If you have attended a music event, concert, or festival in recent years, then you know the drill. You pay a huge sum of money many months in advance of the show, sometimes a year in advance, and if you are travelling to see your favourite performer or following them on tour, you are… Read more »


  According to the ABI/Association of British Insurers, we are paying more now for car insurance, and this year is the “fastest year-on-year rise” in car insurance in the past five (5) years. There are many factors that are used in determining insurance premiums, and currently the average current premium for car insurance is £484…. Read more »


  This was not something the BBC wanted to do, and I really cannot blame them. However, in the effort of transparency, and the fact our TV licence fees pays the BBC, and these star’s salaries, the BBC was sort of forced/strong armed, into revealing their celebrity presenters and talent’s earnings. For myself personally, I… Read more »


  There’s an old joke about two things you can count on, death and taxes. As an employee, many of us are PAYE tax payers, which is pay-as-you-earn. Our employer takes out the taxes we owe HMRC and our taxes are paid. If you are self-employed you have to file taxes on your own, or… Read more »


  It seems it was just the other day we were seeing the rolling out of the new £1 coin, and also last year the new plastic £5 notes. Oddly enough, both these pieces of currency became collector’s items to some, and worth a few quid. Now as expected, the Bank of England is unveiling… Read more »


If you have bad credit or even no credit, then you can expect that when you apply for a loan or credit card, it may be difficult to get approved. However, there are some things you can do to improve your chances of getting approved. One is to know what makes up your credit score,… Read more »


Another “hot” and political topic these days are university fees, and the amount of debt that students are graduating with. This is not just a hot topic and very real thing here in the UK, but also in America. University costs and fees are very different in America as each university can charge what they… Read more »