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New compulsory car insurance laws: how to stay legal

Changes to motor insurance laws mean that you will need to be extra careful that you are not caught out. Here is what you need to know.

Should I fix my gas and electricity prices?

With gas and electricity prices continuing to climb skyward, is now the time to fix your energy tariff, or will you just end up paying over the odds? Here is how to weigh up whether fixing makes financial sense.

I have a significant amount of cash: What's the best place for my money?

If you've inherited some money, received an unexpected windfall or saved up a tidy sum, knowing what to do with the money can be tricky. Here's what to do if you have a significant amount to invest.

How to get help with vet bills

Keeping your pet fit and healthy can cost you a lot, especially if something unexpected happens when it's quite possible to be faced with a vets bill amounting to thousands of pounds.

Can you cancel your mobile phone contract if you can't get signal?

Being stuck without signal can be frustrating, but does it mean you can ditch your network and break your mobile contract without charge? Here is when you can cancel your contract without facing a hefty fee.

How to build your own house

Many of us dream of building our own home, and while it is not the right option for everyone, self building could be an affordable way for you to get your ideal property. Yet fail to plan properly and you face the risk of financial ruin.

What is the best way to spend overseas?

Spending overseas can end up being costly if you are not careful, so making sure you do not fall victim to extra bank or card charges is essential if you want your money to go further.

5 things you need to know before you remortgage

Remortgaging to a better deal is a great way to cut your costs, it could save you hundreds of pounds a month, and thousands of pounds overall. Here are 5 things you need to know to make the process easier.

How to get a fair financial divorce settlement

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

How to get on the property ladder with no deposit

If you are not able to build a big enough deposit and starting to feel that owning your own home is just a pipe dream, do not despair. Here are several ways to get onto the property ladder without a hefty lump sum.

Your refund rights explained

If you have ever struggled to get a refund for faulty or unwanted goods you are not alone. If you know your consumer rights to a refund you will be perfectly placed to beat the shops and get your money back!

Direct debit rules: FAQs

Using a direct debit can be a convenient and hassle-free way to pay your bills, leaving the company you're paying to do all the leg work. Here we answer all your most common direct debit questions...