Archive for September, 2011

Preparing for More Utility Price Increases

Posted in General, Money Saving, Utilities on Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 14:15 by Jessica Haynes.

Many households have already absorbed increased costs in utilities, but can look forward to even more by the end of the year. If you are unsure just how much more your budget can stand in terms of higher costs for gas and electricity, now is the time to make some changes and find ways to keep those costs as low as possible.

Comparing Car Insurance Terms and Premiums

Posted in General, Insurance, Money Saving on Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 11:27 by Martyn Shaw.

Buying a car is a heady experience that also comes with the practical task of securing adequate car insurance.  In a time when money can be very tight, there is the need to do some comparison shopping between different insurance providers and find the car cover that offers the best possible protection while also keeping [...]

Making the Most of Food Shopping

Posted in General, Money Saving on Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 09:50 by Jessica Haynes.

With reports indicating that inflation is eroding the ability of households to get as much value for their money even in comparison to a year ago, the need to pay close attention to food purchases is greater than ever.

Do you Have Enough Life Insurance?

Posted in General, Insurance, Money Saving on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 at 10:41 by Martyn Shaw.

A recent survey indicates that the majority of households in the UK do not have sufficient life insurance cover to aid in retiring end of life expenses.

Will Food Price Wars Benefit Your Household

Posted in General, Money Saving on Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 10:46 by Martyn Shaw.

Word that retail giant Tesco is about to launch a full scale reduction in prices on food items has many consumers wondering what this will mean for food prices at other stores.

Keeping Your Holiday Spending in Check

Posted in General, Money Saving on Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 10:11 by Martyn Shaw.

Going away on holiday is something many people look forward to each year. For many households, planning the finances for the holiday is essential, especially when there is very little room in the budget for this type of activity.

Securing the Greatest Value at the Grocery Store

Posted in General, Money Saving on Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 11:37 by Jessica Haynes.

Many consumers have noticed a trend with some of their favourite food brands. While the prices may be the same, the quantity has been reduced slightly.

The Gift Experience

Posted in General, Money Saving on Monday, September 19th, 2011 at 12:21 by Martyn Shaw.

Gift giving can be a bit of a challenge, particularly in this day and age when everyone seems to have the latest in electronics, home goods and fashion apparel.  Online shopping makes it easy to buy the items of our dreams at discounted prices.  However, where does that leave the gift giver?  I know each [...]

Electricity and Gas Prices Increasing

Posted in General, Money Saving, Utilities on Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 10:34 by Martyn Shaw.

As more providers of gas and electricity increase rates, households face the task of determining how to manage those costs more effectively.

Providing for Your End of Life Expenses

Posted in General, Insurance, Money Saving on Thursday, September 15th, 2011 at 09:48 by Jessica Haynes.

While many consumers do not like to think about it, the fact is that at some point everyone will pass away.