Tesco Bank is the latest to enter the current account market with an account that pays up to 3% interest. So how straight forward is it to make the most of the headline rates of a credit interest current account?
Lenders have introduced rules that tighten the criteria for getting a mortgage. Are you struggling to borrow money or are you worried about your next move up the property ladder?
For people on low incomes, the Social Fund provided by the government can be a lifeline. It pays for budgeting loans for people in debt, maternity grants, and cold weather and winter fuel payments.
A new current account switching service launches in September, aiming to make it quicker and easier to switch banks. If you could switch within seven days would you ditch your bank?
Over the last ten years, growth in funeral costs has significantly outstripped inflation. Since 2004, the cost of the average funeral has increased by more than 70%. So are funeral plans a good option?
Credit cards offered by retailers are more popular than ever – but who benefits most from the loyalty scheme incentives attached to them? Is it you, or is it the retailer who’s reeling in the customers?
Many people choose dental treatment on the NHS due to the lower prices. Yet others prefer the choice and quality available with private dental care. So could Dental Payment Plans make private prices easier to stomach?
The news that mortgage providers are reducing the rate of borrowing should be welcomed by first-time buyers. But be warned, unless you’ve a hefty deposit, you’re unlikely to be best placed to take advantage.
The Church of England has decided to increase the cost of funeral and wedding services by a massive 50% and 40% respectively. But will this just price out the poorest and make church services elitist?
Last year Lloyds and Halifax unexpectedly pulled out of the pet insurance market, leaving some pet owners who had bought ‘Lifetime’ cover policies without any chance of decent cover for vital vet bills.
With a multitude of different fees charged by credit and debit card providers it’s hard to track how much you’re paying to use your card abroad. Unfortunately, some banks are charging far too much.