family finance

Fight for your rights: Feeling blue over Stacees’ prom dress

Monday, 16 October 2017 | Article

Moneywise columnist Simon Read helps a reader who was sent the wrong dress by a clothing firm.

Jeff Prestridge: My favourite income boosting ideas

Friday, 13 October 2017 | Article

Income is the elixir of financial life. It is what pays the bills and the mortgage as well as allowing us to enjoy some of life’s finer things, such as holidays in the sun.

Families still struggling financially despite fall in number of low-paid workers

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

An increase in the minimum wage caused the number of low-paid employees to fall by 300,000 in the last year.

Women and Money: Teaching kids about money matters

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | TV /Video

Are you a Scrooge or Santa? Christmas spending around the UK revealed

Monday, 09 October 2017 | News

Consumers are preparing to spend a record £20 billion on Christmas this year but the spending variations around the UK are surprising.

True money stories from smart people: Tot up your tat to make a quick buck

Monday, 09 October 2017 | Article

Do you ever find yourself mentally totting-up how much your inherited bits of valuables might pull in if ever you needed to sell them?

New Jane Austen tenner fetches £7,200 at auction

Friday, 06 October 2017 | News

A new £10 note featuring author Jane Austen has been sold at auction for £7,200, earning significantly more than its pre-auction valuation.

Broadband users given right to walk away from poor contracts

Friday, 06 October 2017 | News

Broadband customers will soon be able to walk away from their contract without paying a penalty if their speed is not up to scratch.

50 ways to make money: Income from your skills

Thursday, 05 October 2017 | Article

Household bills have risen 10 times faster than incomes have grown since the start of the financial crisis, research by price comparison website uSwitch has found.

50 ways to make money: Unusual income

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 | Article

Household bills have risen 10 times faster than incomes have grown since the start of the financial crisis, research by price comparison website uSwitch has found.