Our latest research suggests that Scottish consumers have more concerns about public spending cuts, the cost of essentials and the state of the economy than the rest of the UK. Whether you’re a Scottish resident or you live elsewhere, does this ring true with you?
Network Rail has announced plans to scrap toilet charges at its stations from 2019 – so no more scrabbling around for loose change when you’re waiting for a train. Our guest author, Hannah Jolliffe, asks: should you pay to spend a penny?
More students are now living at home and travelling in to uni for lectures, says a report. It might make financial sense, but aren’t those students losing out on the overall university experience?
Are you harbouring a pot full of copper coins with no idea how to change or spend them? Or do you make sure you spend those pennies straight away? Perhaps it’s time to do away with them altogether…
Are you number-savvy or do you struggle with basic numeracy when it comes to budgeting and borrowing? Guest Rachel Malic from National Numeracy says we all need to become numbers people…
The cost of train tickets has risen again this year, but customer satisfaction isn’t going up in line with prices. Have you found any successful ways to beat the system and bag yourself a better deal when travelling by train?
Are you the type of person who can account for every penny or the sort who doesn’t have a clue where their money goes every month? (more on tracking your household budget…)
More than four out of five (83%) parents believe it’s their responsibility to educate their children about managing their personal finances, but many don’t feel up to the job. (parental financial education…)
According to a new Which? survey, thousands of homebuyers are blowing their budgets in a bid to secure their perfect property. Would you? (more on homebuying budget…)
The average UK wedding in 2017 costs £27k. Is it too much to spend on one day or is it unrealistic to think you can do it for cheaper? (more on wedding costs…)
We all get excited when we get a good deal on something we buy. But what if other customers are being charged more for no good reason?
Kids off to uni soon? Get ready to have your income checked as part of the student finance assessment – and then cough up any shortfall, says our guest, Martin Lewis
Millions of households in the UK are worried about their finances. But what can be done to change this? (more on Budget 2017…)
Spending beyond your means could see you learning to live on a budget the hard way, so do you know how to avoid the usual money traps and pitfalls to prevent that?
(more on budgeting at uni…)