Articles by Liam Tarry

Are Xmas savings accounts worth it?

Thursday, 30 October 2008 | News

Savers are being urged to plan ahead for Christmas 2009 if they want next year’s festive season to be a merry one.

Lloyds TSB restricts interest-only mortgages

Monday, 03 November 2008 | News

Lloyds TSB mortgage borrowers who want to reduce their monthly payments could be blocked from switching to interest-only deals.

Bah Humbug?

Tuesday, 28 October 2008 | Blog | By Liam Tarry

You know Christmas is on the way when your local supermarket starts selling advent calendars, Christmas puddings and wrapping paper, but given recent events very few of us are likely to be full of festive cheer.

Survive the recession

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

The UK is now in recession, with the economy shrinking by 1.5% in the last three months of 2008, following a 0.6% contraction in the previous quarter.

New laws to protect homeowners

Thursday, 23 October 2008 | News

Gordon Brown has pledged new measures to help people avoid losing their homes as Britain heads towards a recession.

Rip-off credit cards exposed

Tuesday, 21 October 2008 | News

Credit card providers have been accused of raking in £1 billion in profit each year by reducing interest-free periods, increasing APRs and hiking balance transfer fees.

Can you make a healthy investment in medicine?

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Article

The world’s population is not only growing at a rapid rate - it’s getting older too.

Shoppers ripped-off by PPI costs

Friday, 10 October 2008 | News

The competition watchdog has found that the cost of payment protection insurance (PPI) alongside retail loans for catalogue items such electronics or furniture is still too expensive.

Over five million homes in energy crisis

Monday, 06 October 2008 | News

Around 5.4 million households are spending more than 10% of their incomes on energy bills, an estimated increase of nearly two million in just two years.

Two million more energy poor households

Friday, 03 October 2008 | News

Around 5.4 million households are spending more than 10% of their incomes on energy bills, an estimated increase of nearly two million in just two years.