Articles by Liam Tarry

Northern Rock to expand mortgage lending

Monday, 23 February 2009 | News

State-owned bank Northern Rock is to increase the number of mortgages it lends, as part of the government's plans to kick-start the housing market. 

Households set for rise in water bills

Wednesday, 18 February 2009 | News

Millions of households are set to be hit with above-average increases in water bills this year, the water regulator Ofwat has confirmed.

Savers abandon cash ISAs

Monday, 16 February 2009 | News

An estimated 4.3 million savers plan to withdraw their tax-free savings from their ISAs this year, potentially gifting the taxman £39 million in extra revenue as a result.

Get boiler insurance

Monday, 16 February 2009 | News

If you’ve ever had a boiler on the blink, or a radiator that refuses to warm up, you’ll know how expensive calling out an engineer can be.

1.97 million people out of work

Wednesday, 11 February 2009 | News

The number of people out of work climbed to 1.97 million between October and December, up 146,000 from the previous three months and up 369,000 from the previous year.

Could you profit from new frontiers?

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Article

Countries such as Vietnam, Nigeria and Kazakhstan are often associated with images of political unrest and corruption – few of us imagine that they could offer a sound investment opportunity.

Fight for your money

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

When it comes to our everyday financial products and services, we’re too easily taken for a ride.

Fraud hits 13-year high

Monday, 02 February 2009 | News

Fraud hit its highest level for 13 years in 2008, as cash-strapped consumers and businesses struggled to cope with the economic downturn.

UK now in recession

Friday, 23 January 2009 | News

The UK is officially in a recession, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics.

What will the British Gas cut mean for you?

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 | Article

British Gas has announced it will cut the price of gas by 10% - becoming the first major energy company to announce a price reduction since 2007. But what does it mean for you and are more cuts in store?