Consumers need to be aware of the upcoming VAT increase on the 4th January 2011. Being aware and planning is one thing, but we would advise against panic-buying before the increase. We’ve put together a table to give you a clearer picture of how much extra you’ll be paying at a 20% VAT rate.
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Spending on plastic has taken over cash when it comes to spending according to a new report this week. This could be bad news for some as spending on cards can make it difficult to keep a track of spending.
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A recent report has suggested talking about the bargains you’ve managed to hunt down is becoming more of a talking point than having splashed the cash on expensive purchases. Is the same true for people talking about their debts rather than how much money they have saved for a rainy day?
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Another article has been published recently in a national newspaper about the rising levels of women in debt. We challenge the view that all women are in debt due to irresponsible spending.
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New reports show an increase in the number of Brits using pawnbrokers to get cash for their possessions. We take a look at this new trend and other ways in which people are trading/swapping their possessions.
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Research from uSwitch is giving the impression that the UK is full of a shopaholics. We look at the case for people who aren’t shopaholics and are working to reduce their debts.
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