People lend and borrow money with each other, sidestepping the banks. The lender sets the amount of money they are willing to lend, the rate and the length of time.
Financial Advice & Comparison
Work out your finances with this site launched by Channel 4. Find info on loans, credit cards, mortgages, pensions and bills. There are also tips on how to save money, jargon dictionary, Rich-O-Meter and more...
Forums helping people with their consumer rights. Info on reclaiming bank charges, debt problems, parking and traffic offences, utility companies, retail stores, landlord and tenant issues and other consumer issues.
Independent company providing impartial and unbiased comparisons aimed at saving you money. Compare loans, credit cards, mortgages, current accounts, savings, debt solutions, business finance, shares, pensions, travel money.
There are also sections relating to motoring, gas and electricity etc
Compare car, house, travel, life insurance. You submit your details and requirements and they do the leg work. The other areas they cover are finance, motoring and utilities.
A UK focused money saving and wealth management type site. As the MoneySavingExpert name suggests, much of the site is dedicated to saving you money by finding the best deals and beating the system, but there is a wealth of information on all sorts of topics.
Compare prices and do comparisons for personal loans, credit cards, car insurance, broadband, mobile phones. Also compare gas and electricity prices, and see how much you can save by switching energy provider.
The Motley Fool - compare credit cards, mortgages, loans, savings accounts and insurance. Includes advice on picking stocks, investing for retirement, and dealing with personal finance decisions.
Information from the FSA, the UK's financial watchdog. The useful tools include product comparators, financial healthcheck, as well as budget, loan, pension and mortgage calculators.
Financial comparison site, with useful financial tools and content for users to compare financial products. Includes loans, credit cards, mortgages, bank accounts and money saving tips.