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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The Biggest Shopping Day You’ve Never Heard Of

Singles’ Day, the highest-grossing online retail event in the world, is predicted to make more than $10 billion this year. Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday – China’s Singles’ Day is now the world’s largest online shopping frenzy, as visualised by TotallyMoney.com So, what exactly is this little-known event? It all started in the early …

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The Reality of the Help to Buy ISA

The Help to Buy ISA scheme will be great for those in the Midlands and North… but what about the rest of the country? First-time buyers look set to get a leg-up on the property ladder with the long-awaited launch of the Help to Buy ISA on 1 December. But with ever increasing property prices, …

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Brits more comfortable discussing sex than their savings

British people are more comfortable discussing so-called ‘taboo subjects’ than money, with people saying they’d sooner discuss sex, religion, and politics than their savings, according to a survey conducted by Totallymoney.com. More than 1 in 5 of us have lied about how much we earn 24% of men have lied about their salary, compared to …

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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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Blackburn is the best place in the UK to make a living, new analysis reveals

New analysis by TotallyMoney.com, reveals that Blackburn is the best place in the UK to make a living. The analysis compared median wages to mortgage repayments, cost of living and the health of the job markets in each town. The calculations focused on working and living in each town, with no points awarded for scenery, …

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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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