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30 May 2014
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Winners Announced at Prepaid365 Awards 2014

Prepaid365, the UK’s leading dedicated prepaid card comparison site, announced the winners of the Prepaid365 Awards 2014 sponsored by Optimal Payments, recognising best in class prepaid providers across various niches including Travel, General Spend, Money Transfer, Gaming, Online Shopping, Rewards and Youth, across the UK and beyond. Launched in 2009, the 6th Edition of the […]


28 May 2014
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How can Prepaid Payroll Cards Benefit Company Employees?

Keeping a tight grip on operating costs is essential to ensuring that businesses can continue to balance the books against an ever-changing marketplace. Utilising pre-paid payroll cards to distribute employees’ wages is one such way that firms can save on costs, while streamlining their payroll process. With wages loaded directly onto a company-branded prepaid payroll […]


23 May 2014
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Choosing Between The Plastics – What You Need to Know

There is no longer a need to use cash for every transaction – now there are debit, credit and prepaid options, but how do you choose between them? The plastic options provide a different approach to money, increasing the ease at which it can be managed and transferred. Choice is a great thing for many […]


22 May 2014
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eBay Hacking Highlights Need to Guard Against Identity Theft

In the wake of the eBay hacking that saw the world’s largest online security breach, thoughts must now turn to what can be done to protect ourselves from identity theft. Some 233 million eBay users across the globe – including an estimated 15 million from Britain – could now be at risk. It is thought […]


21 May 2014
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Using a Prepaid Travel Card to Avoid Translation Woe

Many Brits abroad struggle with language barriers when on holiday, according to new research that suggests a lot is ‘lost in translation’. Research carried out by OnePoll on behalf of AA Financial Services discovered that one in five people has a ‘lost in translation moment’ on holiday that led to a tricky situation. Furthermore, one […]


20 May 2014
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Rising Inflation Highlights Need for Careful Money Management

The UK inflation rate rose for the first time in ten months during April, pushed up by higher fares for travel and the cost of fuel. The Consumer Price Index rose to 1.8% in April according to the Office for National Statistics – up from 1.6% the previous month. According to the ONS, the timing […]


19 May 2014
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BoE Boss Warns of Intervention to Control House Prices

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has suggested the Bank could act to curb mortgage lending in order to allay fears that the housing market could threaten economic recovery. Such a move would mean that people are unable to take out mortgages that are worth many times their salary when they want to purchase new […]


16 May 2014
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Travel Guides

Top Five City Breaks For a Summer Getaway

Many people think of summer holidays as being trips to far-flung destinations where hot weather and miles of glorious, golden beaches are available in abundance. But there’s plenty more opportunities to see the world’s finest culture, history and architecture while still enjoying the great outdoors. City breaks represent an escape route from working life in […]


15 May 2014
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Planning For This Summer’s World Cup – How You Could Save

With just under a month to go until the big kick-off in Brazil this summer, many people will already be considering where to watch the big games. While pubs and sports bars may be popular choices, hosting the games among friends and family could be a much cheaper option. Not only does this provide an […]


14 May 2014
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Using a Prepaid Card for Teens to Teach Financial Awareness

At a young age, many people have very little concept of monetary value, as this is often developed during their teenage years. Pocket money, allowances and paper rounds can all produce spending power, but teaching children what to do with their money remains essential. Given that financial education will soon be a part of the […]

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