How to save money with voucher code sites and 'shopping robot' or price comparison sites
With dozens of comparison and voucher code sites, where do you start if you want to get a good deal?
I don’t know how well developed your bargain gene is, but if you’re anything like me, you love the idea of getting something at a knockdown price. You can save money by being savvy with your shopping and voucher code sites, cashback sites and price comparison sites can save you £££s. But you should make sure you understand how they work - and use them wisely.
Why shopping around for credit can damage your credit score
If you shop around for a loan or credit it may leave a ‘footprint’ on your credit file. And that could be bad news.
If you shop around for a credit card or loan before you sign up for one, be careful about the kind of 'search' that's carried out on your credit file. A search means that a credit company (or sometimes an insurance company) has looked at your credit file, either to check your identity or to see whether you're a good or bad credit risk. In some cases, this may show up on your credit file.
What are your rights if you take out a payday loan?
If you need money quickly, a payday lender may seem like a good option. But be aware that they charge interest of up to £24 for every £100 you borrow for a month. And if you can't pay back your loan, there could be other charges as well.