Cutting back doesn’t have to be painful

saving money need not be painful

Even though the Chancellor has told us in his Spring Statement that the economy is at a turning point and there are good times ahead, many families still struggle to pay their household bills every month. But cutting back to make ends meet doesn’t have to be painful, according to top financial journalist Vicky Shaw

Car finance mis-selling ‘perfect storm’ in 2018?

car finance scandal

A Leicester motor trade boss is predicting a ‘perfect storm’ of car finance mis-selling ‘set to be as big as PPI’ following an investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Total Motion managing director, Simon Hill, predicts that the investigation widespread mis-selling of motor finance looks set to create ‘the perfect storm’ for the industry.

Is the PPI deadline clock ticking faster for you?

Is the PPI deadline clock ticking faster for you?

The UK’s financial regulator and the country’s financial sector are spending millions of pounds trying to persuade consumers to make a PPI claim before the 2019 deadline time bars them. The £42 million multi-media advertising campaign is warning consumers not to delay in making their claim if they believe they were mis-sold payment protection insurance …

Millions more could be owed PPI

Millions more could be owed PPI

Millions more people than previously thought could be eligible for compensation for PPI mis-selling. As the UK watchdog finally confirmed the PPI claims deadline date, new figures have emerged which show that just 1 in 5 people have made a claim so far and millions more policies have been sold.

What now for PPI?

What now for PPI?

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finally announced the PPI claims deadline so the long wait is over – but what happens next? The general public think the PPI saga must be almost finished.  After all, it’s been going on for ages, hasn’t it?

MasterCard claims ‘potentially worse than PPI’

Claims against MasterCard for making ‘excessive charges’ are ‘potentially worse than PPI’ according to the consumer champion leading the court action. Former Chief Ombudsman Walter Merricks believes everyone in the UK could be eligible for a £300 payout, whether they used a credit card to make their purchases or not.