2008 June news archive
Supplier asks charity for fuel poverty help
Banks urged to 'treat mortgage borrowers fairly'
Rewards schemes 'offer long-term value'
Credit cards 'are user-friendly'
EU targets 'to increase the cost of energy'
Loft conversion 'can increase property value by 12%'
Government unveils energy strategy
Abbey reduces mortgage fees
Inquiry 'demonstrates need for energy investigation'
Gas and electricity prices 'to rise at some point'
Co-operative Bank launches new mortgage deal
Nearly 1 in 5 people 'plan to drive abroad'
Switching suppliers 'may not offer energy customers the best deal'
People 'need to save more for retirement'
Tennis fans urged to have accidental damage insurance
Mortgage payments 'the main obstacle to buying property'
Government 'to introduce new renewable grants'
A fifth of people 'have no faith in state pensions'
Fixed rates 'remain popular'
energywatch urges government to act on energy prices
Gross lending falls
Wicks 'worried' about energy price rises
Speed 'is of the essence' in the mortgage market
People in the UK 'saving less for retirement'
Pensioners 'the hardest hit by rising living costs'
Homeowners 'to spend £3.6 billion on their gardens this year'
energywatch welcomes green tariff plans
Plans to improve green tariff information announced
House prices in south-east 'grew by 7% in 2007'
1 in 10 'believe travel insurance covers them for adventure activities'
Fuel poverty 'is not going to go away'
1 in 5 dads 'do not have life cover'
Homeowners 'trying to save money on moving'
SSE to expand customer service operations
Fixed rates prove popular in April
Losing a passport 'can cost holidaymakers £131'
PPI can be 'particularly valuable' to many people
Electricity market 'can be difficult for businesses'
Britons reveal concern over retirement
A fifth of homeowners 'to make structural changes to properties'
Businesses 'must read energy contracts before signing up'
Homeowners 'to take advantage of falling property market'
Gas prices increase
Festival-goers given insurance advice
Scottish first-time buyers 'keen to get on the ladder'
Growth in mortgage lending 'is still happening'
Complaints about British Gas fall
Fathers urged to get life insurance
EDF Energy announces joint venture
Taking out mortgage without life insurance 'is risky'
Effects of credit crunch 'no reason to stay on uncompetitive rate'
Lenders commit to credit crunch measures
Consumers 'lack knowledge on green tariffs'
Homeowners 'must inform insurer over major renovations'
Travel insurance 'needed for short trips'
Scottish borrowers 'the least affected by credit crunch'
E.ON launches manifesto
Lender changes rates
Stag do attendees 'should check insurance policies'
Microgeneration 'could play major role in the UK'
Regulator publishes fuel poverty initiative
Intermediaries 'an essential part' of the mortgage market
British motorists 'may not be comprehensively covered in Ireland'