Category Archives: Consumer Help

EE Introduce New ‘Anytime Upgrade’ Plans

EE Introduce New ‘Anytime Upgrade’ Plans

Mobile provider EE seem to be on a big push to win your business at the moment, with their latest package benefit appealing to those who like to get the latest phone as and when it hits the stands.

Benefits and Drawbacks of 10 Year Mortgages

Benefits and Drawbacks of 10 Year Mortgages

With UK interest rates now on what is looking like a steady but lengthy upward trend, many homeowners and first time buyers are wondering whether they might be better off looking at a longer-term fixed rate deal. For instance, quite a few mainstream lenders now offer 10 year fixed rate mortgages, with both Halifax and Lloyds being the most recent lenders to enter the space. But what are the potential pros and cons of taking on a 10 year fixed rate mortgage?

Basic phone with text what is a dumbphone

What is a Dumbphone and Why Would You Want One?

With mobile phones getting ever ‘smarter’ by the day, it may come as a shock to learn that sales of so-called ‘dumb phones’ are now on the rise. So what are dumb phones, where can you get one and why might you want one?

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.

Infographic describing how credit card interest works

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.