How the UK and Ireland generate more wealth than 43 countries put together

One million people in Birmingham create as much wealth as 21 million Angolans. Sheffield has an economy the size of Ghana’s. And Glasgow has met its match in Bulgaria. If you want to know the true scale of the UK and Ireland’s economy, look no further than this startling map. TotallyMoney.com compiled it by renaming …

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Watch out for the minimum payment trap

New stats reveal more than 96% of Brits don’t understand credit card debt A new study by TotallyMoney.com found that the majority of UK adults grossly underestimate the impact of just making the minimum payment, when paying off credit card debt. When asked ‘how long would it take to clear £2,000 in credit card debt …

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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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Leicester Is England's Help to Buy Hotspot

Interactive Map reveals Leicester is #1 Help to Buy Hotspot with 892 Mortgage Completions New research into the Help to Buy mortgage scheme, which is now 2 years old after first launching in April 2013, has revealed that Leicester is the England’s Help to Buy hotspot. An interactive heatmap compiled by TotallyMoney.com, using housing market …

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What we really value, through the lenses of 50 photographers

New photos from around the world reveal what people really value most In a time when many of us can’t imagine a world without smartphones and computers, credit comparison site TotallyMoney.com approached 50 photographers in over 20 countries to find out more about what people around the world really value. The good news? There wasn’t …

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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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Where are you on the UK Credit Map?

Research reveals that Ilford is the only area of the country where you have a better than evens chance (51.6%) of being accepted for a credit card. Ilford has been crowned the credit card acceptance capital of the UK, with 51.6% of those who applied for a credit card being accepted. The Credit Index1 and …

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Over Half of Men in a Relationship Think They’d Be Richer Single

Survey reveals 52% of men believe they’d be financially healthier without a better half. They say that chivalry’s dead, but a new survey by TotallyMoney.com has revealed that more than half of men believe they spend more money in a relationship than they would as a singleton. Dates, gifts, getaways – of the 600 people …

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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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TotallyMoney.com Mortgages voted comparison site of the year

LONDON, July 16th, 2014. The prestigious What Mortgage Awards trophy for 2014 Best Mortgage Comparison Site has been won by TotallyMoney.com, who saw off challenges from Money Supermarket and other comparison sites to take the top spot. The publicly voted accolade recognises the best-in-class functionality of the mortgage comparison service that: Searches more than 5,000 …

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TotallyMoney.com appoints Nigel Pocklington as new CEO

TOTALLYMONEY.COM, the credit comparison website, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Pocklington as its new Chief Executive Officer. Nigel, previously Chief Marketing Officer at Hotels.com, replaces business co-founder Will Becker who will be moving to the role of Executive Chairman. Nigel takes the helm at TotallyMoney.com as the business continues its mission to …

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Travellers Head to Costa Del Credit as They Burn £192 Million in Card Charges

Despite record low interest rates, the cost of withdrawing cash on credit cards is £21 million more today than in 2010 Plastic bill: 60% of consumers plan to holiday overseas this year spending a total of £9 billion[1] on debit and credit cards. 1.6 million consumers will place all of their holiday spending on a …

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