Articles by Tom Wilson

Christmas gifts 2016: gadgets

Monday, 21 November 2016 | Article

If you’re hunting for innovative presents this year, these fun high-(and low-) tech gift ideas will suit people of all ages.

Deal of the week: Free Lasting Power of Attorney services to make sure your wishes are respected in later life

Monday, 21 November 2016 | News

Dementia has become the UK’s biggest killer, with 850,000 people in the UK suffering with the disease, affecting the families of 42% of the population.

Car insurance to fall by £40 per year as Ministry of Justice clamps down on whiplash claims

Thursday, 17 November 2016 | News

Motorists could see their car insurance premiums fall by £40 a year thanks to a clampdown on dubious whiplash claims that’s being considered by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).

Bank of England given new powers to curb buy-to-let lending

Thursday, 17 November 2016 | News

The Bank of England will be granted new powers to curb mortgage lending for buy-to-let investors to protect the economy from a possible collapse in the sector, it was announced on Wednesday.

Check for bargains in Amazon and Argos’ 12 days of pre-Christmas sales

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 | News

As Black Friday (25 November) and Cyber Monday (28 November) fast approach, Amazon has launched its extended pre-Christmas sales, and Argos has announced a 13-day run of offers, discounting thousands of items for just under...

Three in five children not taught about money

Monday, 14 November 2016 | News

Fewer than half of children aged seven to 17 are learning about financial education at school, despite it now being part of the national curriculum, according to new research from the Money Advice Service (MAS).

Broadband companies sneak through 22% price hikes

Friday, 11 November 2016 | News

Broadband providers have snuck through price hikes of up to 22% while tweaking internet tariffs as part of the regulator’s rules to make them “fairer and more transparent”.

Deal of the week: Double rewards for Sainsbury's shoppers in time for Christmas

Friday, 11 November 2016 | News

Sainsbury’s shoppers can double the value of their Nectar points if they cash them in now, as the supermarket launches its annual double redemption scheme.

RBS to refund £400m to small business customers

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 | News

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has agreed to refund fees totalling £400 million to small business customers that were squeezed by the bank’s credit re-structuring division in the wake of the financial crisis.

Funny money: Toblerone shrunk as weak pound piles on pressure

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 | News

Chocolate fans will be disappointed to hear that chocolatier Mondelez has taken the knife to another of its iconic brands, scooping 10% of the chocolate from two of its Toblerone bars.