The average cost of a wedding is now over £16,000

A new study has found that the average cost of a wedding in 2016 in the UK was £16,842. The study, carried out by, surveyed 4,000 recently married couples to find the average price – which includes the cost of all the main elements of a wedding: the venue, flowers, dress, catering, rings transport… Read more »

Wedding insurance – what it is, what it covers and do you need it?

If you are in the process of organising your wedding then you won’t need us to tell you it can be a costly business. In fact, recent research by Brides Magazine says the average cost of a wedding in the UK is now between £20,000 and £30,000 – putting weddings alongside houses and cars as one of… Read more »

What are the best cashback sites to use when shopping online?

You’ve probably noticed a lot of ads for cashback websites recently, especially during the run-up to Christmas. But how do cashback sites work? How do they make money? How much cashback can you earn with them and which cashback site is the best one to use? In this guide we’ll go through everything you need… Read more »

Debt charities warn level of UK credit binge “approaching 2008 peak”

Debt charities have warned this week that the UK is currently in the midst of a credit boom that is close to levels not seen since the 2008 financial crash. New figures from the Bank of England show that unsecured consumer credit – an umbrella term that includes credit cards, car loans and second mortgages… Read more »

How to earn cashback while shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The biggest weekend of the shopping calendar is very nearly upon us, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016 set to be record-breakers. If you are planning to start your Christmas shopping this weekend, or just take advantage of the sales, then read our guide below to help you earn money while you shop. That’s… Read more »

How to save money on your energy bills this winter

Compare energy prices in your area. Enter your postcode now >>> With the days getting shorter, the weather getting colder and Christmas edging ever closer, it’s time to start thinking about your energy bills and how to save money over the winter. If the forecasters are to believed we could be in for a cold… Read more »

UK consumers to spend less this Christmas – survey results

Consumers plan to spend less on Christmas overall this year – buying presents for less people and buying more online. We recently surveyed over 2,000 UK consumers about their Christmas 2016 spending plans and found that, compared to 2015, consumers are planning to spend less this year. Our Christmas spending habits 2015 survey revealed that… Read more »

How tenants can save money on energy bills

Just because you rent a house or live in shared housing, it doesn’t mean you’re not able to get the best deal possible when it comes to your gas and electric bills. With autumn now well and truly upon us, many of us have found ourselves reaching for the central hearing controls over the past few… Read more »