Tag Archives: Savings

Greedy? Banks hike mortgage rates but delay savings account rise

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 13:25 Edited time: 3 Nov, 2017 13:25 While Britain’s big banks jumped at the chance to increase charges on their mortgages this week, they were in no hurry to pass benefits on to savers. This after the Bank of England (BoE) voted to raise interest rates for the first time in over a decade. Millions ...

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Buying a holiday home in Spain? This is how you can make BIG savings

GETTY There are simple methods to make huge cost savings when purchasing a home in Spain You will have to exchange your pounds for euros when buying residential or commercial property in numerous European countries, and the currency exchange rate you have the ability to secure for this currency transfer can make a massive distinction to just how much you ...

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Lifetime ISA: Everything you need to know about the new LISA savings account

The state-backed plan aims to help individuals save for a house or life after work by offering a 25 percent bonus on cash in the account. It means every ₤ 4 put into a LISA will earn another ₤ 1 from the Government on up to ₤ 4,000 of savings every year. How does the account work?As with a typical ...

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Get it right, people: It's not Daylight Savings Time

Come Sunday at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time clicks into place like, well, clockwork. You know the drill: Spring ahead — as in, shift your timepieces an hour forward before you turn in on Saturday night. Sure, you’ll wake up groggy on Sunday. Deal with it. BTW, clocks shift back to standard time on Nov. 5. Delight your friends with ...

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Never Skip This Home Winterizing Task — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Home & Garden, Did You Know Cleaning your gutters twice a year, can stop your money from going down the drain. Here’s how. Clogged gutter systems overflow with rainwater and can damage the foundation of your home, costing you thousands in repairs. So how do you get them clean? It’s easy. One clever trick is to ...

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How to Save When Booking Hotels — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Savings Experiment With loads of options and reviews, online travel agencies can be useful resources for your next trip, but if you’re using them to book a hotel, you might be paying too much. Let’s take a look at a few reasons why. First, did you know that online travel agencies charge hotels up to 30 percent ...

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How to Buy Dress Shoes That Last — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Shopping It’s never a bad idea to have a nice pair of dress shoes in your wardrobe, but they can be expensive. So, how do you make sure you’re getting what you pay for? Let’s walk through a few tips that won’t trip up your savings. There are three things to look for when buying new ...

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Scary Great Ways to Save on Halloween Candy — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Savings Experiment Halloween’s almost here, and that means trick-or-treaters and lots of candy, but how do you get all those sweets without taking a big bite out of your savings? We’ll show you how with these scary great ways to save this Halloween. First, it’s important to know when to buy your candy. When it comes ...

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Is Cheap Gas Worth the Trip? — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Savings Experiment, Gas Prices, Did You Know Driving around for cheap gas doesn’t always take your budget the extra mile. Here’s when you should make the trip. If you’re filling up you’re tank and saving 10 cents per gallon, it’s probably worth taking the detour. However, if you’re only filling up the tank half way, and prices ...

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This Trick May Help You Save on Your Next Flight — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Did You Know Did you know that your browsing history can affect your travel budget? Many travel sites store your browsing information and, in some cases, your zip code, too. Depending on how many times you’ve searched for the same fare, or if you’re browsing from an affluent area, sites can raise prices accordingly. So, how can ...

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