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PPI Claims: A Brief History

PPI Claims

Mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) has become the most complained about product in the history of UK banking and is set to cost the banks over £30 billion! This long running saga, began in 1998 when Which? Magazine first identified PPI as being a poor value product, prompting the Citizens Advice Bureau to launch an investigation in PPI – what …

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Quick Facts About Payday Loans


Payday lending is very popular nowadays and there is no surprise why – this is one of the most convenient way of borrowing and the one actually that is available to all applicants with little exception to their credit score or other issues. At the present moment the industry is very diverse and there are many lenders operating both in …

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Top 6 Most Popular UK Loans

6 Most Popular Loans

A guide to the top six types of loans you can get in the UK depending on your needs and credit history status. See at a glance the differences between each type of loan, what they are suitable for and things to consider. via solution-loans.co.uk

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How To Dispute Credit Report Errors For Free


Did you know that as many as 1 in 3 Americans have errors or mistakes on their credit reports? You have the right to be free of errors on your credit report. Learn how to correct these these errors and restore your credit today! via fairdebtlawyers.com

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What stops people buying insurance online


We recently carried out an independent survey on people’s insurance buying habits and one thing that flagged up was just how different attitudes are between male and female purchasers. This is the resultant infographic. via speedieconsulting.co.uk

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8 Ways to Lower Your Utility Bill


No one enjoys spending money on their utility bills and we’re always looking for ways to save. Did you know that having your ceiling fan run constantly can add about $7 to your total utility bill? Also by using cold water when doing laundry, you can save up to $3 a month too! This infographic dives into saving tips to …

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How To Choose a Wealth Manager


Choosing the right wealth manager is important, because financial health and future stability will ultimately define the quality of your life. A good investment consultant has your interests at heart and strives to achieve the best results for you. How to identify a knowledgeable person, who is able and willing to grow your wealth? This is not an easy task. …

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The Cost of Bad Credit


Is it worth it to improve your credit score? It all comes down to money. You will pay more money for vehicle and home purchases if you have a poor credit score. You will spend more of your hard-earned cash on interest than you’d like to believe. But don’t take those statements at face value. The following examples will demonstrate …

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Pulling Yourself Out of The Debt Burden is no Miracle


Pulling out of debt requires the borrower to follow a specific strategy. It can’t happen all of a sudden. Debt arises due to a number causes like unemployment, gambling, disability, lawsuits and so on. Likewise, the borrower needs to follow a few good steps to come out of debt. He might need to see a credit counselor and follow a …

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How to buy bitcoins in the UK


Buying bitcoins in the UK is now safe and easy thanks to Coinfloor Market and professional bitcoin Brokers. Coinfloor Market allows you to buy bitcoins quickly with a UK bank transfer from the most reliable sellers in the UK. via coinfloor.co.uk

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Zen Assets Vs Traditional Players


Zen Assets is an automated investment management service based in London, UK. This infographic explains why investors should choose Zen Assets over conventional incumbents, such as banks, big wealth management firms and online brokers. Our main benefits include, but are not limited to, professional unbiased advice, greater transparency about fees, better accessibility of the service and lower cost. The company …

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5 myths about your credit score


If you’re hoping to improve your credit score, learning exactly how the system works is the first step. Understanding the truth about what impacts your credit score will help you plan to reach your goals. In this infographic, Community First Credit Union dispels five popular myths about credit ratings. via communityfirstfl.org

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The True Cost of Divorce in America


No one ever said that going through a divorce is easy. Not only does it affect the parties separating, but also impacts family members, particularly any kids that the divorcing couple might have. The process can take years, and cost a lot of money – and that’s not even touching on the emotional upheaval that the family will go through …

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Stress by Debt


From sleepless nights to suicide. A data driven graphic representing over 40,000 Americans suffering with stress and anxiety because of their debt. via financing-usa.com

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What is a credit score?


What exactly is a credit score, and why is it so important? If you’ve been unlucky enough to be turned down for a mortgage, loan or a credit card limit increase, don’t panic – you’re not alone. For many people, this is the first time they learn that they even have a credit score, let alone be told that their …

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ECOnomic Benefits of the Feed-in Tariff Scheme


Using information from Ofgem and the UK Government we take you through several reasons why installing the latest eco-friendly technologies in your home can help you lower your household bills. Utilising technologies such as solar panels can help you benefit financially (from the feed-in tariff scheme) while also helping to secure a brighter future for our planet. via adept.uk.com

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What Could The Total American Household Debt Purchase


American Consumer Household Debt totaled $11,740,000,000,000 in 2014. Yes, that is $11.74 TRILLION! Americans don’t seem to fully comprehend this number, therefore, we have created the infographic below to help our fellow Americans visually understand the enormity of consumer household debt. We found some of the most expensive things that money can buy, and then the amount of times we …

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Life Insurance Over 50, 60, 70 or 80 Years Old


As we age, life insurance becomes more difficult and costly to obtain. However, most people don’t realize that life insurance can be a very important part of a financial plan for those over 50 years old. Our infographic shows that during different age groups, both premium and insurance types can vary. We provide information to help senior citizens with their …

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Where do happiest bank customers live?


Why do bank customers living in some areas of the country, seem to be happier than living in the others? Why 5 East Coast states are leading the rating of customer complaints? See an interesting infographic by CardsMix. via cardsmix.com

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Retirement? You’re having a laugh – The Royle Family


In the second of a four part series, My Retirement Options continues to look at how some of the UK’s best loved sitcom stars would be coping financially in retirement. As the pension reforms approach, we head to Manchester to see how The Royle Family might be coping with their retirement income. Never ones for living a lavish lifestyle – …

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Retirement? You’re having a laugh – Del Boy Trotter


Ever wondered how your favourite sitcom characters would be dealing with their retirement? My Retirement Options have been trying to figure out whether our beloved UK TV characters would be able to continue the lifestyles we saw on our screens into retirement. First in a series of four, we look at whether wheeling and dealing Derek ‘Del Boy’ Trotter (of …

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