Articles by Ruth Jackson

Does your postcode affect your petrol price?

Friday, 14 September 2012 | News

Where you live could have a huge effect on your petrol bill, according to research from Santander Credit Cards.

Is now the time to invest in gold?

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 | Article

Investors are flocking to gold as the continuing global economic turmoil is causing investors to plough their money into gold exchange traded products (ETPs).

House prices rise in August

Friday, 31 August 2012 | News

House prices rose by 1.3% in August, according to the latest figures from the Nationwide house price index.

Brits would rather bank with John Lewis

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 | News

Consumers are tired of the scandals surrounding traditional high street banks and would rather hand their money to trusted shops instead.

Three steps to improve your borrowing potential

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 | News

The banks are proving as tightfisted as ever when it comes to lending, meaning we've all got to work that bit harder to borrow money.

Teenagers unaware of the price of life

Thursday, 23 August 2012 | News

It's GCSE results day, and as the nations 16 year-olds find out how they did, new research has revealed their financial aspirations.

Why are your car insurance premiums rising?

Thursday, 23 August 2012 | Article

The rising cost of petrol constantly hits the headlines, but one major household expense that is rising with far less...

Would you lie to get a mortgage?

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 | News

The number of cases of mortgage fraud has risen by 23% year-on-year as potential homeowners go to extreme lengths to try to secure a mortgage.

Tips for driving in bad weather

Thursday, 23 August 2012 | News

Heavy rain throughout Britain this summer has made the roads more dangerous than usual.

Post Office places mortgage specialists in branch

Thursday, 09 August 2012 | News

From today, the Post Office will have mortgage specialists in some of its branches as it attempts to become a serious contender in the mortgage market.