Travel insurance exclusions may impact consumers on holiday

Posted in Insurance on Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 12:30 by Martyn Shaw.

Most people concerned about responsible debt management are aware of the importance of various forms of insurance, but news has now emerged that travel insurance companies may be less likely to pay some kinds of claim in future.

Retirees not collecting their full due

Posted in General on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 09:14 by Martyn Shaw.

Excellent financial planning includes far more than merely setting up a debt management system that guarantees that mortgages and other bills will be paid in full and on time.  It also involves arranging for adequate revenue – including one-time payments as well as on-going forms of income – so that there is plenty of money [...]

Banks to post notices about compensation schemes

Posted in Banking on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 11:52 by Martyn Shaw.

Consumers who save money in British banks are protected against an institution’s insolvency through the FSCS or Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Getting your pension requires complex understanding

Posted in Debt, Money Saving on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 11:54 by Martyn Shaw.

Pensions have taken a turn where they may not be at the best savings rate right now.

Poorest families in debt

Posted in Debt on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 11:50 by Martyn Shaw.

A financial report has stated 10% of UK households are outspending their incomes.

SSE to pay large fine for misleading energy customers

Posted in Utilities on Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 at 10:59 by Martyn Shaw.

It is difficult enough in these trying economic times for consumers to exercise prudence in their spending and debt management practices.  It can become impossible when the companies they must deal with are not behaving in a manner that is completely above board.  Such appears to be the case with the energy firm SSE, which [...]

Gas price increases fuel unrest

Posted in Utilities on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 at 11:18 by Martyn Shaw.

According to Greenpeace, the average energy bill increased by about £150 during the past year.

Fixed-rate mortgages continue to fall

Posted in Banking, Mortgages & Property on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at 11:10 by Jessica Haynes.

Britons contending with issues of debt management have a basic decision to make whenever they decide to purchase a house.

Britons growing more cautious of debt

Posted in Debt, General on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 11:30 by Martyn Shaw.

Insurance firm Bright Grey has released their annual “Financial Safety Net” report, revealing that Britons are beginning to become more aware of the importance of effective debt management.

New plans on the horizon for private pensions

Posted in General, Money Saving on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 10:22 by Martyn Shaw.

Changes to private sector pension schemes are currently being contemplated by Steve Webbs, who currently serves as the nation’s Pensions Minister.

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