2008 October news archive


31 October

People warned of dangers of new prize draw scams

People warned of dangers of new prize draw scams

31 October

Brits 'reining in the spending for a simpler Christmas'

Brits 'reining in the spending for a simpler Christmas'

30 October

Brits 'pretending to be green while saving money'

Brits 'pretending to be green while saving money'

30 October

20 million homes 'can't afford to save'

20 million homes 'can't afford to save'

29 October

Home insurance warning for Bonfire Night

Home insurance warning for Bonfire Night

29 October

Estimated bills 'should be closely monitored'

Estimated bills 'should be closely monitored'

29 October

Brits hold £165 billion in penalising accounts

Brits hold £165 billion in penalising accounts

28 October

Number of mortgage deals plummets 23 per cent in a week

Number of mortgage deals plummets 23 per cent in a week

28 October

Car thieves 'jamming GPS systems' to prevent recovery

Car thieves 'jamming GPS systems' to prevent recovery

28 October

Pet owners urged to take care this Guy Fawkes Night to avoid hefty vet bills

Pet owners urged to take care this Guy Fawkes Night to avoid hefty vet bills

27 October

Householders can avoid Halloween scares by checking their insurance policies

Householders can avoid Halloween scares by checking their insurance policies

27 October

Home security makeovers 'help ensure safer streets'

Home security makeovers 'help ensure safer streets'

27 October

Rising energy prices 'leading wood-burner resurgence'

Rising energy prices 'leading wood-burner resurgence'

27 October

Perfume sales not so fragrant as 72 per cent plan to cut back on scent spending

Perfume sales not so fragrant as 72 per cent plan to cut back on scent spending

23 October

One in ten homes targeted by burglars

One in ten homes targeted by burglars

23 October

Many women 'not saving enough for the future'

Many women 'not saving enough for the future'

23 October

Christmas squeeze for families this year

Christmas squeeze for families this year

21 October

Britons 'three times more likely to fall prey to identity theft'

Britons 'three times more likely to fall prey to identity theft'

21 October

Tips for a cheap and cheerful half term

Tips for a cheap and cheerful half term

21 October

Dark evenings mean more opportunist burglaries

Dark evenings mean more opportunist burglaries

20 October

IPOD generation 'most at risk from recession'

IPOD generation 'most at risk from recession'

20 October

Businesses 'could save thousands on gas and electricity'

Businesses 'could save thousands on gas and electricity'

20 October

Cheapest cars to insure revealed

Cheapest cars to insure revealed

19 October

Cost of motoring rises by 13.5 per cent

Cost of motoring rises by 13.5 per cent

19 October

Brits 'missing out on hundreds of pounds of free cashback'

Brits 'missing out on hundreds of pounds of free cashback'

19 October

Homeowners urged to give properties 'a storm MOT'

Homeowners urged to give properties 'a storm MOT'

16 October

Gas suppliers accused of profiteering by failing to pass savings to consumers

Gas suppliers accused of profiteering by failing to pass savings to consumers

16 October

Broadband project for rural areas

Broadband project for rural areas

16 October

More than 20 million Brits lend money to family and friends

More than 20 million Brits lend money to family and friends

15 October

Britons 'unprepared for floods'

Britons 'unprepared for floods'

15 October

Energy Saving Week hoped to help households cut bills

Energy Saving Week hoped to help households cut bills

15 October

First-time buyers struggling to secure mortgages

First-time buyers struggling to secure mortgages

14 October

Inflation rates 'eroding savings'

Inflation rates 'eroding savings'

14 October

Utility bills push inflation up 5.2 per cent but experts predict falls

Utility bills push inflation up 5.2 per cent but experts predict falls

14 October

Consumers think government 'discourages them from saving'

Consumers think government 'discourages them from saving'

13 October

Property transactions 'less than one a week'

Property transactions 'less than one a week'

13 October

Credit crunch 'has made us better neighbours'

Credit crunch 'has made us better neighbours'

13 October

Get a pet and reduce your stress

Get a pet and reduce your stress

12 October

Buyers willing to pay premium for ideal location

Buyers willing to pay premium for ideal location

12 October

UK homeowners 'considering eco-features on property'

UK homeowners 'considering eco-features on property'

09 October

Householders warned that home is not the best place to store savings

Householders warned that home is not the best place to store savings

08 October

Parents buying cars for their children could be committing unintentional fraud.

Parents buying cars for their children could be committing unintentional fraud.

08 October

Little luxuries 'are the first to go' as parents try to save

Little luxuries 'are the first to go' as parents try to save

07 October

Students should heed the "golden rule" of credit cards to avoid future money woes

Students should heed the "golden rule" of credit cards to avoid future money woes

07 October

Four in ten pets are too fat according to vets

Four in ten pets are too fat according to vets

06 October

Increase in incidents of fuel theft

Increase in incidents of fuel theft

05 October

Ofgem announces measures to improve energy market

Ofgem announces measures to improve energy market

05 October

Broadband users spending more time online

Broadband users spending more time online

02 October

House prices continue to fall

House prices continue to fall

02 October

Consumers 'should consider insurance for downloads'

Consumers 'should consider insurance for downloads'

02 October

Number of households in fuel poverty rises

Number of households in fuel poverty rises

01 October

New energy watchdog launched

New energy watchdog launched

01 October

Homeowners 'plan structural changes'

Homeowners 'plan structural changes'

01 October

First-time buyers 'must be prepared to make sacrifices'

First-time buyers 'must be prepared to make sacrifices'