Simon Carter

Saving Money Tips for Women

by Simon Carter on 2 Aug, 2015

A recent report, published in the Daily Telegraph, claims that women are responsible for opening the majority of savings accounts, but that men are likely to put more away. The report, commissioned by Halifax, goes on to say that 57% of Fixed Term Account, 53% of Instant Access Accounts and 55% of ISAs are opened […]

Which Is The Best Smartphone?

Which is the bet smartphone

by Simon Carter on 8 Apr, 2014

The debate over which smartphone can call itself the world’s best is one that has been raging ever since the term ‘smartphone’ was first coined. Every time we think we’ve got a handle on it, and that we can confidently declare a winner, one of the mobile giants releases a new model and we start […]

Should I Use My Savings To Repay My Mortgage?

Should I Use My Savings To Repay My Mortgage?

Savings or Mortgage? There’s no doubt that the recession has hit a large number of people in many different ways, affecting everybody from the unemployed to self-employed and from the common worker to the entrepreneur. Another group of people who have not been left unscathed by the uncertain economic climate is homeowners with savings. Being […]

Good Calories, Bad Calories

Good Calories, Bad Calories

Not All Diets are the Same In late September of 2007, American scientist and author Gary Taubes released a health book which would change the way that we think about calories. The book, Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health, challenged age old ideas about diet and weight […]

Laptop Insurance for the Price of a Latte!

Along with our phones and our TVs, laptops have quickly become the one thing that we can’t live without. If it is lost, stolen or damaged, a laptop can be expensive to replace and most home insurance policies don’t automatically cover expensive electronics. Don’t worry though, UK Money Market have rounded up the best laptop […]

The Best Travel Insurance for Pregnant Women

We have spoken before on UK Money Market about the importance of travel insurance and how to find the best cheap travel insurance. Like any insurance, travel insurance is something that you hope you will never need but it is an important safety net in case of disaster and is invaluable should anything threaten to […]

Vauxhall Ecoflex Corsa – Review

Seeing the all new Vauxhall Corsa sat in the parking lot is not in itself a remarkable experience. The outside, though smart, shows no major changes from the previous incarnations of the car and the interior is modern, functional (a little underwhelming) and very similar to previous models from the American giant. But under the […]

Buying Your First Investment Property

Buying Your First Investment Property

Where once the likes of Property Ladder, Homes Under The Hammer, and Location, Location, Location made it seem as though the UK housing market was an ever-expanding bubble, that could never burst, the harsh realities of the past few years have turned ‘property investment’ into dirty words. Yet, the grim economic climate has affected everything […]

Advice on the Best Travel Insurance For You

It can’t be repeated often enough that travel insurance is an absolute necessity. While saying this might cast me in the role of nagging parent, you absolutely should not travel abroad unless you have travel insurance. Fortunately, most of the time, we don’t need to claim from our travel insurance and tourists enjoy their holiday […]

Are You Wheat Intolerant?

Are You Wheat Intolerant?

If somebody asks you if you like Abba, the answer is a simple one and comes down to two choices: yes or no. It’s the same if somebody asks whether you fancy a cup of tea, or whether you’re allergic to peanuts. But if somebody asks you whether you’re wheat intolerant, the answer could be […]