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Brits named Brian and Helen have best credit

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Men named Brian and women called Helen have the best credit profiles in the UK, according to new research by Confused.com.

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How UK consumer credit is improving

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The recent years how consumers spend and use credit has changed. Here's a breakdown of the best (and worst) UK scores, where those people live, and what male and female names are more likely to have good or bad credit.

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Would you get a guard dog to protect your home and family?

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For homeowners, keeping your property secure when you’re both in and out of the house is paramount, with many splashing out on hi-tech alarm systems. But would you ever consider getting a dog to protect your home?  Read More…

Blog: Entertain the kids for less this half-term

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Are you looking for ways to keep your children entertained for less during the half-term holidays? Parenting blogger Becky Goddard-Hill shares her top tips.

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Boost your chances of getting an iPhone 5

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Bad credit can stop you getting a mobile phone contact. If you’re thinking of upgrading to the new iPhone 5, you may need to improve your credit history. Here’s how.

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iPhone 5 and 4G in a nutshell

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week or two, you no doubt will have heard about the launch of the iPhone 5 and its 4G capabilities. But what’s so special about Apple’s new flagship handset, and what does 4G even mean?

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Is it time to ditch your old credit card?

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Credit card providers are unlikely to reward you for your loyalty, so now could be the time to cut up your old plastic and switch.

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The 0% card that can improve your credit rating

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Getting a credit card can be tricky if your credit history is non-existent, or not up to scratch. But don’t worry, help is at hand.

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Find the perfect loan or credit card with our simple guide

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There are lots of different uses for credit cards and loans, making them suitable for almost everyone – even if you don't need to borrow. Lenders offer a variety of deals to suit your requirements.

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Reward card ownership rises

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Savvy shoppers are increasingly turning to credit cards that offer rewards such as cashback, retail vouchers and airmiles, new research shows. We pick out some of the best on the market.

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