Which? Money weekly podcast, 22 August 2012
- The real cost of your 'free' bank account
- Is home emergency insurance ever worth buying?
- We put the O2 Wallet to the test
This week: 'free' bank accounts, home emergency cover and O2 Wallet
In this week's podcast: New Which? research uncovers the true cost of having a bank account, as banks seek to justify why they should start charging for 'free' bank accounts. Whether it's lost credit interest, overseas transaction charges or high overdraft fees, we all pay for bank accounts and our latest findings show just how much you could be forking out.
Elsewhere, home emergency insurance - it's supposed get you out of a crisis if your boiler breaks down, your water pipes burst or your electrics are faulty, but we've found a litany of tricky terms and conditions that could you see stuck in a bind, despite paying a lot of money for the cover.
And in our money tip, we test the O2 Wallet live on air, with some interesting results...