April 19, 2014

Bargain of the Week – My First Car

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Happy 2011. Yep, we're back with another series of Bargain of the Week. OK, so I've had January off, but this particular edition is a personal one and something many parents dread. Our soon to be seventeen year old is getting her very first car and my other half is already snapping with worry. This is also the year where I'm (celebrating?) eighteen … [Read more...]

Quentin trouble at the BBC

I’d like to get one thing straight first off, MTI quite likes Quentin Willson. I won’t go as far as to say we’re best mates with him but some of our “people” met him (even though Quentin didn’t actually realise it) at the recent Automotive Management Used Car Conference at The Birmingham Motorcycle Museum and found him to be a thoroughly decent … [Read more...]

Saying goodbye to company car insurance

With the current economic climate, many people will have found company benefits such as company cars severely cut back, while many more have been made redundant and currently face having no vehicle … [Read more...]

Bargain of the Week – Citroen C2 VTR

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Teens driving us up the wall (and themselves down the cinema)

Last Sunday our daughter turned seventeen, we knew it was coming, we knew she would no longer want cheesy "Happy Birthday" songs, or fluffy animals, or a pink Princess cake, or balloon parties, for us she would always be about five! … [Read more...]

Is that car a write-off?

As used car values tumble and the credit crunch bites, buyers need to be aware of the term 'Insurance write-off' as recent reports suggest a significant rise in vehicle write-offs in the last 5-10 years which will only continue to grow in current conditions. … [Read more...]

Average car insurance tops £500

The average price of car insurance has topped £500 for the first time since it launched a cost survey in June 2005, according to Sainsbury’s Finance. In the year from July 2007 to June 2008 an average premium was 5.8% higher – £514.36 compared with £486.13. … [Read more...]

Car insurance for teens is hard work

What a pain it can be to get first time insurance for 17/18 year old kids. I hear horror stories everyday about the massive cost of insuring first time drivers, often only 3rd party and sometimes up to 5 times the value of the car! However there are some winners; I know some people who finally managed to get insurance for their son … [Read more...]

Save money on your car insurance

We motorists are getting squeezed ever tighter on a daily basis so the more ways we can find to ease the pain the better. When you come to renew your car insurance, guess what? It's going to have gone up! With that in mind follow these tips and you could save a lot of money! … [Read more...]

Car Insurance

The car insurance market is becoming increasingly competitive year on year, which is good news for you and me. There are however, still some things that your potential insurer won't go out of their way to tell you. Here are 10 ‘car insurance secrets’ that could help you lower your premiums. … [Read more...]