‘General’ Category

Council tax an issue for more Britons

Posted in Debt, General on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 11:27 by Sarah Evans.

According to the Consumer Credit Counselling Service, the number of UK residents needing assistance in meeting their council tax obligations has been rising in recent years.

Comparing today to yesterday

Posted in General on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 09:27 by Sarah Evans.

The recently concluded Diamond Jubilee provides Britons with an excellent opportunity to reflect back on the 60 years during which Elizabeth II has been on the throne.  One interesting thing to think about is the age-old question of “Are we better off now than we were then?” It might seem at first glance that life [...]

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.

Britons’ disposable income continues to slide

Posted in General on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 at 12:31 by Sarah Evans.

According to the latest results from the Asda Income Tracker, the average level of disposable income in the nation is continuing to fall.

Pensioners need to plan ahead

Posted in Debt, General, Money Saving on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 12:33 by Sarah Evans.

When pensions were first envisioned as a means of helping older citizens to remain financially stable, life spans were much shorter.

Debt Projections for 2012 Bleak

Posted in Credit Cards, Debt, General on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at 10:55 by Sarah Evans.

Research conducted by the Post Office is leading some economic analysts to conclude that debt levels may skyrocket during 2012, with some 12 million people funding their daily living expenses by loading charges onto credit cards.

The Gift Experience

Posted in Fun, General on Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 12:35 by Sarah Evans.

I have started to think about holiday shopping. I know that I still have some time yet but these things tend to sneak up on us whilst we are paying attention to other things, like work, sleep, and just day-to-day living.

Additions Direct for Home Projects

Posted in General, Money Saving on Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 12:53 by Sarah Evans.

As winter quickly approaches, I find myself thinking about what needs to be done indoors.  There are always things that need to be fixed, painted or simply spruced up.  However, I find myself procrastinating because going to several stores to get the right materials leaves me cold.  As much as I like DIY warehouses, I [...]

Truprint for Autumn Blooms

Posted in Fun, General, Money Saving on Monday, October 3rd, 2011 at 10:12 by Sarah Evans.

Autumn is officially here! I am extremely excited about it, as it is my favourite time of year. I love to look outside my office window and see a glimpse of a brightly tinged leaves waiting to fall.


Posted in General, Money Saving on Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 09:30 by Sarah Evans.

Saving money is one of my favourite things of all time. I especially like saving money on items that I don’t want to buy in the first place.