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'I set an alarm to check my statements every month': 8 readers share their best budgeting tips
Adults around the country tell us how they set a budget… and actually stick to it.
QUIZ: How much do you know about buying safe toys this Christmas?
And why it’s essential that they carry the CE mark.
QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Returning Online Buys?
Reconsidering some of those Black Friday purchases? Let’s test your knowledge.
QUIZ: How safe is your home for your kids?
Plus how window blinds in your house or apartment can be a hidden danger.
QUIZ: How safe is your home for kids?
Plus how window blinds in your house or apartment can be a hidden danger.
‘LTV... Is that Live TV?’: We asked people how much they know about mortgages
And how much do we know about switching them?
‘I saved thousands in a few years’: One homeowner on why they switched mortgage - plus how you can too
For Tommy Hanratty, the process was ‘very, very simple’.
Mortgage expert or beginner borrower? See how your knowledge compares to other readers
From the approval process to possibly switching – tell us your thoughts.
‘Isn't PCP connected to the internet?’ We asked people what they really know about car finance
And the answers were… pretty mixed.
'Don't be tempted by low monthly repayments’: An expert helps one reader decide on car finance
It’s important to understand the full cost of a PCP, consumer expert Áine Carroll advises.
Is car finance confusing, or a piece of cake? Rate your experience here
Tell us how you tried to find the perfect payment plan.
'A well-known retailer won't let me return something, what are my options?'
Consumer expert Áine Carroll on what you should know about the returns process.
‘I bought a coat online but the zip is broken’: An expert explains what your rights are
Our rights online are a lot stronger than offline, says consumer expert Áine Carroll.
'My fixed-rate is ending and I’m thinking of switching mortgage - what should I know?’
Consumer expert Áine Carroll says that a switch could save thousands.
QUIZ: Can you spot fact from fiction when it comes to car finance?
This could save you hundreds on your next car.
'I need a new car and PCP seems too good to be true - is it?': An expert weighs in
CCPC’s Áine Carroll explains everything you need to know.
9 things you should know about online shopping (from a consumer rights expert)
Buy something on Black Friday? Here’s how to return it if needs be.
QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Your Online Shopping Rights?
And the chance to win a €200 One4All voucher.
5 common beliefs about mortgages that are actually total myths
They’re actually a lot more flexible than you might think.
Is your money going up in smoke? Here’s how you could save on your mortgage
It’s worth taking a look…
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Online Consumer Rights?
There are many things to be aware of before you buy.
Could you be saving money on your mortgage?
It’s more likely than you think – here’s how.