Despite the huge increase in switching numbers which saw a record 4.8 million switches in 2016, many people are still sceptical about switching their energy supplier, claiming that it would be too much hassle for such a small difference in price. In theory this is very understandable giving the extremely poor customer service skills that we’ve seen from sectors such as telecommunications and travel, but the reality is very different here. Switching your energy tariff has never been easier and sees minimal effort on the consumer’s part. Switching with an energy comparison service like Selectra also means that you don’t have to contact your previous provider, it is all taken care of for you. If you’re not sold already, here’s three key reasons why you should be thinking about switching your energy tariff.Continue reading
Today’s housing market is sending more and more people into the rental sector. This is great news for both landlords and tenants. With so many people looking for rental homes, very few properties are left unrented for long periods of time. Whilst those looking for a property will often find a wide variety of options and can narrow down their search to their specific needs and wants.Continue reading
When you’re weighed with debt, it often appears like a herculean task getting out of it.
So, you keep wondering what could be the debt-savings or moneymaking magic wand to that could fix the problem in an instant.
Sometimes, the solution is not as difficult as we imagine. You might simply just simply need to STOP. Yes, stop doing what’s sinking you into debt.
Consolidating your existing debt is the most straightforward way to get your debt under control. Using online tools like a loan repayment calculator can also help you draw up a budgeting plan. Take advantage of the tools you have at your disposal.Continue reading
The importance of a good credit score in the modern world cannot be overemphasized. It is almost impossible for anyone to lend you money if you have a poor credit score. A good credit score is an indication to potential lenders that you can manage your money well and will be able to pay back what you owe them. It is important to note that having no credit is not the same as good credit. Just like a poor credit profile, a little credit history will work against you because it makes predictions about credit behaviors less certain. It is not very difficult for you to improve your credit score if you have no credit or poor credit. You can actually use your credit card to improve your credit score.Continue reading
With the world’s economy in tatters and people struggling to make ends meet, more and more are relying on payday loans to get them to their next pay cheque. But, these loans are often very hard to get rid of. There is another way, though. If you haven’t fallen victim to the struggle of payday loans, you may be able to avoid it. To help you out, this post is going to tell you all about bridging loans; a great way to avoid something much worse.Continue reading
Having a list of debt payments to deal with every month can add a lot of stress to your life. It takes a chunk out of your bank balance and gives you one extra thing to worry about. From credit card debts to car payments, they can all add up.
Sometimes it can feel like your debts will drag on forever- especially with interest rates adding to the trouble. You might need to try something new to tackle your debt and improve your financial future. Paying the minimum payments each month can take you so far. But other approaches can make handling debt cheaper and quicker. Here are some strategies to try out.Continue reading
We all know the importance of backing up our files and important documents just in case our compeer soddenly decides to crash on us. It is a sad fact of life that computers do fail, and often do so at the worst possible moment. Sadly, hard drives do not last forever.
Finally, the warmer weather is around the corner! You may have been waiting for this day for months. With the United Kingdom famous for its blustery weather, summertime is a welcome and joyous time of the year.Continue reading
Going through a marriage breakdown can be an upsetting and difficult time, and figuring out which divorce lawyer to hire can be just as overwhelming. It’s likely you’ll want the process to go as smoothly as possible, therefore choosing the right person to help you with your case is essential. So that you’re successful in finding a skilled lawyer, here are a few factors you may want to take into consideration.Continue reading
It can be great to dream about all the adventures that lie ahead. Life is full of fascinating challenges, places to see and travel to. It can be tempting to want to throw it all in and have some fun while you are young. But there will come a time when you have to for whatever reason settle down. Perhaps you’ll want to start a family. Plus you never know what challenges life might throw at you. A little forethought and planning now can help you deal with any obstacles that lie ahead.