Household finances

Bargain hunting: Would you bend the rules?

We look at the wily ways consumers find to cut costs and ask the lawyers whether this is just shrewd shopping or breaking the law.

Save money and help save the planet

Monday, 23 April 2018 | Article

It pays to be good. The BBC’s Blue Planet II shocked the world into action over plastic waste suffocating the oceans. Here’s what you can do to cut your dependence on plastic – and save money while you do it.

Touts using ‘bots’ to rip off fans will face unlimited fines

Monday, 23 April 2018 | News

The government is cracking down on touts using automated software to bulk buy tickets for top events. 

Scottish Power to up prices by up to 6.9%

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

Nearly one million Scottish Power customers on its standard variable tariff (SVT) will be hit with price hikes from 1 June, as the Big Six provider becomes the latest to announce increases.

Deal of the week: Free Dine annual membership worth £49.99

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

Get an eating out discount membership worth £49.99 a year when you purchase a financial product through GoCompare.

Parents rely on credit to treat their kids to a 'dream' holiday

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

Families are getting themselves into debt to take their kids on once-in-a-lifetime summer holidays, paying up to 28% more for trips taken during school holidays, according to new research by Admiral Loans.

TalkTalk is the most complained-about broadband and phone provider

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

TalkTalk has received the most complaints about its broadband and landline service, according to the latest complaints league table published by the communications regulator.

10th Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2018: Shortlists revealed

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 | News

Moneywise can now reveal the companies that have been shortlisted in the Moneywise Customer Services Awards 2018.

Deal of the week: Fill your home with Google wi-fi

Friday, 13 April 2018 | News

Significantly improve the quality of wi-fi coverage inside your home with a Google wi-fi mesh network.

BA cuts long-haul fares for hand luggage-only customers

Thursday, 12 April 2018 | News

British Airways is launching a lower ‘basic’ fare for certain long-haul flights for passengers who don’t want to select a seat and are willing to travel with hand luggage only. 

EDF to hike energy prices by up to 3.5%

Thursday, 12 April 2018 | News

EDF Energy is the latest Big Six provider to announce price hikes, which will affect 1.3 million customers.