Nearly half of us are being asked to stump up cash instead of wedding gifts, finds new research. A sign of the times or plain bad manners asks Sue Hayward?
It might seem more convenient to settle bills in sterling while you’re abroad. But beware: you could be falling into an expensive trap.
Secure, practical and often cheaper than the alternatives: if you’re heading abroad this summer, a prepaid card might just make the perfect travel companion.
Introduced in the 1700s, travellers’ cheques have served holidaymakers well. But as they become harder to cash, we look at the modern-day alternatives.
Savers will be able to stash more of their cash away tax-free and have more flexibility over their pots when new "super-ISAs" come into being on Tuesday.
Last year 52% of all payments in the UK were made by cash. But with so many different payment options available, why are so many of us still keen on notes and coins?
Around 10% of families in England struggle to pay their gas and electricity bills, according to official data.
Consumers' annual spending on cards topped £500 billion for the first time across 2013, a report has found.
Santander has upgraded its interest-free 123 credit card so that it now offers cashback on flights and travel bookings - just in time for summer.
There's plenty of competition at the budget end of the smartphone market. We look at Motorola's new Moto E: its features, functions and impressive £99 price tag.
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