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Do you know how to read your meters?

It’s important to learn how to read your meters when you move into a new property. Meter readings help you to avoid being overcharged by your energy suppliers. Not all gas and electricity meters are alike. Based on the age and location of your property, your meters will be one type or another. No matter which design you have, your meters should be really easy to read. This handy infographic courtesy of Eco...

Car finance myths unmasked

Few of us can afford to buy a car with cash in today’s economic climate, particularly a brand new car, yet owning a car is still essential for most of us. The RAC say that the cost of buying and running a car works out at an average of £6689 per year. It is a lot of money, particularly when you take into account the fact that the average salary in the UK today is around £25,000 before tax. Buying a car is...

How other people can have an impact on your credit report

Many of us think that it’s only our actions that have an impact on our credit score. However, there are ways that another person can affect your credit score. Whether you are married or not, it is possible for another person’s information to be included in your credit report, for more information on what appears in your credit report, visit – www.creditexpert.co.uk/credit-report What is financial...

Learn how you could win an iPad with LV

Insurance, it’s one of life’s great necessities. To make it more interesting, learn how you could win an iPad with LV=, just by learning a little bit about their company! It’s a subject which can seem dull, despite its importance, but luckily LV= are a company that are shaking things up. The UK’s most recommended insurer is opening a dialogue with their customers. LV= are releasing a wealth of material...

6 Things You May Not Know About Your Credit Card

Credit cards are fast becoming the norm when it comes to purchasing goods or services and many banks and financial institutions offer benefits to people who use their credit cards for every day purchases in the form of cash-back – which in turn make them even more appealing to have. However, without the proper usage or understanding you could enter a cycle of credit card debt which becomes harder to break...