Credit Card Confusion: A Recent Survey Unveils Ten Myths That Could Be Leaving You Out of Pocket

TotallyMoney‘s annual Financial Awareness Survey asked a nationally representative sample of 2,000 UK adults a range of questions putting their personal finance knowledge to the test. Nearly one in two (49%) think that APR (annual percentage rate) is the most important feature of a new card Just under half (46%) don’t know that you’ll still pay …

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Credit report myths continue to cause confusion among UK consumers, finds TotallyMoney Financial Awareness Survey

  In their annual Financial Awareness Survey 2019, TotallyMoney asked a nationally representative sample of 2,000 UK adults a series of questions to test their personal finance knowledge. A majority (58%) are unaware the electoral register affects credit rating Just one in seven (14%) know the credit blacklist is a myth Roughly one in three­ …

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UK holidaymakers stand to waste £50+ of Easter break budget on overseas credit card charges

For immediate release. Research carried out by financial advice website Moneycomms.co.uk and commented on by credit experts TotallyMoney reveals that certain credit cards used abroad can cost consumers as much as £50-£60 in charges. This Easter, Britons travelling overseas and hoping to use their credit card to cover holiday spending, are urged to carefully consider …

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Brits spend £4.6 billion in credit card cash transactions, resulting in £219 million paid in charges.

Embargo 00.01 Thursday 21st March 2019 Credit card cash cost consumers a total of £219 million in fees and interest last year Average cash transaction was £125 last year Withdrawal fees cost up to £6.25 for £125 transaction plus interest on top There were more than 36 million credit card cash transactions in 12 months …

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Revealed: what goes into a credit score

With the launch of Credit Awareness Week, credit experts TotallyMoney reveal exactly what goes into credit scores and how they’re calculated, allowing customers to understand better the reasons for any changes to them. A YouGov survey of 2,000 commissioned by TotallyMoney also highlights the lack of understanding around the subject of credit reports. Hold the …

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Credit card balance transfers at 12 month high – Alastair Douglas comment

Commenting on the latest credit card stats released yesterday by UK Finance, Alastair Douglas, CEO of credit experts TotallyMoney, said: “Even though credit card providers continue to slash the duration of their 0% balance transfer offers, that in no way diminishes consumer demand for them. “According to UK Finance, there were 664,000 balance transfers in …

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Chelsea top of the January big spenders

Embargo 00.01 Thursday 28th February 2019 Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic will be hoping to avoid his predecessors’ pitfalls, as new research shows the club’s mixed record in the January transfer market. The Stamford Bridge club dominate an XI made up of the most expensive inflation-adjusted January transfers – it includes three other Blues’ players, and …

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Hertfordshire Dominates TotallyMoney’s 2019 London Commuter Hotspot Rankings

Embargo 00.01 Thursday 21st February 2019 Six Hertfordshire towns take spots in the top 10 best places to live and commute into London for work, according to new research by the free credit report company, TotallyMoney. Information page: https://www.totallymoney.com/commuter-hotspots/information/ Interactive tool: https://www.totallymoney.com/commuter-hotspots/ Waltham Cross, Hatfield and Hemel Hampstead all feature in the top 10, but the Hertfordshire …

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How solely making minimum credit card repayments costs borrowers thousands in interest and takes nearly 20 years to clear

Embargo 00.01 Thursday 14th February 2019 Alastair Douglas, CEO of credit experts TotallyMoney, comments on the high cost of solely making minimum credit card repayments, urging borrowers to adopt a simple fixed-payment strategy that could save them thousands. “Paying a bit less each month on your card balance may seem like a great gesture from …

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Could this be the last big January balance transfer bonanza as lenders slash interest-free terms by up to 35%?

 For Immediate Release £6 billion switched in month of January alone in the last 4 years (Jan 2015 to Jan 2018 inc) Total of 2.64 million balance transfer transactions in January in the last four years Two years ago, the longest 0% balance transfer (BT) deals were 43 months now only two lenders offer more …

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New research shows university cities offer landlords some of the highest buy-to-let yields

New research by credit experts TotallyMoney reveals university cities offer some of the highest buy-to-let yields, making them potentially the most lucrative hotspots for landlords. The Free Credit Report company surveyed over 580,000 properties across England, Scotland, and Wales to rank postcodes in order of highest buy-to-let yields, to lowest. The research showed locations with …

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59% of Overtime Workers Won’t Get Paid for the Rest of 2018 from 16th October

