This Month's Top Articles
Archived 2011-04 news:
|Travel Insurance UK: Passport loss 'a fact of life' for many travellers |
|29th April 2011|
|Thousands of people lose their passports every year for a variety of reasons, figures from the Identity and Passport Service have revealed.|
More than 10,000 are thrown out in the rubbish every year, while others are lost overseas, emphasising the need for comprehensive travel insurance.
|Savings Accounts: Brits fork out hundreds for weddings |
|28th April 2011|
|People are accessing their savings accounts to be able to afford to attend the weddings of friends and family members, new figures show.|
On accommodation and travel alone, guests spend £111, Halifax found, while &poun...
|Savings Accounts: Consumer spending habits changing, R3 finds |
|22nd April 2011|
|People are now more cautious with their cash than they have been in the past, results of an R3 study have found.|
The insolvency trade body discovered that 51 per cent of people are not purchasing non-essential items such as clothes and DVDs, therefore giving them more cash to put in ...
|Savings Accounts: Appetite for saving 'starting to grow' |
|21st April 2011|
|More people are showing an interest in putting money in their savings accounts, a financial expert has pointed out.|
Jasmine Birtles, founder of moneymagpie.com, explained that even though interest rates are low and inflatio...
|Car Insurance UK: Car insurance crackdown on the cards |
|19th April 2011|
|Efforts to reduce the number of drivers on the road without car insurance are a step closer, the government has confirmed.|
The Department for Transport revealed that the final regulations have now been put before Parliament by roads minister Mike Penning.
Changes will mean that it ...
|Savings Accounts: Brits fork out thousands to support others |
|16th April 2011|
|More than 15 million adults in the UK take money from their own current accounts to help other people, the latest statistics show.|
This comes at a cost of around 39 per cent of their salaries, Scottish Provident has reveale...
|Home Insurance UK: Garden sheds must be kept secure |
|15th April 2011|
|People need to make sure their garden sheds are not open to thieves, as outdoor items are particularly vulnerable at this time of year.|
Barclays emphasised that the value of items such as lawnmowers and power tools can soon mount up - and they may not be covered by home insurance.