How hiring a car can cost you a fortune

How hiring a car can cost you a fortune

In the last few weeks I’ve been flooded by people contacting me to say they’ve been ripped off when hiring a card abroad. Now the holiday season is properly underway for the first time in three years, the demand for hire cars has exploded. The first unpleasant shock...
The perils of using finance to buy a car

The perils of using finance to buy a car

Car finance is a huge business in the UK. In fact, the numbers are terrifyingly high. Last year £51 billion in car finance lending was agreed. That’s new lending, not all the existing loans currently in operation. In total, there are 6.2 million car finance contracts...
The ultimate guide to your shopping rights

The ultimate guide to your shopping rights

Of all of the things that people complain about, one particular sector is miles ahead of the rest when it comes to complaints. I’m looking at you, retailers. Every week, thousands of people experience problems with purchases made online or on the high street. Chances...
Your rights when buying vintage goods

Your rights when buying vintage goods

I loved a trip to the second-hand shops in my youth and still can’t resist a rummage in a charity shop. In fact, my critics are quick to point out that my television outfits look like I grabbed them at random off a vintage clothes rack. The cheek! Leaving aside my...