The cost of getting an education has never been as high. The increase in tuition fees to a maximum of £9,000 per year has sent the overall cost of a three-year degree soaring to around £75,000.
Brits are ready to reach for their wallets once again as the latest research reveals that consumer sentiment reached a new high of 112 points in June.
If you’re trying to get back to work after having a little one, you’ll be all too aware of the cost of childcare. The average cost of nursery for children under the age of two is now £4.26 per hour, but that rises to £5.33 for those living in London, according to the Childcare Costs Survey 2013.
Do you know how much you pay towards your mortgage each year? What proportion of your annual income is eaten up by housing costs?
The government’s Help to Buy scheme has been hailed as the initiative that will finally help struggling buyers get on the first rung of the property ladder.
Grandparents spend a collective total of more than £300m entertaining their grandchildren over the summer months, research has revealed.
Households are set to see their annual energy bills leap by £240 by 2020, as the cost of implementing green technologies trickles down to consumers.
Consumers’ confidence in the prospects for the UK’s housing market are high, according to the latest figures, with 25% believing that house prices will shoot up by 5% over the next 12 months.
Our wonderfully unpredictable and turbulent British summers mean an idyllic evening spent basking in the sunshine can often turn into a mad dash for cover as the heavens open.
What does it mean for consumers? Inflation has climbed to a figure of 2.9%, spelling yet more bad news for cash-strapped consumers and leaving many questioning when the pressure on our finances will ever ease.