Embargo 00.01 Tuesday 16th October 2018 A OnePoll survey commissioned by TotallyMoney shows that 59% of overtime workers don’t get compensated for the extra hours they put in — the equivalent of not being paid from 16th October until the rest of 2018. https://www.totallymoney.com/overtime-survey/ The survey asked 2,000 workers about the hours they put in …

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Prime Minister and Mayor of London Can Afford Over 92% of Homes Across London, Whereas Nurses, Firefighters and Teachers Just 2%

Embargo 00.01 Thursday 4th October 2018 New research by credit experts TotallyMoney reveal how much Londoners must earn to afford a one-bedroom property across London Underground, Overground, and DLR stations, calling into question whether Prime Minister Theresa May and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan are doing enough to tackle the capital’s housing crisis. https://www.totallymoney.com/mortgages/how-much-salary-buy-london/ TotallyMoney, …

Read morePrime Minister and Mayor of London Can Afford Over 92% of Homes Across London, Whereas Nurses, Firefighters and Teachers Just 2%

What Goes Into A Credit Score – Explained

Embargo 00.01 Wednesday 3rd October 2018 New research by credit experts TotallyMoney reveals exactly what goes into credit scores and how they’re calculated, allowing customers to understand better the reasons for any changes to them.  TotallyMoney generates credit scores and reports using data provided by credit reference agency Callcredit. However, what goes into your credit …

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Labour’s plan to ban credit card betting stands to save consumers £545 million on fees and interest.

Commenting on Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson’s call for a ban on using credit cards to gamble, Alastair Douglas, CEO of Free Credit Report provider and credit experts TotallyMoney, said: “A blanket ban on the use of credit cards would be a massive win for consumers. “For regular purchases, people usually get an interest-free grace …

Read moreLabour’s plan to ban credit card betting stands to save consumers £545 million on fees and interest.

Research Reveals How Much Our Favourite Footballers Would Cost If They Were Bought Today

Embargoed 00.01 Wednesday 5th September 2018. New research by credit and eligibility experts TotallyMoney reveals how much our favourite footballers would cost if football clubs bought the players today. The credit report specialists took the average transfer values of players since the English Premier League began in 1992, and compared the increase in transfer costs …

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Greater London Beats Hertfordshire for Best Average Credit Score, With Kingston Upon Thames Taking First Place

Embargoed 00.01 Monday 30th July New research by credit experts TotallyMoney has revealed the best average credit score locations across the UK, with Greater London soaring to the top, and Hertfordshire following close behind. https://www.totallymoney.com/credit-map-of-the-uk/ The Free Credit Report company looked at credit scores for all available postcode areas, to calculate the average score for that …

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BRITONS TO SPEND £23.8 MILLION ON INTEREST AND FEES FROM USING CREDIT CARDS TO GAMBLE ON WORLD CUP

New research by credit experts TotallyMoney suggests Britons will pay an estimated £23.8 million solely on interest and transaction fees from using credit cards to gamble on 2018’s World Cup. Credit card payments used for gambling are treated by lenders as a cash advance. This usually means the borrower is charged a transaction fee, a …

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UNIVERSITY CITIES OFFER BEST BUY-TO-LET YIELDS

New research by TotallyMoney suggests university cities offer the highest return on buy-to-let investments, with Liverpool coming out on top. https://www.totallymoney.com/buy-to-let-yield-map/ The Free Credit Report and comparison specialists looked at over 580,000 properties across England, Scotland, and Wales to rank each postcode, from best place for buy-to-let yields to worst. The top five postcodes Liverpool …

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TOTALLYMONEY AND NEWDAY JOIN FORCES TO RE-LAUNCH FLUID CREDIT CARD

REFRESHED CARD LAUNCHES WITH HIGHLY COMPETITIVE BALANCE TRANSFER OFFER FOR NEAR-PRIME MARKET TotallyMoney, the credit report, eligibility, and comparison specialists and NewDay, a leading specialist financial services provider and one of the largest issuers of credit cards in the UK, have partnered together to re-launch the Fluid Credit Card. A new credit product designed to …

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LONDONERS PAY £3,744 A YEAR FOR AN EXTRA 10 MINUTES IN BED

New research by credit report, eligibility, and comparison specialists, TotallyMoney, shows Londoners pay on average £3,744 a year for an extra 10 minutes in bed each day, the equivalent of over 10% of the average London salary. https://www.totallymoney.com/rent-vs-tube-journey-time/   The research looks at average weekly rent for properties close to each Underground station on each …

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South East England Best UK Region to Make Living as Towns Take Five Top-10 Spots, With Crawley Number One

