Saturday, 16 October 2010

Slash the Cost of Your Landline

Whether you spend hours on the telephone or just make the odd call to the local takeaway you could easily be paying too much for your landline. Here’s how to slash the cost of your phone bill.

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Monday, 11 October 2010

9 Easy Ways to Add Value to your Home

Want to increase the price of your home without spending a fortune? Here are 9 easy ways to add value to your property without getting the builders in!

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Wednesday, 6 October 2010

How to Deal with an Unexpected Expense

If your current account is on empty what’s the best way to tackle an unexpected expense? We explain.

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Saturday, 2 October 2010

8 Essential Lessons for Savers

Saving can often feel like a real struggle - and with rates not as high as they could be you need your money in the right place - below are our essential 8 lessons every saver should learn.

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Tuesday, 28 September 2010

10 Things To Check When You Take Out Travel Insurance

We've all heard horror stories about the massive medical bills you'll face if something happens on holiday, and that's if you're lucky enough to get there! Here's how to make sure your travel insurance protects you with the cover you need it to.

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Wednesday, 22 September 2010

The Best Way to Keep Your Energy Bills Down

Newspapers seem to be forever warning of yet another hike in utility prices, but is it a good idea to fix your energy tariff or will you just end up paying more in the long run?

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Sunday, 19 September 2010

Free Solar Panels: The Key to Cheap Energy or Just a Con?

If there was a way to cut your energy bills in half, for free, while doing your bit for the environment, then you’d probably think the offer was too good to be true! We take a closer look at companies offering free solar panels to see what the deal is.

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Friday, 17 September 2010

How to Get the Holiday you Want For Less

Most of us look forward to getting away for a welcome break but with fuel costs soaring and uncertainty in the travel sector, how can you ensure you’re not paying too much? Here are our 10 steps to getting the holiday you want without breaking the bank.

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Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Why You'll Pay Up to 4% More on Your Student Loan This Year

Every September the Student Loan Company announces the interest rate that it will charge on outstanding loans for the upcoming academic year; unfortunately the news isn’t good. Find out how much interest you’ll be paying on your student borrowing.

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Thursday, 9 September 2010

How to Switch Your Current Account Without Any Hassle

Your current account is the centre of your banking, the place where your wages get paid and day to day transactions take place. Yet most of us don’t consider switching banks in the same way as a phone contract or utility bill. We show you why you should.

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Tuesday, 7 September 2010

The 1 Hour Mini Money Makeover

Do your finances need a sort out but you don’t have time to wade through pages and pages of bank statements? Try our 1 hour mini money makeover to see how you can save some money.

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Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Friday, 27 August 2010

5 Financial Lessons Every Student Should Learn

Little money mistakes when you’re a student can cause much bigger problems down the line, so getting your money sorted before you head off is a must. Here are 5 things that will help you to uni-proof your finances.

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Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Is Banking on Your Smart Phone Safe?

If you live life on the move, then mobile banking can seem like an ideal way to keep track of your finances. But is it a safe way to manage your money?

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Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

10 Ways to Boost Your Chance of a Free Upgrade

Getting bumped up from economy to first class can make a big difference on a long-haul flight. Yet with the costs involved, the dream of travelling in style often remains just that - a dream. We show you how to get an upgrade without forking out.

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Sunday, 17 January 2010

Life at RBS

I have been working at the Royal Bank of Scotland for nearly 3 months now and have found myself in the position of being on the inside of one of the biggest ongoing stories of the past eighteen months.

It is well documented how RBS along with Lloyds, HBOS and Northern Rock have been propped up with tax payers money and the controversy surrounding bonus payments to directors on all sides.

Yet what of the staff in branch? The men and women who pay your cheques into your account on a daily basis?

Last month RBS announced that it was going to offer voluntary redundancy to thousands of its Customer Service Officers and in the weeks leading up to Christmas an air of uncertainty descended on employees.

While these job cuts were set to be voluntary some were concerned that if few people stepped forward then the decision may be taken out of there hands?

All this was happening at a time when stories regarding xmas bonuses were being printed and some members of the public were asking if they were filling the cash machine with taxpayers money?

Perhaps it is worth remembering that the money paid to the banks isn't being used for one big party and that the majority of the employees are no more responsible for it's failings than your average man on the street.

Monday, 4 January 2010

Tennislane relaunches

A brand new tennislane has launched ready for the start of the 2010 season.

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