Articles by Nathalie Bonney

Why I’d never consider paying for my current account

Thursday, 03 November 2011 | Blog | By Nathalie Bonney

Whether in a restaurant, bar or at the gym I resent having to pay for water. Given that I can get it for free from the tap – as can the proprietors of these establishments, I don’t see the need to ever pay for water.

Housing market still "treading water"

Tuesday, 01 November 2011 | News

Average house prices increased by 0.4% in October, and by 0.8% over the last year but the outlook for the UK property markets remains "uncertain", according to Nationwide's latest house price index.

Junior ISAs set to launch

Tuesday, 01 November 2011 | News

Junior ISAs, or JISAs, are available from today - 1 November.

Six things to consider before buying solar panels

Monday, 07 April 2014 | Article

Worried homeowners looking for a way to combat their rising electricity bills could be tempted by solar panels - and the promise of free...

npower fined £2 million for poor complaints handling

Monday, 31 October 2011 | News

npower has been fined £2 million by Ofgem for its poor complaints management.

Fat cats award themselves 49% pay rises

Friday, 28 October 2011 | News

Directors of UK's largest companies have awarded themselves payrises of 49% in the last financial year, according to research from Income Data Services.

Five-star hotel deals from £39

Monday, 07 November 2011 | Article

Holiday goers could bag themselves five-star hotel rooms for as little as £39, according to holiday comparison site hotels.com.

Rail fares and childcare costs eat up to a third of wages

Friday, 28 October 2011 | News

Over a third of families' take home pay is swallowed up by rail fares and childcare costs, according to a new report by the Campaign for Better Transport.

Are you eligible for your packaged account benefits?

Thursday, 27 October 2011 | Article

Banks and building societies are selling packaged accounts without checking customers are eligible to use all the benefits – in particular their ability to claim on insurance policies, the Financial Services Authority (FSA)...

Eurozone deal agreed for Greece

Thursday, 27 October 2011 | News

Banks will have to write off 50% of their Greek debts as part of the Euro Summit's proposals announced this morning.