Articles by Rebecca Atkinson

Get an upgrade on your flight

Wednesday, 03 March 2010 | News

In one memorable episode of US comedy show Friends, Chandler and Monica – about to embark on their honeymoon – are horrified when the newlyweds in front on them at the check-in desk are offered a free upgrade.

How can I challenge my broadband bill?

Friday, 05 March 2010 | News

"Last month I was left without access to the internet for three weeks due to a faulty connection. Despite this, my broadband provider is still trying to charge me for a month’s service.

Don't bank on better savings rates even when the base rate rises

Tuesday, 02 March 2010 | Blog | By Rebecca Atkinson

Savers have repeatedly been referred to in the media as the “silent majority” who are the “real victims” of the credit crunch.

Live investment webchat today

Wednesday, 09 June 2010 | News

With the eurozone going through turbulent times and a new coalition government due to hit us with tax hikes any day now, it’s hard to know what to do next with your investment portfolio.

Are you committing motor fraud?

Wednesday, 03 March 2010 | News

Thousands of drivers are committing insurance fraud – and risking the validity of their car insurance – by claiming to be the main driver on their children’s policies.

Win tickets to the Ideal Home Show

Monday, 01 March 2010 | News

Moneywise is giving away 20 pairs of tickets to The Ideal Home Show, at London's Earls Court from 20 March to 5 April.

Prudential plans rights issue

Monday, 01 March 2010 | News

Prudential  is planning mammoth rights issue to help fund an audacious takeover of the Asian operations of American International Group - valued at around £23 billion.

Why is it so expensive to go bankrupt?

Friday, 26 February 2010 | Article

I have just learnt that from 6 April 2010, the fee you will have to pay to go bankrupt will jump a whopping 25%, from £360 to £450. On top of this, bankrupts also have to pay a £...

Are you breaking copyright laws?

Wednesday, 03 March 2010 | News

Nearly three quarters of people don’t realise they could be breaking the law by copying CDs and DVDs.

Which is the worst bank for complaints?

Friday, 26 February 2010 | News

New figures reveal that 47,000 complaints were made against just five banking groups in the second half of last year – equal to 57% of all grievances made against financial firms.