lego

Lego A Better Investment Than Gold

Lego, it seems, is worth more than its weight in gold. The beloved toy brand has crushed the returns of numerous investments since the year 2000. It wouldn’t be the first thing you considered when making an investment, but maybe it should. In the last 15 years the value of the popular Danish building blocks has continued to increase,…

Parking Ticket

How to never pay for parking fines again

Parking fines are the thorn in the side to many motorists in the UK. There is nothing quite like that feeling of rage when you return to your car only to see the dreaded yellow ticket stuck to the windscreen! If have felt aggrieved and were sure you had done nothing wrong your prayers may just have been answered. At…

New year

New Year Resolutions That Save A Fortune

If you are making your New Year resolutions this year start with the ones that save you the most money. Hand up who made it to this new year with any savings? Not me! If you want to make it to the end of 2016 with a bit more money safely tucked and saved away, making these 4 simple…

make money

5 Killer Hacks To Make Money In Your Home

You can make room for Christmas and make money at the same time by selling your unwanted items. Remember one man’s rubbish is another man’s treasure so dig deep and flog anything that is lying around collecting dust. Sell old mobiles I used to be guilty of storing my old mobiles away in a draw ‘just in case’ I…

energy

10 Simple Tips To Save On Energy Bills

The cost of our energy bills has soared over the last ten years and shows no sign of slowing. If you feel like you’re paying too much for your energy bills follow our ten simple steps to help reduce your cost, consumption and carbon footprint. Switch suppliers and fix the price Do a quick comparison to find the cheapest…

Purchase Protection

What You Should Know About Purchase Protection

Today was a classic example of why you should shop smarter with purchase protection. A girl in my office was left seething today after being ripped off by an unscrupulous trader on the internet. She had made the mistake of purchasing from a dodgy website. The Michael Korrs bag she was expecting to receive was nothing more than a…

PPI

Why The PPI Clock Is Ticking And You Need To Claim It Now

The PPI scandal shows no sign of going away. After a supreme court decision last year decided that if a PPI seller neglected to advise the consumer that they had been paid a commission from the products provider that the sale was unfair and mis-sold. Susan Plevin, a 59 year old college lecturer, and the subsequent court judgement, has…

balance transfers

Why 0% Balance Transfers Aren’t Free

Balance transfers appear next on the FCA’s hit-list. Just when you thought there was nothing left for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) left to tackle, Which? The consumer group, have announced today that we are not necessarily getting all the relevant information when it comes to 0% balance transfers. £334m is paid in balance transfer fees each year Not…

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