Thrill seeking drivers have started trying to beat the predicted arrival time on their GPS systems, according to a recent survey.
The cost of living is soaring and the price of petrol is increasing on a regular basis. It can be difficult to keep costs down and many have changed their driving habits in order to save money.
According to research released this week one in three people in the UK would consider building their own home in the next five years. A sizeable figure indeed, but is the idea of creating your dream home a lot more attractive than the reality?
Last week, Countrywide launched a new initiative in the iconic Hacienda building in central Manchester, aimed at providing a range of services for all levels of property investors. Nicknamed ‘The Investor Hub’, the latest Bridgfords branch was opened by Ian Simpson, one of the UK’s leading architects, closely involved in the regeneration of Manchester.
If you’ve suddenly gone from being fairly laid back about money to struggling to make ends meet, you’re not alone. Legal & General’s latest MoneyMood survey shows that 12 million households now spend all their money on bills and debt repayments – that’s 1.3 million more than nine months ago.
Barclaycard has just announced the launch of a two year 0 per cent balance transfer rate card – the longest ever available to UK consumers. Find out more about the new credit card and see if you can apply.
With demand for rental accommodation having soared by 40% in the past five years, the number of private sector tenants is growing fast. Renting is quickly becoming the norm for those in their 20s and 30s and, as the sector expands, the landlords operating within it are urged to provide the best possible accommodation and service for their customers.
There comes a time in everyone’s life where checking your insurance arrangements are necessary. Not only are there life changing situations such as marriage, birth of children, employment changes, divorce and retirement, to take into account but there are lots of other reasons why regularly reviewing your private medical insurance arrangements can help.
The Bank of England’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged last week has left many homeowners looking for a new mortgage with a difficult question to answer: ‘do I stay on a variable rate mortgage or look to purchase a fixed rate mortgage?’