More than a million current account customers ditched and switched provider in 2019, new figures show.
Have you resolved to turn over a new leaf financially in 2020? Don’t be put off by the idea of having to grapple with big numbers, as large gestures aren’t always what’s needed.
The Honest Truth: TV consumer expert Martyn James on how to battle back in 2020 if your bank balance has taken a beating
Martyn James is a TV consumer expert who has helped people across the nation face up to and resolve their financial headaches.
Money can be particularly tight at this time of year, but one trend helping to combat this is taking on a sideline job – or “side hustle”.
The start of the year is traditionally a time for many people to take stock of their finances and see what’s making them better, or worse, off.
The humble piggy bank seems to be falling out of favour. Two years ago, 80% of kids owned a piggy bank, according to a survey by Halifax, but now that has slipped to 72%.
Many of us are planning to have a thrifty Christmas this year rather than blow the budget.
As people rush around in the run-up to Christmas, now is a prime time for scammers to strike.
Raising a deposit to get on the property ladder can feel like a monumental task – particularly as official statistics show the average UK house price in September was £234,000.
As Christmas draws closer, retailers are gearing up for huge shopping bonanzas, with dramatic price reductions, grab-it-or-miss-it offers and ticking countdown clocks all designed to make you spend, spend, spend.
Seeking legal advice can be daunting; especially for older people, but you can rest assured that you will be in good hands if you select one of these four solicitors. That’s because this hand-picked selection of legal advisors, below, are all affiliated to the Solicitors for Older People Scotland (SOPS), which means that each of them are qualified to give clear guidance on the issues surrounding your financial affairs.