Landlords: claim what you can
Tax

Landlords: claim what you can

Landlords should ensure they are up-to-date on what they can deduct from property income.
11 Jan 2019
Pay-as-you-go insurance
Personal finance

Pay-as-you-go insurance

Car insurance is the latest service to get the on-demand treatment – but it only makes sense for some people, says Ruth Jackson.
23 Nov 2018
How to stay safe on holiday
Personal finance

How to stay safe on holiday

Travel insurance is one of the few forms of cover you absolutely must have, says Ruth Jackson. But check policies carefully before signing up.
21 Sep 2018
Cheap insurance – but for a price
Personal finance

Cheap insurance – but for a price

Technology can save you money on your car insurance, says Ruth Jackson, but you must hand over your data first.
20 Jul 2018
Equitable Life to be sold
Personal finance

Equitable Life to be sold

There is finally some respite at last for long-suffering savers with the disaster-hit firm, says David Prosser.
22 Jun 2018
How to find a financial adviser you can trust
Personal finance

How to find a financial adviser you can trust

Getting the right help for your money problems can be as tricky as finding a good plumber. Sarah Moore explains how to find an IFA on a sensible budge…
9 Feb 2018
Getting the best deal from a wreck
Personal finance

Getting the best deal from a wreck

Car write-offs can be massive administrative hassles. But as Emma Lunn explains, they can be turned to you financial advantage.
18 Aug 2017
What to look for when buying insurance
Personal finance

What to look for when buying insurance

Ruth Jackson explains how to ensure you get the right insurance deal for you.
24 Mar 2017
The changing face of insurance
Alternative finance

The changing face of insurance

Start-ups are cropping up all over, offering innovative products such as micro-insurance, P2P car insurance and insurance on demand, says Ben Judge.
3 Mar 2017
Should you insure your pet?
Personal finance

Should you insure your pet?

Ruth Jackson explains how pet insurance can help you avoid a hefty bill next time you visit the vet.
24 Feb 2017
Could pay-as-you-go insurance save you money?
Personal finance

Could pay-as-you-go insurance save you money?

A wave of new apps is offering cheap insurance on demand for those who want to avoid up-front premiums and long-term contracts.
10 Feb 2017
How to insure your horse
Personal finance

How to insure your horse

If your horse is involved in an accident, it could end up being very expensive. Ruth Jackson looks at how to get cover.
27 Jan 2017
Cut the costs of going private
Personal finance

Cut the costs of going private

Health insurance is getting even more expensive. Ruth Jackson explains how you can cut the cost of going private.
4 Nov 2016
How to fund your university studies
Personal finance

How to fund your university studies

Going to university can be an expensive time in your life. Natalie Stanton looks at some of the ways to cut down on the costs.
23 Sep 2016
How to insure your student digs
Personal finance

How to insure your student digs

As a student, insuring your belongings can rack up, says Natalie Stanton. But there are ways to keep the costs down.
9 Sep 2016
Insurance is about to get more expensive
Personal finance

Insurance is about to get more expensive

The Budget hiked a fairly obscure tax that few of us ever think about. Piper Terrett explains what it is, and how it could affect your insurance premi…
17 Jul 2015
What price comparison sites don't tell you
Personal finance

What price comparison sites don't tell you

Buying through price comparison websites can lull you into a false sense of security, says Merryn Somerset Webb. You could be in for a nasty surprise.
21 Jul 2014
How to sort out your finances for 2014
Personal finance

How to sort out your finances for 2014

Now is the perfect time to get your finances in order. Merryn Somerset Webb points out some areas to focus on.
7 Jan 2014
A pleasing result for bank scam victims
Personal finance

A pleasing result for bank scam victims

A staggering 23 million useless insurance policies were flogged by the banks to unwitting customers, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Now, here's the good n…
29 Aug 2013
'Stay at home' mums: don't lose your NI credits
Insurance

'Stay at home' mums: don't lose your NI credits

Thanks to new rules on child benefits, some mothers could miss out on collecting their National Insurance credits. Here's how to make sure you don't.
9 Apr 2013
Act fast to claim PPI misselling compensation
Insurance

Act fast to claim PPI misselling compensation

A deadline could soon be imposed on those who have yet to make a claim for being missold payment protection insurance. If you're planning to make a cl…
29 Jan 2013
Don’t get stung on car insurance
Insurance

Don’t get stung on car insurance

Tim Bennett rounds up this week’s personal finance news, including the four car insurance-boosters to beware, recycling the winter fuel allowance and …
16 Nov 2012
Are you entitled to a bank refund?
Insurance

Are you entitled to a bank refund?

The banking industry has set aside huge sums to cover mis-selling to customers – and if you have been persuaded to buy a product that makes no sense …
2 Mar 2012
What to do if you were mis-sold PPI
Insurance

What to do if you were mis-sold PPI

The Financial Services Authority has brought in strict rules about the selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) and now the British Banking Assoc…
18 May 2011