Time to raise awareness of cheaper payday loan alternatives

October 10, 2014 0

Yesterday the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced a series of proposals to drive down the costs and improve the transparency of charges for payday loans customers. The plans include forcing lenders to provide details of their products on accredited comparison websites thus making it Read More

What’s your back up in case of a winter emergency?

January 29, 2014 0

The variation in charges for borrowing £400 to cover an unexpected emergency for just one month is far wider than many people realise, from a wallet draining £131 for the ‘quick and easy’ payday loan option, to less than £5 with low rate credit cards Read More

What’s your back up in case of a financial emergency?

February 4, 2013 0

Andrew Hagger of Moneycomms.co.uk looks at the potential cost of not being prepared in case an unexpected expense arises. Continuing economic pressures and stubborn inflation means increasing numbers of people are struggling to balance the family budget and have little or no emergency savings to Read More