Tristan at Find Financial Freedom has posted some basic frugal living tips – the kind of things that are very simple to do, might only save a little at a time, but could save you quite a bit of money in the long term.
Remember we mentioned those annoying Switfcover ads featuring rubber-faced seventies rock sellout Iggy Pop, and the fact that Swiftcover didn’t actually insure musicians at the time?
Shock horror, Iggy wasn’t actually insured by Swiftcover after all, despite him declaring that he “got Swiftcovered”.
Some travel companies are starting to cancel trips to Mexico because of the outbreak of “swine flu”. If your holiday is cancelled because of the illness, what are your rights as a consumer?
According to a recent research report, satellite navigation users consume 12% less petrol than GPS-less drivers, with those systems with built-in traffic information providing the greatest savings.
Today’s Budget included some interesting announcements, but with all the details being discussed left right and center, it can be difficult to work out whether you’ll win or lose. Let’s take a look at the headlines and take a look at a calculator that will help you find out whether you’ll benefit or not.
£6,000 per minute. That large sum is not the wage demands of the latest signing for Man Utd, or the expenses claim of a porn-addicted MP, but the profit that Tesco made every minute over the past year.
So, Britain has officially fallen into a period of deflation, for the first time in nearly 50 years, with the news that the Retail Price Index (RPI), has gone sub zero, to -0.4%.
I’m a little late linking to this interesting post over at Monevator which discusses what your salary is really worth to you. In order to work out what it is worth to you, they suggest you look at your salary in relation to how much you’d have to earn as a passive income.
Egg have announced some changes to their Egg Money credit card which may be of interest to their customers. From 15th May the card will become the “Egg Money World MasterCard”, but more importantly the card will stop paying interest on positive balances.
Car buyers are to be offered a bribe of up to £5,000 to buy an electric car from 2011, according to several sources this morning.