City Survivors: Beat your Christmas debt hangover

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

As we come down from the highs of the festive season, it's not just our heads that may be suffering; our bank balance may also have taken a hit - which is particularly difficult for those already struggling with debts to...

Your views on the 'non-vegetarian' £5 note: for, against and undecided

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

We asked readers to write in with their views on the use of tallow in the new polymer £5 note, which we have...

City Survivors: Boost your coffers over Christmas

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

The ‘C’ word. Whether it fills you with dread or gets you rushing out for tinsel to Deck the Halls with, there’s no escaping the fact Christmas is approaching.

The second most obvious money tip ever

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 | Blog | By Gary Adams

This is surely the most obvious personal finance tip ever – perhaps even more hackneyed than saving money by not buying a coffee...

I saved £250/year switching energy provider

Thursday, 10 November 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Households are frequently told they could save up to £300 by switching energy tariff, but often it’s hard to be motivated even by figures as big as this.

City Survivors: Plan for your financial dreams

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Secondary annuity market was never a good idea

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Plenty of people in retirement will be surprised and disappointed by the government’s decision to

Loaded: a book that will change the way you think about money

Friday, 07 October 2016 | Blog | By Gary Adams

This book’s actual title is somewhat longer than what we’ve given it in our competition to win one of two copies.

Quit smoking this ‘Stoptober’, and I’ll be quids in and healthier

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth

‘Stoptober’ got off the ground on 1 October, and I am one of hundreds of thousands of smokers who will try not to smoke over the next 28 days.

FTSE 100 index nears record high: rein in your emotions

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

The FTSE 100 index of the biggest companies traded on the London Stock Exchange almost closed at a record high yesterday. It ended the day at 7,074, just below its previous highest close of 7,104 on 27 April 2015.