This post is part of Money Watch’s Big List of Money Saving Ideas. By and large, life insurance premiums have reduced over the last 5 or so years, so if you took out your policy back then, it might be worth finding out if you can get a cheaper premium. Also, if you too you […]
The key to achieving a good financial situation is simple: spend less than you earn. If you’re not able to do this, and let’s face it, many of us aren’t, then there are obviously 2 ways in which you can try to reach this position: increase your earnings, and/or reducing your spending. In this post, […]
Links to other interesting money articles on 27th Sep 2007.
It looks as if petrol will soon be hitting £1 per litre, but here’s a quick and easy way to find where the cheapest prices are in your area, and hopefully to save you some money. PetrolPrices.com has the prices from over 10,000 petrol stations in the UK, so you can go on there and […]
A few days ago I posted some tips for improving your credit rating, one of which was to ensure you monitor your credit rating. Generally, you have to pay a company such as Experian or Equifax a couple of quid for your report, but I’ve just been reminded of a free credit report service that […]
Credit card debt can be a scary thing, even for those of us who supposedly should know what we’re doing with our finances. In The Debts That Wouldn’t Die, The Fool gives a few scenarios of how long it can take to pay off a credit card debt if you’re only paying the minimum amount: […]
Links to other interesting money articles on 26th Sep 2007.
If you’re interested in reading some more about student finance following my recent posts, The Telegraph has a couple of interesting articles looking at student money issues. Firstly, Do Your Financial Homework As A Student looks at pretty much all aspects of money at university, including student bank accounts, student loans, budgeting, renting and insurance. […]
I’ve just come across a new site which promises to “put the power in the hands of the insurance customer, not insurance companies”. The interestingly named Zuzzid gives you the chance to speak about your experiences with insurers and their policies, across all types of insurance, by either “ranting” or “raving” about them. Whilst this […]
The Telegraph recently published a fantastic article dispelling 50 (yes, count them, 50!) myths about money. It’s quite a long read, but it’s well worth taking the time, as there is some brilliant advice. If you can’t be bothered to read it, here’s a run down of some of the most interesting points, with my […]