News

Everyday we alert our readers to some interesting things that are going on from around the world of finance. News stories that you certainly won't read in the mainstream media.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:35

Can You Still Make Money from Car Boot Sales?

I remember doing a car boot sale years ago and bringing home around £250 for a few hours’ standing in a field flogging my second-hand stuff to anyone who wanted it. It was a lot…
Saturday, 14 October 2017 15:23

Understanding Compound Interest

Most people know interest rates are currently very low. That’s great for mortgage payers, but not so good if you have savings. but it does pay to know more about interest rates and what effect…
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 20:13

As a Nation, We’re Saving Less Than Ever

How much do you put away in cash each month? A few pounds? More? Nothing at all? If you don’t save anything, or at least not much, you’re far from alone. The household saving ratio…
Saturday, 08 April 2017 10:44

Are you fed up of being ripped off?

Are you fed up of being ripped off? If so, you are not alone. What angers people more than simply being over charged for things, however, is the fact that in a lot of instances…
The electric car industry is rising all the time and gaining in popularity with motorists, this is despite the government of the UK announcing that electric cars are now to be taxed just like their…
Smart Meters are the new big thing and tonnes of people from across the country are taking up the option to fit them in their home, with figures showing that 4.9m have been installed across…
Business rates are going up. That’s a fact. No matter how the government dresses it up, rates are going to affect many, and it is expected that smallest businesses will be the hardest hit –…
Sunday, 19 February 2017 12:43

The new £5 notes causing a big 'fat' mess

We’re used to stories that highlight political correctness gone mad; in fact we embrace them, we like them because it brightens our day. The latest news about £5 notes and it offending vegans and people…
It’s as much of a talking point in this country as the weather is – Car insurance. Car insurance and the ridiculous premiums that come with it is one of the most angry topics of…
Sunday, 05 February 2017 09:48

New Landlord's Tax Already Hitting Tenants

We know that a lot of changes have occurred with regards higher rate tax for landlords with buy to let property and many of you would be forgiven for thinking that it is landlords that…
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