Articles by Rebecca Atkinson

Dog owners face compulsory insurance

Tuesday, 09 March 2010 | News

Dog owners may be forced to take out third-party liability insurance on their pets under plans to crack down on dog attacks.

How can I stop a house sale financing care home fees?

Monday, 08 March 2010 | News

"My parents own their 
own house but now live in sheltered accommodation and pay full rent.

E.ON and npower cut gas bills

Tuesday, 09 March 2010 | News

E.ON and npower have become the latest energy suppliers to cut prices - putting additional pressure on other providers to pass on cheaper wholesale energy prices to customers.

Metro Bank gets green light for London roll-out

Friday, 05 March 2010 | News

A new bank set up by an American entrepreneur has been given the green light by the city watchdog to become the first high street bank to open in the UK for more than 150 years.

Faulty goods cost consumers £5,000

Friday, 05 March 2010 | News

Faulty goods cost consumers nearly £5,000 because many people don’t know their rights when it comes to refunds.

Government’s new debt solution isn’t working

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 | Article

The government has at long last decided to review the workings of debt relief orders, the new, lower-cost option for people to avoid bankruptcy.

Introduced in April 2009, a debt...

SSE to cut gas bills by 4%

Thursday, 04 March 2010 | News

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) will cut its gas bills for some customers by 4% from the end of March.

House prices up 8% from low

Thursday, 04 March 2010 | News

House prices are now 8% up from their lowest point last year, despite a 1.5% fall during February.

Virgin launches new 0% and charity credit cards

Thursday, 04 March 2010 | News

Virgin Money has launched a new credit card offering 0% on balance transfers and card purchases for 12 months.

Crafty ways to cut the cost of flights

Tuesday, 09 August 2011 | Article

Most of us know at least one person that miraculously always seem to get a great deal on flights. It can be pretty galling to hear about people who enjoy cut-price holidays when you’ve paid over...