New research by TotallyMoney shows South East England to be the best place in the UK to earn a living. The research considers median monthly take-home salary, average monthly mortgage repayment, cost of living, unemployment levels, and job growth to rank 59 locations in order, from best place to earn a living to worst. South …

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Essex Beats Herts and Kent to Take Top Ranking London Commuter Hotspot County

New research by TotallyMoney suggests Essex is one of the best counties for London commuter hotspots, with Hertfordshire and Kent following close behind. Interactive tool: https://www.totallymoney.com/commuter-hotspots/ Information and analysis: https://www.totallymoney.com/commuter-hotspots/information/ The research defines a commuter hotspot by looking at average house price, length of commute time into London by train, the cost of an annual season …

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Scandinavia the best place for a good work-life balance – while UK loses out to Ireland, Germany, Spain

New research from TotallyMoney finds which countries in Europe offer a maximum of leisure time to keep their citizens happy, and a minimum of working hours (provided they’re productive), finding that Denmark and Sweden top the list – with the UK coming in at an unlucky 13th position.   Have you ever felt like you …

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Study reveals student let hotspots could ease the squeeze on buy-to-let investment

TotallyMoney’s latest buy-to-let yield property investment report sees the university cities climbing the table of top performing postcode areas. And despite increasing pressure on diminishing margins, landlords could still see rental yields in excess of 12% in the best postcode area. www.totallymoney.com/buy-to-let-yield-map/ The TotallyMoney Buy-to-Let Yield Survey (AW17 Edition) has named Liverpool L7 as the …

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TotallyMoney Credit Report App Gives Customers Live Credit Score Updates and Intelligent Credit Eligibility Alerts. Totally Free.

Customers can now download an app to track their credit score and real-time likelihood of being accepted for credit, access their full credit report and receive alerts and notifications of changes. TotallyMoney’s Live Credit Score service can now be accessed through the new app available for both iOS and Android users. The app provides  customers with …

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TotallyMoney’s Borrowing Power Map Reveals UK’s Credit Haves and Have Nots

TotallyMoney’s new free credit report service provides customers with live updates about their  Borrowing Power. And now they’ve mapped the UK’s average scores across almost 3,000 postcode districts. https://www.totallymoney.com/credit-map-of-the-uk/ TotallyMoney’s new Credit Report provides customers with unique up-to-the-minute information about their credit status. TotallyMoney has developed a Borrowing Power tool that is updated each time …

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Introducing… The Beatles, Oasis, Muse – The Grand Tour of the UK Genre-Defining Musical Geniuses

A new interactive map of the UK from TotallyMoney shows the massive involvement the country has had in the world music scene, with classic rock bands like Black Sabbath through to boy band pop stars One Direction making up the colossal £4.1 billion contribution of the music industry to the British economy. From Hey Jude …

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The UK’s Most Stressful Places to Live

Feeling some additional pressure recently? You might just be a product of your environment. We’ve looked at 16 stress-inducing factors across the country – such as finances, commute time, job opportunities and crime rates – to find the least and most-stressed towns and cities in the UK: www.totallymoney.com/most-stressed-cities-uk/ The interactive page includes stats and insights …

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Great Britain’s buy-to-let hotspots 2017: Which postcodes offer the best yield?

As the new tax changes on buy-to-let properties make the profit margins for private landlords even smaller, a new study from TotallyMoney.com has revealed which UK postcodes are the best for buy-to-let mortgages. www.totallymoney.com/buy-to-let-yield-map/ By calculating buy-to-let yields across Great Britain, TotallyMoney.com found that residential property investors should look to Liverpool’s L7 postcode. Covering the …

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Great Britain's buy-to-let hotspots 2017: Which postcodes offer the best yield?

As the new tax changes on buy-to-let properties make the profit margins for private landlords even smaller, a new study from TotallyMoney.com has revealed which UK postcodes are the best for buy-to-let mortgages. www.totallymoney.com/buy-to-let-yield-map/ By calculating buy-to-let yields across Great Britain, TotallyMoney.com found that residential property investors should look to Liverpool’s L7 postcode. Covering the …

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The UK Overtime Survey 2017: TotallyMoney.com Reveals How Many Extra Hours Brits Are Working

So, how much overtime do you put in and what is it costing you over the course of a year? If you think it’s just a few minutes here and there, do the sums and you might be surprised how much this is leaving you out of pocket. Take the overtime test here: https://www.totallymoney.com/overtime-worth/ In …

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London’s Commuter Hotspots: New Research Finds The Capital’s Best Commuter Towns

