Category Archives: Consumer Help

Man searching for best online estate agent

Online Estate Agents – Who Offers the Best Deal?

I think it’s safe to say that Online Estate Agents are now a part of the furniture in the UK. More and more people are choosing to sell their house online rather than using traditional high street agents and they are saving a lot of money by doing so.

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How Credit Card Interest Works

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We’ve always stated on this blog that we don’t believe that credit cards are all bad. When used sensibly they can offer extra protection when making online purchases, can offer a low cost way to spread the cost of other necessary purchases (just as long as you make your repayments on time) and it can also be handy to have one available for financial emergencies. Some credit cards even offer rewards to their customers which can really build up over time.

3 COMPANIES WHO OFFER CAR INSURANCE TAILORED FOR WOMEN

3 Companies Who Offer Car Insurance Tailored for Women

In the past, it used to be possible for women to get cheaper car insurance than men simply due to gender. Since an EU equality directive back in 2012, however, this practice is now no longer allowed and women are no longer able to be offered better car insurance quotes based on gender alone. What car insurance companies are allowed to do, however, is tailor their offerings so that they are more attractive and applicable to female drivers.

Just Over 24 Hours Left to Use Your ISA Allowance!

If you’ve been noticing a lot of TV and Internet ads for ISAs over the last few days, it’s probably because the ISA allowance cut off date has been creeping up on us slowly but surely and this is an extremely busy time of year for ISA providers. 

Woman searching for cheaper car insurance on laptop

Can Women Still Get Cheaper Car Insurance?

For many years it was well-known that women were generally able to get cheaper car insurance than men. In fact, during this time, some insurance companies created women only car insurance brands that specifically offered cheaper insurance deals for women. While these brands are still around today, due to an EU ruling back in 2012 known as the Gender Directive, car insurance companies are no longer allowed to offer cheaper prices to women simply based on gender and they also have to insure both men and women alike.