Obesity is an epidemic. In the UK in 2014, 58% of women and 65% of men were overweight or obese, according to government figures. Obesity prevalence has increased from 15% in 1993 to 26% in 2014. Like Donald Trump’s ego, we’re getting fatter. And the fatter we are, the more
Something unusual happened yesterday. Admiral, the car insurer, issued a press release stating that it would begin to use Facebook posts, with customers’ permission, to determine premiums and bring down the cost of car insurance premiums for some young drivers, for whom it is notoriously pricey. Then, late in the
Special offer below worth £21 – read on. Phone repair costs increase as Apple releases the iPhone 7… Great news that the much-anticipated iPhone 7 is finally here. However, for iPhone 6 or iPhone 5 users who want to remain so, Apple has increased the price of repairing a smashed phone
Almost certainly you have dropped your phone down the loo at least once, or if not then certainly on the floor, so you’ll know that feeling. And if the bowl of rice trick didn’t work for you and you’ve lost all the kids’ pics you’d not got round to uploading to
There’s only two things certain in life: death and taxes, right? So why do we need insurance? Here are some reasons: How does it feel when you lose or break your phone? How about when you lose your luggage (NOTHING to wear on holiday shocker)? Or when you’ve wrecked your
Complaints to the regulator about British financial services firms fell by 1.4 per cent but still stood at an eye-watering 2.11 million between July and December 2015, according to the latest FCA figures. PPI and credit cards were the only two product categories to receive more complaints than in the
If reading insurance documents regularly leaves you with a “what the hell does this mean?” feeling, a new tool from Co-operative Insurance could help. After conducting research with One Poll showing 66 per cent of people say insurance is too confusing, 36 per cent of people don’t understand how their insurance
Elisabeth has current accounts with First Direct and Bank of Scotland. She has two former occupational pension schemes and a small private pension with Friends Life. Her savings are with Triodos, her car insurance with Saga, home insurance with Co-operaitve and her credit card is a John Lewis partnership card.
It’s national will writing week. While this is probably not in your calendar, if you have a family or loved ones you want to look after, writing a will should certainly be on your to-do list. The problem is, for most of us, it keeps getting shunted to the bottom
Co-operative Insurance yesterday launched a “great grocery giveaway”: £50 in Co-op food vouchers if you take out a new car or home policy directly, or £20 for new direct pet insurance customers. The offer is valid until November 19 2015 and was apparently rather popular last time. Co-operative Insurance is
NEWSFLASH FOR YOUR CASH: there’s little to no cost to being good in every sense, ie. for your pocket and the world. Srsly. Why aren’t we all doing it then? Because the deals that are good for other people and the planet AS WELL AS a good deal for you
Would you like to know what your money funds? Let me find out for you. In this money makeover with a difference, I will run the rule over your personal finances, including details of your current account, mortgage, pensions, savings, investments and insurance providers to give you the low down
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