Londoners have to deal with the financial pressures of living in the one of the world’s most expensive cities, which is why many choose to relocate to the suburbs and commute into the city. TotallyMoney.com has looked into the towns surrounding London to find the best commuter hotspots. The towns have been ranked on factors …

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The Best Jobs to Land Without a Degree

How important is university? Nearly 60% of graduates feel they could have got their current job with a vocational qualification instead of a degree With A-Levels on the horizon, most students will have made their applications for university. For many, it’s the obvious next step after sixth form. But with fees rising beyond £9000 this …

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The World's Most Cultural Cities

Museums, Music, and Michelin Stars – Amsterdam is the world’s most cultured city For a seasoned traveller, every city has something on offer. But which ones have the most history, art, food and music to discover? The Netherlands capital proves a winner, while Riyadh and Chennai suffer. Find out the rest in the new culture …

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The Cost of Being an NFL Fan

Broncos, beers, and (Super) Bowls – it costs $2364 on average to be an NFL fan In the lead-up to the Super Bowl, TotallyMoney.com’s research shows that it costs $2,364.27 on average to follow a team throughout the season – and finds the how much it takes to support the different teams in the League. …

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Porn? Gambling? TotallyMoney.com discovers the secrets that bind couples together this Valentine’s Day

In celebration of Valentine’s Day TotallyMoney.com has decided to delve into the world of secrets people keep from their partners (but don’t worry, we’re not judging anyone). Infographic: www.totallymoney.com/valentines-day-secrets/infographic/ Webpage: www.totallymoney.com/valentines-day-secrets/ The research discovered that many Brits feed white lies to their significant others about gambling, ex-partners and even watching porn in order to hold …

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The Future of Finance is Facebook – how social data is used by credit companies

A new study from credit comparison experts TotallyMoney.com shows which companies are using which alternative data sources and making traditional credit checks look like a thing of the past.      It’s not an unusual concern in this day and age to be worried about how your online presence might come across to potential employers, but now …

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The Cost of Christmas Pets

Each Christmas people all over the UK enjoy a furry addition to their family in the form of a new pet. In an effort to inform potential pet owners about the responsibility and cost involved with owning a pet, TotallyMoney.com has created a Cost of Christmas Pets calculator: https://www.totallymoney.com/cost-of-pets/ TotallyMoney.com has teamed up with Wood …

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Salary Around Europe

Should you Brexit? Study reveals which European country your job would make you most money in; from Spain for bus drivers to France for doctors. Imagine if you knew that you could do the same job you love, but make much more money at it, work fewer hours and have longer holidays. This is all …

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The World's Favourite Films

Everyone’s heard of Avatar, but have you ever watched Loufa Kai Parallegi? How about The Mermaid? Well, they were the biggest films of the past ten years in Greece and China, respectively. TotallyMoney.com has looked at the highest grossing films around the world between 2006 and 2016 to see how the box-office habits differ between …

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The cost of your bucket list

People are willing to spend up to £10,000 on their bucket list on average, new research has revealed. A survey exploring bucket list budgets revealed respondents would be willing to part with between £5,000 and £10,000 on completing their travel goals. But with the cost of completing the ‘top 10 bucket list activities’ coming in at a …

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London Underground map shows the price per square foot of property near each tube station

TotallyMoney.com can reveal the average cost per square foot of property within a 0.5km radius of each London Underground station. New research paints a sobering picture of London’s housing crisis by revealing how much one square foot of property costs throughout the capital. Using the world famous London Underground map, TotallyMoney.com have listed the average …

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The UK’s most stressed cities

If you’re looking for a stress-free life, then stay away from Southend-on-Sea. The Essex seaside town is the most stressed place in the UK, according to new research. Credit comparison site TotallyMoney.com has compiled a list of the most stressed places in the UK, based on criteria such as local unemployment levels, the amount of …

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Why the recent changes to the UK minimum wage won’t help many workers looking to rent in Birmingham

Following the recent change in the UK’s national minimum wage, TotallyMoney.com decided to look into how affordable housing is to people working low income jobs Birmingham and the surrounding area, and the results are shocking. Minimum wage workers on 37.5 hour weeks would only be able to rent one-bed properties in nine of the 77 …

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Jess the Ticket! Tickets for singer Jess Glynne’s gigs can resell for over 5000% of their face value!

