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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..

Wales to curb cheap alcohol

Thursday, 21 June 2018 | News

A new law to introduce a minimum price for alcohol in Wales has been approved by the National Assembly for Wales.

Football fans would rather see England win World Cup than get a pay rise

Thursday, 14 June 2018 | News

Ahead of the first match of the  World Cup today, research from Freesat reveals that as many as one in 10 (11%) people would rather see the England team lift the World Cup than get a 5% pay rise or win a free holiday.

Most Moneywise users don't waste cash on unused subscriptions

Thursday, 17 May 2018 | News

Consumers in the UK are wasting an eye-watering £553 million every month on services they don’t use and may even have forgotten about, with 40% of consumers continuing to pay for services they no longer use.