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pay day loans 12 February 2013 Government urged to act against payday loans»

Government urged to act against payday loans

The Government is urged to take action after man was recently given a more than 5,600,000% interest rate for repayment on his loan.   More »

time of use tariffs 12 February 2013 Wasting money on 'time of use' electricity tariffs»

Wasting money on 'time of use' electricity tariffs

Many "time of use" customers may be paying more than necessary as they don't own storage heaters or use electricity during peak times.   More »

job insecurity 12 February 2013 Job insecurity leading to thousands working ill»

Job insecurity leading to thousands working ill

Worries over job security and the threat of redundancy are leading to an increasing amount of people going to work when they are ill.   More »

super-fast broadband 12 February 2013 Super-fast broadband for all by 2015?»

Super-fast broadband for all by 2015?

Households could soon benefit from super-fast internet access, with hopes that £1.1 billion a year could be saved with more broadband choice.   More »

places to bring up a family 12 February 2013 'Top 20 best towns to raise a family'»

'Top 20 best towns to raise a family'

The town of Wokingham has been named the best area to bring up a family, scoring well on affordability and childcare.   More »

writing a will 12 February 2013 The importance of writing a will»

The importance of writing a will

From next month significant savings could be made as solicitors waive their fee for writing a basic will as part of Will Aid.   More »

benefit cuts welfare 12 February 2013 Benefit caps to affect millions of households»

Benefit caps to affect millions of households

Parents on welfare who want to have more children face benefit caps on how much money they receive.   More »

rail fares 12 February 2013 Government reduces rail season ticket price hikes»

Government reduces rail season ticket price hikes

Good news for rail season ticket holders! Annual fare rises in January 2013 and January 2014 will not be as high as planned.   More »

snorers retirement 12 February 2013 Snorers could receive £12,000 pension boost»

Snorers could receive £12,000 pension boost

Heavy snorers could receive thousands of pounds of extra income in retirement by declaring their condition when buying an annuity.   More »

benefit cuts 12 February 2013 Over a million workers could face benefit cuts»

Over a million workers could face benefit cuts

Many working adults could lose some of their benefits if they do not comply with new state requirements to be introduced next year.   More »

child benefit changes 12 February 2013 Families could lose £1,300 of child benefit»

Families could lose £1,300 of child benefit

Around 1.2 million families are set to effectively lose some or all of their child benefit when the new changes come into force early next year.   More »

Marks and Spencer coat 12 February 2013 Recycled 'Shwop Coat' available at M&S»

Recycled 'Shwop Coat' available at M&S

M&S is leading the way when it comes to recycled clothes, with a coat made entirely from second-hand clothing donated by customers.   More »

workers wage 12 February 2013 Workers £8,500 worse off by 2021?»

Workers £8,500 worse off by 2021?

Workers in the UK are now £1,600 worse off on average compared to three years ago as the "dire" state of the economy has pushed down wages.   More »

uninsured drivers 12 February 2013 Millions unsure over driving other people's cars»

Millions unsure over driving other people's cars

Millions of people are unwittingly driving cars uninsured because they do not realise they are not covered by the insurance of the car owner.   More »

Sainsbury's 12 February 2013 Sainsbury's forced to pull 'misleading' adverts»

Sainsbury's forced to pull 'misleading' adverts

Sainsbury's has been forced to modify its advertising for its "brand match" offer after it was found it gave a false impression of the savings.   More »

minimum wage stay at home mums 24 January 2013 Infographic: Minimum wage for stay-at-home mums?»

Infographic: Minimum wage for stay-at-home mums?

If stay-at-home mums were provided a wage, what would you consider to be a fair annual salary for them?   More »

modern family 12 February 2013 Insight into modern family life»

Insight into modern family life

The average modern family now has two children, owns a blue Ford and spends £81.92 a week on food shopping.   More »

ugly tomato 12 February 2013 'Ugly' fruit and veg gets the OK»

'Ugly' fruit and veg gets the OK

One of the worst harvests in decades has forced Sainsbury's to relax its rules on the cosmetic appearance of fruit and veg.   More »

energy saving lightbulb 12 February 2013 Save more than £200 on your energy bills»

Save more than £200 on your energy bills

UK householders could potentially save over £200 on their energy bills by signing up to a new campaign launched by Labour.   More »

green deal 12 February 2013 Improve the energy efficiency of your home»

Improve the energy efficiency of your home

Many major retailers are yet to commit to the government's "green deal" scheme which intends to improve the energy efficiency of homes.   More »

student fees 12 February 2013 30,000 fewer students to start university in 2012»

30,000 fewer students to start university in 2012

It seems the maximum tuition fee rise to £9K a year has meant parents are thinking twice before sending their children to university.   More »

minimum wage 12 February 2013 Wage cuts, despite increase in minimum wage»

Wage cuts, despite increase in minimum wage

Millions of low-paid UK workers face the prospect of a "squeeze" on living standards despite an increase in the national minimum wage.   More »

nursery places 12 February 2013 Nursery scheme could rock disadvantaged families»

Nursery scheme could rock disadvantaged families

The free nursery education scheme will be funded by raiding money earmarked for Sure Start schemes, it has been revealed.   More »

online delivery 12 February 2013 Where's the best value in online grocery shopping?»

Where's the best value in online grocery shopping?

The major supermarkets and online grocers have been analysed to find out which offers the best value for money.   More »

family finances females 12 February 2013 Family finances - the realm of women»

Family finances - the realm of women

Women will completely dictate family finances within the next decade, a new report has predicted.   More »

heater oil 12 February 2013 Buy domestic heating oil early this year»

Buy domestic heating oil early this year

Householders who use domestic heating oil are being urged to buy supplies now before prices increase during the winter.   More »

tescoclubcard 12 February 2013 Tesco ditches blue-and-white Value range»

Tesco ditches blue-and-white Value range

Tesco has relaunched its Value range - to save shoppers from embarrassment in the aisles.   More »

auto-enrolment 12 February 2013 Auto-enrolment 'vital' for our retirement»

Auto-enrolment 'vital' for our retirement

Pensions have never been so important, with the Government's auto-enrolment pension scheme just around the corner.   More »

spending shopping 12 February 2013 Brits 'fritter away £107 a month'»

Brits 'fritter away £107 a month'

Wasteful spending habits are costing Britons at least £100 every month, new research suggests.   More »