MoneySaving Poll: How likely are you to switch when a hot deal ends?

Poll started 9 December 2014

How likely are you to switch when a hot deal ends?

From broadband to 0% cards, many of the best deals are short-lived, then you pay more. We want to find out which products you’re most likely to switch once the initial good deal ends.

Please ONLY ANSWER FOR PRODUCTS YOU HAVE/HAVE HAD RECENTLY... and base it on what you actually do, not what you'd like to think you do.

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  • joansheng
    joansheng Forumite Posts: 18 Forumite
    I always do this for home insurance and balance transfer credit cards. I change home insurers every year. This year I changed to Policy Expert at a premium of £161 but with £79 cashback through This brought my premium for buildings and contents, with accidental damage on both, down to just £82. I think this is the most I have paid in the last 8 years but I did up it to include accidental damage and lower my excess to £100.
    I have also paid off £12,000 credit card debt on 0%balance transfers that my abusive ex left me with. Not bad for a disabled pensioner on pension credit.

    Much of this success has been thanks to the excellent advice of MSE and completing an Open University course on Personal Finance.The only debt I have left is £22,000 on my ten year fixed mortgage which has 2 years left to run. It was £39,000 but I have been overpaying as much as I can manage.

    I would advise anyone, whether in financial difficulties or not, take control of your own money. Listen to Martin, to Mrs Moneypenny, read the personal finance pages of the broadsheets and learn to save your own money and stop banks, insurance companies and utility companies stealing our money by default. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
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  • Consumerist
    Consumerist Forumite Posts: 6,304
    Part of the Furniture 1,000 Posts Name Dropper
    edited 18 December 2014 at 2:35PM
    This the second poll I have not been able to vote in. I get a message saying that javascript must be enabled to vote.

    I have Firefox 34.0.5 with the Noscript add-on - even allowing all scripts globally, I am unable to vote.

    Anyone else having this problem - or is it just me?

    Ok. Problem solved. I also needed to disable AdblockPlus.
    >:)Warning: In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
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