Archives for May 2009

Cavity wall insulation

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X-Ray production team X-Ray production team | 19:34 UK time, Wednesday, 27 May 2009

X-Ray discovers that the government's advice to insulate our homes doesn't suit everyone.

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Pyramid schemes: update

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X-Ray production team X-Ray production team | 19:32 UK time, Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Since November 2008 X-Ray has warned viewers about an illegal pyramid scheme operating in South Wales.

The Give & Take scheme started in Bristol in 2008 but by Christmas we'd gathered evidence that dozens of people in the Chepstow and Caldicot area were buying into the classic pyramid scheme.

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Max Your Cash: Gardening

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X-Ray production team X-Ray production team | 19:31 UK time, Wednesday, 27 May 2009

With the weatherman promising a bumper summer, most of us are looking forward to spending a bit more time in the garden.

But if you are planning to brush up your back yard, do you have to dig deep in your wallets as well as your flowerbeds?

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Living on cash

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X-Ray production team X-Ray production team | 19:31 UK time, Wednesday, 27 May 2009

For most of us, credit cards are an easy way to pay for life's necessities and the occasional treat. But with credit card debt in the UK topping £53 billion many of us are keen to rein in that spending.

One of our viewer's panel, the X-Ray 100, agreed to give it a try.

Helen Williams from Pengam near Blackwood is a self confessed shopaholic who loves trawling the high street for clothes and shoes and she just can't resist a bargain.

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