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The Credit Crunch and me

Wednesday, 30 April 2008 | Blog | By

I do wish the media would shut up about the credit crunch . We all know its happening,we can all feel the effects,but do we need to be reminded of it every five minutes? Life can be depressing enough without that!.

Credit crunch gives me that Friday feeling

Tuesday, 29 April 2008 | Blog | By

"Credit crunch" I don't want to talk about it in pubs and while having dinner, even if the - admittedly tabloid - press is to be believed, we're all doomed and the money well is running dry.

Credit Crunch!!!

Monday, 28 April 2008 | Blog | By

Its not just the cedit crunch that is affecting me, it s the economy in general.  With petrol prices going through the roof and the knock-on effect that has on everyday items such as food and energy in the home, I am feeling...

Is it night night to renovation ?

Sunday, 27 April 2008 | Blog | By

Well, I embarked on improving and extending my home in 2006 and 2007 as I can't afford to move up the ladder as the incremental amount to gain another bedroom is about £150k where I live.

Full marks to the wide awake banks

Friday, 11 April 2008 | Blog | By

Its not often that I give a thumbs up to a bank but when I was at my parents last weekend they had three phone calls within an hour from different card providers.

House price stats don't tell the whole story

Thursday, 10 April 2008 | Blog | By Rebecca Atkinson

You can’t pick up a newspaper these days without coming across a headline about falling house prices.

How the fraudsters got me...

Thursday, 10 April 2008 | Blog | By

Having read with great interest Hannah Ricci’s blog further down the page I thought I’d share my experience of fraud.

"My personal shopper says…"

Tuesday, 02 September 2008 | Blog | By Nathalie Bonney

I was interested to read recently that Insurers Aegon held a research day in London to look at how the financial services industry can better cater to the general consumer.

So cometh the student savings

Thursday, 03 April 2008 | Blog | By

At the start of my second year of university, I had nothing. No money, nothing, I was totally reliant on my interest free overdraft with my money in a terrible savings account earning hardly anything.

House-buying fun part three - it's all over and I live to tell the tale

Thursday, 03 April 2008 | Blog | By Gary McFarlane

Well at long last we have moved into our new home and what a delight it is. It was a long and tortuous journey to reach this point largely due to the incompetence of the banks, solicitors and estate agents involved.