Banking & insurance

Banking & insurance

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Why it’s important to make a will

If you’re reading this it probably means that you haven’t made your will yet. You’re not alone! At least 50% of the adult population...
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Quick switch and save: 7-day bank account switching

From today, switching your bank account should be far easier, faster and less stressful - with some bank account customers being told they could...
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Life insurance basics

It can be hard keeping up with the pace of life in the present, without dwelling on the “what if…” scenarios. But some planning...
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Your guide to insuring school costs

School fees and costs can add up, and if something were to happen to you or your partner, an education cover insurance policy can...
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How to use credit cards

Few of us have survived having a family without being stung by bank charges at some point. But there are ways to use...
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Are you ready to pay 4000% APR?

You might think it would be hard to borrow money these days, what with all this talk of market meltdown and debt disaster. But...
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5 things to know about car insurance after a collision

When you have a collision in your vehicle, you naturally assume you are fully protected and that your insurer will take care of everything...
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Credit card charges and how to avoid them

Credit card charges often catch us unprepared. Make sure you save money by avoiding a lot of expensive credit card booby traps in the...
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How to reclaim PPI

Have you been mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI)? If so you're not alone - around 1,500 PPI complaints a day were registered in the...
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How to get rid of your overdraft

Recent figures suggest that more than a third of cash-strapped Britons have used their current account overdraft facilities in the last 12 months –...
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