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31 January 2014
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Fraud Warnings as US Scam on Route to UK

Consumers with credit and debit cards across the UK have been warned to be on their guard against a scam that has struck repeatedly across America. It is believed that the £5.95 credit card scam could be set for British shores and now a major US consumer protection group is urging everyone to be careful. […]


30 January 2014
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News

Managing Business Expenses With a Prepaid Card

All businesses have to deal with a certain degree of expenses, from the smallest family or individually run stores to the largest multinational companies. From software and travel, any additional cost incurred by an employee needs to be reimbursed. So, what is the best way to go about doing this? One way is to get […]


29 January 2014
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News
Travel Guides

The Winter Olympics in Sochi – a Brief Travel Guide

The Winter Olympics for 2014 are a little over a week away and as the world’s finest athletes prepare to compete, what do you need to know about Sochi? If you’ve got tickets or are considering visiting the city, there a few pointers that might help you get around. The Russian city is on the […]


28 January 2014
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News

Time Running out for Self Assessment Tax Return Submission

With the deadline for self assessment tax returns looming, around 2.5 million people are still yet to submit their personal form. The deadline for submission is the end of the week, and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have revealed that a large number of returns still need to be filed. Approximately 8.3 million have been […]


27 January 2014
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News

A Different Approach to Business Crowdfunding

In a change to the usual processes of crowdfunding, a British website is taking a different approach by launching a fund for members of the public to donate to. The plan will see people leave the decision of where exactly their money goes in the hands of a professional. This should mean that educated financial […]


24 January 2014
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News

Mortgage Lending at Highest Level Since Recession Began

December borrowing was up 49% on the previous year according to industry figures, with demand for fixed rate mortgages especially prevalent. The surge in new mortgage lending was experienced by bands and building societies alike, with an estimated £17 billion lent during the last month. According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, gross lending in […]


23 January 2014
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News
Travel Guides

Travelling to Super Bowl XLVIII – Tackle your Travel Money First!

The biggest event in the American sporting calendar is nearly upon us, so what exactly do fans need to know if they’re preparing for a journey to New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII? As the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks prepare to go head to head in the MetLife Stadium, it is the first time […]


22 January 2014
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News

Prepaid365 Awards 2014 – Call for Entries Announced

Prepaid365, the UK’s leading dedicated prepaid card portal, announced the call for entries for the 6th edition of the Prepaid365 Awards 2014 sponsored by Optimal Payments. The submission deadline for entries into the 2014 awards is . The Prepaid365 Awards were launched in 2009 with the aim of giving consumers a voice within prepaid, and the 6th […]


21 January 2014
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News

Crowdfunding for Business Success

Money raised by entrepreneurs via crowdfunding has topped the £1 billion mark in the past two years, according to the latest figures. As a result many businesses have had a solid foundation on which to build and develop, helped by the continued growth of crowdfunding as a concept. The number of websites on both sides […]


20 January 2014
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News

Managing Overseas Spending – What to Look out for

When you are overseas, hidden charges for withdrawing money or for using debit or credit cards can quickly add up. Watching out for these types of charges can save a considerable sum, especially since some of the major lenders have scrapped their accounts that offered free overseas spending. Metro Bank has announced it will start […]

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