Category: Personal Finance News
Bringing you the money news talking about recent events that could affect the amount of cash in your wallet or purse. Always original content professionally reported.
BlueHost stop prorated refunds on web hosting and there’s still no monthly payment option
BlueHost won’t give you a refund if you cancel after 30 days. There is also no monthly payment option.
HMRC accidentally issue 653 people with a £100 late filing penalty
HMRC have publicly said that 653 people have incorrectly received letters ordering each person to pay a penalty of £100.
British Gas announce customer loyalty scheme to launch in April 2017
Energy provider British Gas have unveiled a new customer loyalty program. The scheme is called “British Gas Rewards”.
Spare5 increase minimum payout to $5 affecting all workers
Spare5 has announced they are increasing their minimum payout to $5. UPDATE: the change has now been reversed.
16% of over-40’s expect to need financial help in retirement
Many young people in Britain will shriek at this, but unfortunately, a study done by MetLife is probably close to reality.
Royal Mail squeeze stamp prices higher by 1p from March 27th 2017
Royal Mail have announced the stamp prices for 2017. A first class stamp will cost you 65p and a second class stamp will cost you 56p.
New £1 coin for 2017 and everything you need to know
Following in the wake of the new plastic £5 notes is the new 12-sided £1 coin for 2017.
Ofgem report a big increase in people switching energy suppliers
Ofgem have published data on the number of customers switching energy suppliers in 2016. 7.7 million gas or electricity switches were done in the UK last year.
UK TV License fee squeezes up slightly to £147 for the year 2017
The British Government has announced the cost of your TV license is going up, by £1.50. From April 2017 the price to pay will be £147, previously it was £145.50.
Topcashback competition (UK): give yourself the best chance of winning money
Learn two tricks. One will save you time and the other will give you the chance of making more money.