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A first time borrower's guide to credit

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Never had credit such as a card or a loan and a bit scared of starting now? Well, using credit responsibly does come with a number of benefits, not least when it comes to building a credit record. We explain all.  Read More…

Buying a used car? Then know your consumer rights

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Whether buying a used car privately or through a dealership, it's important that you know your consumer rights to make sure you don't get stung.

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Don’t get ripped off buying a used car

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Follow our checklist to make sure you don’t end up with a dodgy motor.

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Buying a car: A guide

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Thinking about buying a car? There’s more to it than meets the eye. Which is why you should read this useful guide.

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Do you know your credit card balance?

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It seems many Brits don’t know how much debt is on their credit card, while others aren’t sure what an ISA is. Is the nation suffering from a lack of financial know-how?

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Supermarket credit cards from Tesco and Sainsbury's

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A supermarket credit card could reward you for your weekly shop. Here we look at offerings from two retail giants, Tesco and Sainsbury’s.

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'MOSHing' is a way of living for young singles

  •  17 Jun, 2012

The continued property crisis affecting would-be first-time buyers coupled with a rise in the number of singles in the UK is seeing alternative ‘family’ units created, giving birth to the MOSH according to a new report by

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Is finding the cheapest flight a false economy?

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Travellers should be wary of using different domestic and even European airports in search of cheaper fares, as often the savings made are nominal or non-existent.  Read More…

Vain Brits turn to credit to keep up appearances

  •  31 May, 2012
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Forty per cent of  Brits use their credit card to make themselves look good by buying beauty and grooming products, according to new research* from

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Taxing fuel around the world

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We look at how much tax makes up the cost of a litre of fuel in the UK - and how this compares to other countries.

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