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Friday, 02 November 2018 | Article

Looking to change home entertainment provider? Find out which household names came top in this year's awards

Deal of the week: Get 20% off a Friends and Family Railcard and save money on top tourist attractions

Friday, 19 October 2018 | News

Families looking to save money this half term can get discounted rail travel with a Friends and Family Railcard as well as money off on days out.

Competition watchdog takes Viagogo to High Court

Friday, 31 August 2018 | News

Ticket reseller Viagogo is being taken to the High Court by the competition watchdog for failing to improve its practices.

Deal of the week: three-month Readly digital magazines subscription for 99p

Friday, 17 August 2018 | News

Avid readers can obtain a three-month subscription to digital magazine app Readly for just 99p.

Deal of the week: free cinema tickets with packets of chocolate

Friday, 03 August 2018 | News

Cinema-goers can get ‘free’ tickets to the movies by purchasing packets of chocolate.

Moneywise users rate traditional TV channels over online subscriptions

Friday, 03 August 2018 | News

Moneywise users prefer set-top box subscriptions and free-to-air TV channels to online subscription services, our latest poll results reveal.

Deal of the week: Save £300 a year on eating out with Meerkat Meals

Friday, 20 July 2018 | News

Diners can save over £300 a year using CompareTheMarket’s new dining perk reward scheme.

Amazon Prime and Netflix overtake traditional TV services for first time

Thursday, 19 July 2018 | News

More people in the UK now have a subscription to a TV streaming service than to a traditional pay TV service.

Wealthy Brits splurge on luxury items despite financial worries

Thursday, 12 July 2018 | News

Affluent households in the UK are buying more luxury items despite the fact that their confidence in the economy is falling, according to a YouGov study.

Beware the rise of the subscription model

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

The perceived wisdom that millennials favour paying for everything by subscription has become a ubiquitous feature of millennial spending habits..