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Alex Cinus


Is it too early to put up your Christmas decorations?

christmas tree decorating

Two-thirds of Brits believe November is too soon to put up Christmas decorations. How early is too early for you?

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Money woes see divorce rate rise

Ring and divorce written on broken heart

Money woes may be to blame for a rise in divorce rates, according to research by the Office for National Statistics.

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Blog: Would you rent out your spare room?

A rental agreement

Renting out a spare room can help pay bills and cover your mortgage. But would you feel comfortable letting someone move into your home to earn some extra cash?

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Should you insure your LEGO collection?

LEGO bricks

LEGO enthusiasts can amass collections worth thousands of pounds, so it's worth checking your bricks and figures are protected in case of loss or damage.

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Taste test: Non-alcoholic drinks

Shopping basket of alcohol

As thousands of drinkers complete a month off the booze as part of "Dry January", we put a selection of alcohol-free wine, beer and cider to the test.

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Third of UK smokers turn to e-cigarettes

Woman smoking an e-cigarette

The number of people who have tried e-cigarettes has risen from nine per cent in 2010 to 35 per cent in 2013, as smokers look to kick the habit.

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Thousands of Brits plan to avoid alcohol in January

Man trying to stop drinking alcohol

More than 45,000 Brits say they will go alcohol free until next month to raise money for charity as well as for health reasons.

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Couples' tempers flare over heating

Couple in front of fireplace

More than half of UK families argue about their home's temperature resulting in many spending time in different rooms, according to new research.

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Drivers using 'dash cams' to fight fraudsters

in-car-camera

Would a in-car or dashboard camera help you feel safer behind the wheel? More and more drivers are using them to help prove their innocence in road accidents, according to new research.

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Alex Cinus

Alex Cinus

Alex Cinus was a reporter at Confused.com. He started out writing for newspapers in Monmouthshire and Newport before moving to Italy to teach English. After four years in Sardinia he joined the team at Confused.com.

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