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December 2010

UK motorists set to be hit by rising fuel prices

Read our tips and advice to beat the upcoming hike in fuel prices

The technology year in review

A year is a long time in technology terms; Which? reviews the key events of 2010 and looks at how they’ll affect you

Barclaycard 0% balance transfer now 17 months

Market-leading interest-free credit card deal tops Which? Best Rate table for 0% balance transfers

Don’t get caught out by VAT hike sharp practice

Calls to Which? Money helpline show that sharp VAT practices by some retailers is are leading consumers to be overcharged.

Insurance fraud costs £800 million a year

Hooky home insurance claims are costing the industry more than £800 million a year.

Savings compensation limit £85,000 from today

The new £85,000 FSCS cover level starts today, 31 December 2010, across the EEA

Know your VAT and duty-free overseas limits

HMRC guidance on importing gifts, alcohol and tobacco from both EU and non-EU countries

Important dates for your savings diary

As 2011 approaches, many of you will be looking to start afresh and get your financial affairs in order. Fortunately, Which? has picked out the essential dates in the coming year that will play a part in ensuring you get the most out of your money.

Ten top tips for cheaper car insurance

Car insurance premiums went up by more than 40% in 2010, so if you're looking for cover in the New Year, here's some ways to keep the costs down.

Can your savings beat inflation in 2011?

With CPI above 3% in November and RPI not far off 5%, Which? experts analyse your savings options

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