Belmont Thornton Logo
PPI Claims - About PPI

PPI Claim News

 
Bank charges: Keep records of everything you spend, expert advises

People looking to avoid bank charges may want to consider making a record of everything they spend, as an expert has said this is a good method of budgeting.

Ed Bowsher, head of consumer finance at everyday money site lovemoney.com, was responding to being asked how people can make their money last until the next pay packet.

He said: "Careful budgeting is the best way to make your money last longer. Keep a record of everything you spend for at least a week, right down to a Mars bar or an apple.

"Hopefully, you'll then spot some opportunities for spending cuts. Then set a budget for the future and stick to it ruthlessly."

Mr Bowsher's comments follow research released by the Finance & Leasing Association, which showed that consumers cautious about taking on credit.

Findings showed that the number of new business taking on credit fell by seven per cent in March 2011 compared with March 2010.

John Fieldman

Having worked in the city for 19 years, John's main focus is interest rates and corporate finance.
 ADNFCR-2776-ID-800558422-ADNFCR



Bookmark and Share
Tell a Friend
blog comments powered by Disqus

Enquiry Form

First Name 
Last Name 
Mobile Phone
Home Phone
Address Line 1 
Town
County
Post Code 
Email 
Circumstances
Claim Back Mis-Sold PPI Button

Belmont Thornton Limited is regulated by the Claims Management Regulator in respect of regulated claims management activities; our registration is recorded on the website www.gov.uk/moj/cmr number 18273

Belmont Thornton Limited is incorporated in England and Wales, Company number 6621233, whose head office at Unit B16, Kestrel Court, Harbour Road, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 7AN and registered office at Harwood House, 43 Harwood Road, London, SW6 4QP.

Belmont Thornton Limited is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. Registration number Z1728023.

Please note that calls may be monitored for the purposes of staff training.

* Belmont Thornton operates on a "No Win No Fee" basis. This means that there are no upfront costs to pay. Our fee only becomes payable on a successful outcome of a claim. A cancellation fee is payable if you decide that having instructed Belmont Thornton to act on your behalf, and after 14 days of signing your Letter of Authority, you do not wish to continue pursuing your claim with us. The cancellation fee is the reasonable costs incurred for the work undertaken. Please see our terms of engagement.

By using our web-site, you agree that we can place the types of cookies described in our privacy policy on your device.Hide