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28 February 2014
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Gambling While Staying Protected with Prepaid Cards

Gambling is becoming a larger part of British society, with an estimated six million people choosing to do so online every single month. But with this habit comes a danger, as credit card details are entered on various online sites, opening up the possibility of fraud. In cases where credit cards are linked to bank […]


27 February 2014
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Travel Guides

The T20 Cricket World Cup – A Brief Travel Guide

For cricket fans across the globe, March sees the return of one of the sport’s most loved spectacles – the T20 Cricket World Cup. The world’s best teams and best players congregate in one place, to fight it out for the title of global champions in the shortened format of the game. This year’s competition […]


26 February 2014
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Taking Care with Phone Apps – Lessons from Nobinet Fine

Social media users of Facebook and Tumblr could be set for refunds after an application from Nobinet was found to contain misleading information. The application promised users that it would enable them to see who had viewed their profiles, whereas it actually redirected them to a competition page, promising a great deal of prizes. When […]


25 February 2014
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Where is the Credit Card Rejection Capital of the UK?

As the country recovers from the financial crisis, more and more people are considering credit as an option. Unfortunately though, a whopping 61% of those applying for cards in the last year were turned down, according to a study by TotallyMoney. That represents an increase of 2% on the previous year, although there is considerable […]


24 February 2014
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Take Advantage of a Stronger Pound – an Easter Getaway Beckons!

The strengthening of the pound against several other major currencies suggests that the time could be right to consider an Easter getaway. Half term is barely over but many families – and school children especially – will already be looking forward to the next opportunity for some time off. This is reflected by figures from […]


21 February 2014
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Green Energy Record Highlights Popularity of Crowdfunding

Abundance Generation – a crowdfunding platform for renewable energy investment – has set new records after raising more than £200,000 in just four days. It shows the popularity of raising funds in such fashion, with investors able to invest as little as £5 in renewable energy projects. The latest project – REG High Down – […]


20 February 2014
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The Return of Formula 1 – Get Racing in 2014

The Formula 1 Racing Championships returns in March and the opening destinations for competition are some of the most spectacular circuits across the globe. 19 tracks will witness some of the finest drivers battling it out for the Constructor’s Championship, with two new venues added to the 2014 calendar. Races will occur in Russia – […]


19 February 2014
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Assessing Savings Options – Do Poor Rates Make it Worthwhile?

Even though the rate of inflation is down to 1.9%, finding saving accounts that negate the impact of tax and inflation remains difficult for consumers. According to Moneyfacts, there are only 31 non-ISA accounts on the market that can effectively do this, out of a total of 627. Given that beating the Consumer Price Index […]


18 February 2014
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News

The Future Beckons? Robocoin Bitcoin ATMs Ready to Launch in US

Bitcoin trading could soon happen on the high street, as Robocoin has unveiled plans to install bitcoin ATMs in the United States. The company has already launched a bitcoin ATM in Vancouver, Canada and plans to begin operating one in Calgary later on this month as well. But it is the plans for Europe and […]


17 February 2014
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News
Travel Guides

Looking Beyond Cairo…the Appeal of Egypt as a Holiday Destination

In recent months, Egypt has hit the headlines for all of the wrong reasons thanks to scenes of chaos on the streets of Cairo. But beyond the lure of the capital lies a country that is steeped in culture and history – from the great pyramids and tombs to the spectacular sights along the banks […]

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