The government is going to make it easier to take action against cold callers
If you want to stop cold callers, what can you do?
Companies that cold call or send nuisance texts could be fined up to £500,000 – and it will be easier to take action against them. That’s under plans to be announced by the government today. At the moment it’s hard for the regulator, the Information Commissioner, to take action against the companies. But from April 6th it could be much easier. But what can you do to stop cold calls?
The long road to female financial independence - a new study looks back over 200 years
It was only in the 1880s that married women could own property and the mid-1970s, when single women could sign for a mortgage on their own
Are you financially independent? Do you earn money in your own right, own property or have savings, a pension or investments? These are things that most of us women take for granted, but it’s not been something women have been able to do forever. How have women’s rights to money and their place in the workplace changed over the years? A new study by Scottish Widows reveals some interesting changes.
Transferring your credit card balance to another credit card
How can you save the most money by transferring to a 0% credit card deal and are there any catches?
If you don't manage to pay off your credit card balance in full every month, you may not realise how much interest you're paying. And if you never clear your balance, you could make big savings by transferring your balance to a 0% credit card deal. Find out how.