This Month's Top Articles
Archived 2010-01 news:
|Car Insurance UK: Website predicts rise of the used car|
|30th January 2010|
|It is possible that the used car market will get back on its feet in 2010 after experiencing problems over the past 12 months, one website has suggested.|
Honest John, an independent car advice site, urged people who are considering buying a second-hand motor to make sure it is up to standar...
|Credit Cards: Switching banks is easy, says Which?|
|29th January 2010|
|It is disappointing that more people are not willing to switch banks, particularly if they are unhappy with the service they receive, an expert has said.|
James Daley, money editor at Which?, believes people think the process will be a "bit of a hassle", which deters them from look...
|Travel Insurance UK: Abta: Failing to buy travel insurance is not an option|
|28th January 2010|
|Holidaymakers should not try and cut the cost of their break by failing to take out travel insurance, it has been stressed.|
Sean Tipton, spokesperson at Abta - The Travel Association, said that it does not matter where a person decides to buy their policy from, just so long as they have one...
|Car Insurance UK: IAM tips to lower car insurance costs|
|28th January 2010|
|As car insurance premiums rise and petrol remains at more than £1 per litre, drivers are doing all they can to lower the cost of motoring.|
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) points out that car insurance prices are going up because of a number of factors, such as rising costs d...
|Utilities: Inflation figures 'will impact the elderly'|
|21st January 2010|
|The latest inflation statistics will likely be a cause for concern among elderly people, two charities have warned.|
Help the Aged and Age Concern responded to figures published by the Office for National Statistics, which showed a rise in the cost of living.
Among the areas to see ...
|Credit Cards: Credit card industry to introduce changes|
|20th January 2010|
|A number of new measures have been proposed to help tackle growing credit card debt in the UK.|
The UK Cards Association has said that the industry needs to reduce the cost of paying off debts, which may encourage peopl...
|Car Insurance UK: IAM: Older drivers are safest road users|
|19th January 2010|
|Drivers over the age of 70 are among the safest road users, according to one motoring organisation.|
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) said this demographic is no more likely to cause a crash than any other, suggesting that retesting older drivers may not be a good decision.
|Mortgages: Fixed-rate mortgages 'falling in popularity'|
|16th January 2010|
|There has been a decline in the number of people taking out fixed-rate mortgages, new figures show.|
The Paragon's Financial Adviser Confidence Tracking Index shows that in the fourth quarter of last year, there was a sign...