When it comes to top pop performers, true fans will do almost anything to see them live – and that can include paying eye-watering ticket prices. Which is good news for those who aren’t that bothered about seeing the likes of Adele, Rihanna, or Justin Bieber, as, if they’re canny, they can sell on their gig tickets and make a …

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The recent changes to the UK minimum wage won’t help many workers looking to rent in Manchester

Following the recent change in the UK’s national minimum wage, TotallyMoney.com decided to look into how affordable housing is to people working low income jobs Manchester, and the results are shocking. Minimum wage workers on 37.5 hour weeks would only be able to rent one-bed properties in seven of Greater Manchester’s 43 postcode areas without …

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Why the recent changes to the UK minimum wage mean nothing to minimum wage workers looking to rent in London

The recent increase to the UK’s national minimum wage will mean very little to low income workers in London, recent research has found. TotallyMoney.com has looked into how affordable housing is to people with full time minimum wage jobs in the capital. The research revealed that not a single London postcode area offers one-bed rentals …

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TotallyMoney.com discovers what secrets couples keep from one another this Valentine’s Day

In celebration of Valentine’s Day TotallyMoney.com has decided to delve into the world of secrets people keep from their partners (but don’t worry, we’re not judging anyone). It might be hard to believe, but men are actually more likely to hide something romantic from their partner than women. The survey, conducted by OnePoll on a …

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Fat, Lazy, Sex-mad and Angry: The World’s Most Badly Behaved Countries Revealed

At a time of the year when everyone is making resolutions to better themselves, a new league table of depravity – the International Sindex – reveals the biggest sinners in the World. For Darren Kavinoky, American criminal lawyer and creator of the TV show Deadly Sins, the seven deadly sins are just human instincts gone …

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£856 million ($1.3 billion) is spent on Candy Crush every year, new analysis reveals

New analysis carried out by TotallyMoney.com reveals how much money is spent on Candy Crush in-app purchases every year, how much time people spend playing Candy Crush every year and how King.com, the company behind this addictive game, compares with others in the smartphone gaming business: Every day, 93 million people play Candy Crush £856 …

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UK’s top 10 high yield buy-to-let hotspots revealed

Sheffield steels itself for a ‘landlord goldrush’ as it tops the list of postcodes where buy-to-let developers could turn a profit on rental properties. The buy-to-let interactive heatmap released today by TotallyMoney.com, the credit comparison experts, shows would-be property moguls an at-a-glance view of the potential yield from rental properties across more than 2,600 UK …

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UK & Ireland Cost Obsessions Revealed

If ‘you are what you Google’, then what do popular search terms reveal about the UK and Ireland? TotallyMoney.com has mapped the common cost concerns of people from Exeter to Edinburgh, and found it’s all about tobogganing in Ipswich, weed in Manchester and even prostitutes in Sheffield. Cosmetic procedures are a popular trend, with liposuction …

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UK & Ireland Cost Obsessions Revealed

If ‘you are what you Google’, then what do popular search terms reveal about the UK and Ireland? TotallyMoney.com has mapped the common cost concerns of people from Exeter to Edinburgh, and found it’s all about tobogganing in Ipswich, weed in Manchester and even prostitutes in Sheffield. Cosmetic procedures are a popular trend, with liposuction …

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Two Years Since Launch, 60% of England Postcodes Have Zero ‘Help to Buy’ Homes

Interactive Map reveals 1,261 out of 2,117 Postcode Districts in England have yet to see any ‘Help to Buy’ mortgage completions – despite more than 400,000 eligible homes being available. Two years after George Osborne launched Help to Buy in April 2013, a brand new interactive map from TotallyMoney.com, using housing market data from the …

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45% of People in a Relationship Think They’d Be Better off Single

Survey reveals almost half of people with a partner believe they’d be wealthier alone. If you’ve ever told your other half that they’re more trouble than they’re worth, you may not have been entirely in the wrong. TotallyMoney.com asked a total of 600 participants split by relationship status whether they thought they’d be financially better …

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Bank of Scotland’s New BT Card Offers the Lowest Fee, but Not the Biggest Savings

In response to the launch of the Bank of Scotland’s (BOS) new Platinum balance transfer credit card launch with a 0.70% fee, Will Becker, CEO of TotallyMoney.com, comments: “As the balance transfer battle rolls on, the new BOS Platinum Balance Transfer credit card may look like a strong competitor for Nationwide’s current market leader but …

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13 million shoppers expected to hit the high street on Saturday 21st December

LONDON, December 19th, 2013. Research reveals a credit card extravaganza as 2.98 million of these consumers rack up a £300 million bill. The busiest high street shopping day this year is expected to be Saturday 21st December with 13 million panic stricken consumers set to spend a total of £1.31bn[1] or £1.8 million per minute. …

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