 at 11:07 by Sarah Evans.

There is more to making your money work for you than savvy debt management.  Just as important is your management of money that you have in savings accounts.  It is a good idea to closely track the interest rates your money is earning, comparing them on an on-going basis to the rates you could garner [...]