December 2007 news archive
Credit cards 'convenient' for Christmas shopping
People with fixed rates 'must check options in 2008'
Savings account gets green labelling
E.ON initiative 'helps elderly save on energy costs'
Abbey: 3m cardholders 'plan switch to new deals'
New pet owners urged to seek out cover
Government urged to cut energy bills
Credit card provider urges consumers to know rights
Re-mortgagers 'reducing Christmas costs to pay house costs'
Customers to get 'better deal' from gas price proposals
EDF Energy reveals vulnerable customer service plans
More important 'than ever' to shop around for credit cards
Many people losing money in 'forgotten bank accounts'
Property extensions 'can raise home insurance premiums'
Consumers urged to be smart this Christmas
energywatch: Businesses need protection from energy suppliers
Mortgage lending 'holding up better than expected'
Attitudes to credit and borrowing 'have changed dramatically'
Consumers 'should review home insurance at Christmas'
Abbey: 53% of adults unsure about pensions savings
Energy companies 'exploiting poorest in society'
Crime rates 'can affect insurance premiums'
UK public 'spend £12bn on Christmas presents'
Consumers urged to use comparison sites
Parents urged to educate children on savings
UK businesses 'see energy efficiency as business opportunity'
Life insurance fraud levels 'low'
Credit cards 'much better' than store cards
Women urged to save in both Isas and pensions
Cost of living 'forcing people to opt out of insurance'
energywatch launches initiative to help vulnerable customers
Comparison sites 'make people aware of credit card rates'
Fixed rate mortgages 'increasingly popular'
Consumers turning to different methods of banking
Tracker mortgages 'coming into their own'
Credit card companies 'should provide more advice to consumers'
Energy provider to offer CHP to businesses
Consumers 'increasingly aware' of better savings rates
Lack of competition 'biggest danger' to UK energy prices
British Gas 'wins back customers'
Winter 'an ideal time' to improve home security
Life insurance 'different' to motor or household cover
Energy provider given go-ahead for windfarm
Businesses 'must work with government' to tackle carbon emissions
Pensions 'used to support family income'
Consumers urged to shop around for credit cards
Utility bills and mortgages to make 2008 a 'tough year financially'
UK consumers 'to spend £2.14bn on Christmas Eve'
SSE chief executive 'delighted' with growth
One in five Britons keep 'financial secrets' from partner
Funding announced to reduce fuel poverty
Government 'needs to take lead' on broadband speeds
EDF and E.ON 'may raise prices in January'
Energy companies urged to offer 'meaningful' tariffs
Homeowners 'should re-assess insurance after renovations'