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Can insurers check my driving history with DVLA MyLicence?

From Summer 2014 insurers will have access to a new DVLA database containing details of your driving history. We take a look at what the new MyLicence system means for your insurance.

What are the pros and cons of the Help to Buy scheme?

The Help to Buy scheme has been under the spotlight in recent months, with stories of happy new homeowners balanced with accusations that the scheme is distorting the housing market. But importantly, can it help you buy?

Home schooling: good for your child & your finances?

A good education will teach your child all the life skills they need to succeed and set them up for the future. A home education can be just as rewarding as sending them to school, but does it make financial sense? We investigate.

I think I've been scammed, what do I do?

Don't panic; if you think you have been a victim of fraud take these simple steps to protect yourself and stop fraudsters in their tracks.

Is it safe to buy from ticket resale sites?

If you are not able to buy tickets direct from the venue, you need to be extremely careful you do not get ripped off. Here is what you need to know.

How to write a cheque

Writing a cheque is becoming a dying art but still one you need to master. So whether it is to pay a bill or for a friend's birthday, here is how to write a cheque.

Do you have what it takes to be a property developer?

TV shows make doing up a property look ridiculously easy and a sure-fire way to make money, but what does it really involve and is it for you?

Council MOT centres: the route to a hassle free MOT?

Do you dread taking your car for its MOT? With the threat of a large bill looming over each test it's only natural to be worried that your local garage is just out to make a profit. Council MOT centres could be the answer, here's what you need to know.

Should you claim winter fuel payments?

In winter, getting all the financial help you're entitled to is essential if it's going to help you stay warm. If you're 62 or over, you can claim up to 300 in a winter fuel allowance - here's how.

Is Amazon Prime worth it?

For 79 a year, Amazon Prime offers one-day delivery, music and instant video streaming and multiple extra features for customers, but does it offer good value?

Mis-sold CPP card protection & identity insurance? Claim compensation now

As the banking sector serves up yet another scandal, we show you how to claim compensation if you were mis-sold credit card protection and identity insurance.

What is the new Right to Buy scheme?

A revamped Right to Buy scheme offers council tenants in England up to 77,900 (or 103,900 in London) off the market price of their council home. Here is what you need to know about the scheme.