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Peer-to-peer lending challenges tight-fists banks logo on the laptop screen

More Britons than ever are circumventing the banks through peer-to-peer lenders, in a bid for higher returns on their cash and better borrowing deals.

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How to own multiple cars without multiplying the cost logo on the laptop screen

Back in the day, families would have been lucky to own one car, but now it’s fairly common for a single household to have several cars parked on the family drive.

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Blog: High pension fees rob retirement income

Calculating your finances

Personal finance author David Craig says it is time to lay out a few important facts about the high cost of pensions and why your retirement income is not as big as it should be.

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Could hourly car hire cut the cost of motoring?

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Need the flexibility of a car but don’t have your own motor? New short-term car hire firms are popping up all over the UK so we put one to the test.

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Riots: Will your home and motor insurance cover you?

A burnt out van in the London riots

Insurance companies will honour claims made on home and motor insurance policies for damage incurred in the riots that are sweeping England, it has been confirmed.

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I cycled 54 miles from London to Brighton and now my bum hurts

Photograph of the London eye's Ian Emery relives the highs, lows, aches and pains of his 54 mile London to Brighton bike trip.

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solar panel and wind turbine energy farm

If you want to go green and save money on your electricity bill, why not start generating power yourself.’s simple guide can show you how to become a green energy generator as well as a consumer.

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Whiplash fraud: What you told us logo on the laptop screen

Recently I wrote about new technology that could potentially stamp out dodgy whiplash claims by spotting fake injuries from real ones.

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Look your best without spending a small fortune logo on the laptop screen

Money-saving blogger Jane Sparrow shares her tips for looking chic on a tiny budget this summer.

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Technology, does it make us better drivers? logo on the laptop screen

Gareth Lane, one of's motoring experts and a self-confessed technology geek, muses on whether increasingly hi-tech cars make us better drivers or not.

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