Survey shows scary reality of UK savings

Gillian Cooper
27/02/2014
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A third of UK adults have no savings whatsoever, while many of those who have put money aside have seen their funds shrink in the past 12 months.
That's according to new figures from the Money Advice Service.

Insurance Warning for Festive Holidaymakers

Gillian Cooper
12/12/2013
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Jetting off for the Christmas hols? Make sure your travel policy protects the presents you've packed.
That's the advice of travel insurance expert, Beth Macer, who explains that lost, damaged or stolen gifts may not necessarily be covered.

Tenants 'vulnerable' without financial safety net

Gillian Cooper
05/11/2013
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People who shun buying a house in favour of renting could be putting their homes at risk without financial protection.
The warning comes as new figures from LV= show a growing number of young people are in no hurry to jump on the property ladder.

Pants and passwords

Gillian Cooper
08/10/2013
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A cheeky image doing the rounds on twitter could help customers avoid unnecessary insurance claims.
The picture of a pair of pants comes with three important lessons we can draw from our drawers to protect passwords on bank accounts and other sensitive information.