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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.

How to get a fair financial divorce settlement

Divorcing may be something you never thought you would experience, but even if it is unexpected you will need to protect your finances as well as your heart. We examine how to organise your finances through a divorce.

Power cut? How to get compensation for loss of electricity

When you're left without power at home it can cause chaos - but importantly you CAN get redress. We help you apply for compensation if your power supply goes down.

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.

What's the best way to buy second-hand tickets?

If you've ever tried to buy tickets for a must see event, you'll know that it's not always easy to get them first time! If you're not quick you can easily miss out, but don't give up, there are still ways to get the tickets you want.

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.

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?

What do the Child Benefit changes mean for your finances?

Child Benefit rules have changed and you may now need to pay back some or even all of your benefit to the taxman. We examine how the changes affect you and if there is anything you can do to keep your Child Benefit.

How to cash in your endowment policy

Are you wondering how to work out whether you should keep, sell or surrender your endowment policy for the best return? Here's a guide to deciding, plus a look at what to do to make sure you can still pay off your mortgage.

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.

Payday loans: The new rules for lenders

The FCA is flexing its muscles and targeting payday lenders with tough new rules. We take a closer look at what's changing and how it could affect your finances.