‘Money Saving’ Category

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.

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.

Few Britons are switching energy providers

Posted in Money Saving, Utilities on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 10:40 by Jessica Haynes.

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has released new figures demonstrating that more Britons than usual are staying with their current providers of utilities such as gas and electricity.

Frugal habits for rich and poor alike

Posted in Money Saving on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 15:25 by Jessica Haynes.

A few years ago, a bestselling book entitled The Millionaire Next Door revealed startling information about the attitudes that rich people have towards money. Now, an interview with Jim McCarthy, head of Poundland, reveals that his own attitudes are similar to the ones revealed in the book.

Mobile Phone Review: The LG Spectrum

Posted in Money Saving on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 11:27 by Martyn Shaw.

Verizon has launched another top of the line, high-tech, high-end Smartphone. The LG Spectrum, Verizon’s newest additional to its popular line up, is selling out fast in other continents. Last December AT&T started to launch the Nitro HD, while Verizon is accentuating the Optimus LTE. Verizon has designed and offered numerous high-end smart phones to [...]

How To Choose The Right Cell Phone

Posted in Money Saving on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 11:18 by Martyn Shaw.

Modern mobile phones can do almost anything, which makes them smart phones.  The features that many manufacturing companies have to offer nowadays make it possible for you to do other things with it other than calling or texting other phone owners.  When buying one, make sure that you choose a model and brand that suits [...]

British Families Feeling the Pinch

Posted in Insurance, Money Saving on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 12:17 by Jessica Haynes.

During the past five years, residents of the UK have not seen sky-high rates of inflation, but this comes as cold comfort to families who are struggling to make ends meet.  A combination of pay freezes, growing unemployment and underemployment, and increases in the price of food and utilities have conspired to make the average [...]

Buying Frozen Produces Significant Cost Savings

Posted in Money Saving on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 15:43 by Martyn Shaw.

A new study just released by Sheffield Hallam University has revealed that families choosing to buy frozen foods instead of their fresh equivalents can save a significant amount of money – up to several hundred pounds each year in some cases.

Pension Projections Grim for Younger Workers

Posted in Money Saving, Savings & Investments on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 10:50 by Martyn Shaw.

According to actuaries, pensions for workers in the private sector are likely to be far worse in the future than they are today.  Those who are 60 can now expect a retirement income of about £21,000 on average, assuming they have been enrolled in an excellent pension scheme – one with defined benefits instead of [...]

Sainsbury’s Offers Price Match Vouchers

Posted in General, Money Saving on Thursday, October 13th, 2011 at 10:27 by Martyn Shaw.

Now that Tesco and Asda are offering lower prices on name-brand groceries, the Sainsbury’s chain has followed suit, offering vouchers that food customers can use to obtain, in effect, an eventual ‘price match’ that will apply to all name-brand groceries in their basket.