The debate go on as to if diesel vehicles, cars in particular, emit more CO2 and pollutants into the air than petrol cars goes on, however, the debate aside, the government is looking to ban all diesel and petrol cars by 2040. The ban is hoped not just to improve the air, but improve our… Read more »


If you have recently gotten married, or are in the process of planning a wedding, then you know weddings can be costly. Depending on what type of wedding you have, and if you want all the bells and whistles that can go with some weddings, you can easily spend tens of thousands of pounds. The… Read more »


Many of us are aware of and participate in loyalty schemes offered by various retail and food establishments. And many of these loyalty schemes or concepts are good ones. Tesco is one that springs to mind with their Club Card scheme. Every time you shop at Tesco you have the card swiped and points are… Read more »


I had thought food prices had been dropping as I noticed it lately when I was in my local supermarket.  I noticed all the offers that were on, and many of the regular items I purchased seemed to be slightly lower in price. And it would seem my observations were accurate as a Nielsen study… Read more »


Technology and the Internet is changing the way we live, for the most part in positive ways. The Internet makes it easier to look for work, and for some even work from home.  Emails and instant messaging and Skype, keep us in contact with each other, and we can even have these applications and communication… Read more »


There have always been households/families that live monthly, paycheque to paycheque.  For many people their wages can only go so far. However, a study by Shelter and YouGov, found that three (3) million working households, or more than one in three of those they spoke with, were just one paycheque away from losing their homes… Read more »


If you travel or holiday abroad, you know how expensive it can be to use your mobile while away. Many mobile carriers offer “bundles” you can purchase before you leave and while you are travelling, that allow you a set number of minutes for calls, or texts, and also data that you can use abroad… Read more »


A year ago the government began a “green charge” of .5p on all plastic carrier bags in the hopes we would use less of them and help the environment, and also to raise money for various charities. It appears this move has worked as we are using six (6) billion less plastic bags then prior… Read more »


Sometimes when you hear the word free, it can sound too good to be true, depending on what is paired with the word free. Such as free electricity. For some households their utility costs have soared over the years, especially in the Winter months when it can be quit cold and wet. Trying to lower… Read more »