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CPP mis-selling: Payments approved for 7 million customers

CPP mis-selling: Payments approved for 7 million customers | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Compensation payments for 7m consumers who were mis-sold insurance by CPP & UK banks and credit card companies has been approved by a special vote.
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A Guide to Credit Scoring

A Guide to Credit Scoring | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Whenever you apply to borrow money – whether it be a loan, a credit card or a mortgage – the lending company will use your credit score to decide whether or not they want to give you the money.
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Critical Illness Cover - Gladstone Brookes Money Club

Critical Illness Cover - Gladstone Brookes Money Club | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Critical Illness Cover Critical illness cover is a special kind of insurance designed to pay out if you are diagnosed with a serious, life threatening illness like a heart attack, stroke or cancer.
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A very merry PPI Christmas to you all! - GB festive blog - Gladstone Brookes Blog

A very merry PPI Christmas to you all! - GB festive blog - Gladstone Brookes Blog | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
PPI refunds have come as an early Christmas present for thousands of people this year – but what would you do if you found you had an unexpected windfall?
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Five ways to improve your credit rating

Five ways to improve your credit rating | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Why should you be bothered about your credit rating? With the rough time they have had lately they are bound to be careful what they take on.
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Is life insurance subject to inheritance tax?

Is life insurance subject to inheritance tax? | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
When your family cashes-in your life insurance policy, will they have to pay inheritance tax? The answer to that question depends on a number of factors. What is inheritance tax? When you die, what you leave behind is known as your estate.
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Will compulsory pensions defuse a retirement timebomb? - GB Money Club

Will compulsory pensions defuse a retirement timebomb? - GB Money Club | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Compulsory pensions for all may be needed to defuse a growing retirement timebomb, claims a think tank advising government ministers.
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Save money with a cashback website - Gladstone Brookes Money Club

Save money with a cashback website - Gladstone Brookes Money Club | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
If you regularly shop online, you could save hundreds of pounds by using a cashback site. Read on to find out what they are and how they work.
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Why you should check your credit score

Why you should check your credit score | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
This article is about credit scores and credit reports. The information you are about to read applies to the UK only - things may work a little differently in other countries.
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Irish banks paying €25 million in PPI compensation

Irish banks paying €25 million in PPI compensation | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Irish banks are set to pay €25 million in PPI compensation to successful claimants.
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I have been refused a bank account – what should I do? - Gladstone Brookes Money Club

I have been refused a bank account – what should I do? - Gladstone Brookes Money Club | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Having some sort of bank account is essential – you need it to receive your wages and to pay direct debits. But what happens if you have a poor credit history and the bank won’t let you open an account?
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Bank Of England monitor Help To Buy to prevent a new housing bubble.

Bank Of England monitor Help To Buy to prevent a new housing bubble. | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
The 2nd phase of the Help To Buy scheme advanced by three months, but Bank Of England will closely monitor performance to prevent a new housing bubble.
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Life Insurance - Gladstone Brookes Money Club

Life Insurance - Gladstone Brookes Money Club | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Make sure you are getting the best value life insurance - read our exprt guide and compere quotes from top insurers like Aviva, LV, Pru Protect and more.
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Five ways to improve your credit rating

Five ways to improve your credit rating | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Why should you be bothered about your credit rating? With the rough time they have had lately they are bound to be careful what they take on.
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Free Experian Credit Report & Score

Free Experian Credit Report & Score | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
View your Experian credit report for free for 30 days - find out how to improve and protect your score, so you have a better chance of being able to get the things you want in life.
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The Ultimate Student Money Guide

The Ultimate Student Money Guide | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
For most of you, going to university will be your first experience of living away from home and everything that goes with it – including looking after your own finances. University life can be fun, challenging and expensive in equal measure.
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Do I need a TV licence? 12 things you should know - Gladstone Brookes Money Club

Do I need a TV licence? 12 things you should know - Gladstone Brookes Money Club | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Just because you own a TV, it doesn’t necessarily mean you need a TV licence. There are some exceptional circumstances where you don’t need one, and if so you could save yourself £145.50 per year.
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Do you live in your overdraft?

Do you live in your overdraft? | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Are you one of the 4.5 million Britons who live permanently in their overdraft? A new survey shows one in 10 of us are constantly in the red financially
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If you Don’t Ask, you Don’t Get – a Guide to Haggling | Sally's Money Saving Blog - Join in with the Discussion | @savingsally

If you Don’t Ask, you Don’t Get – a Guide to Haggling | Sally's Money Saving Blog - Join in with the Discussion | @savingsally | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it

We’re a little bit afraid of haggling in this country – most of us find it all a bit awkward and think it’s rude. Which is a shame really, because that’s exactly how the big retailers want you to feel. The truth is that you don’t have to be a smooth-talking salesman to be able to do it, and it’s not just market stalls and independent retailers that are willing to give out discounts. Research from Money Saving Expert has shown that famous retailers like B&Q, Asda and Debenhams are in fact prepared to negotiate prices.

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The Gladstone Brookes Money Club | Gladstone Brookes Mis-Sold Mortgages Blog

The Gladstone Brookes Money Club | Gladstone Brookes Mis-Sold Mortgages Blog | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
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10 painless ways to reduce your energy bills

10 painless ways to reduce your energy bills | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
This week Npower became the latest UK energy provider to announce that it will be increasing its prices. We have put together this list of energy saving tips that cost little or nothing to implement.
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Claiming compensation for a late or cancelled train

Claiming compensation for a late or cancelled train | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
If you train is delayed or cancelled, you may be able to get a full or partial refund from the travel company. Read our guide to find out how.
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Unfair rejections - name and shame the banks says Which? - Gladstone Brookes Blog

Unfair rejections - name and shame the banks says Which? - Gladstone Brookes Blog | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Unfair rejections are a hot topic in the on-going PPI scandal. The FSA reports that 60% of rejections from 12 banks were unfair, but won't name the banks.
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Mis-sold Packaged Bank Accounts - Gladstone Brookes Money Club

Mis-sold Packaged Bank Accounts - Gladstone Brookes Money Club | Consumer Finance News | Scoop.it
Did your bank upgrade you to one of their 'premium' current accounts? If it was mis-sold, you may be able to claim compensation. Our free guide explains how
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