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29 September 2014
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News

Chancellor Scraps 55% ‘Death Tax’ on Pension Funds

Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled plans to scrap the 55% tax on pension funds when somebody dies from April next year. It means people with defined contribution pension savings will no longer have to consider the tax and will have the freedom to pass it on to any nominated beneficiary upon death. Around 320,000 people […]


25 September 2014
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News

Sourcing Holiday Destinations: Brits Think Outside the Box

Deciding upon a holiday destination that makes the entire family happy can often be a tricky task, but it seems Brits are exploring more avenues than ever to find their holiday hot spots. New research from ABTA has revealed the many different sources that holidaymakers consider when searching for inspiration. A multi-channel approach is now […]


23 September 2014
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News

Online Shopping Deliveries to Top 1.35 Billion By 2018

Online shopping deliveries topped the one billion mark in 2013, and will reach 1.35 billion by 2018, according to new research. The growth highlights the growing dependence on the online marketplace to buy goods, both in the UK and in other countries across the globe. According to Barclays’ Retail and Transport & Logistics banking sector […]


19 September 2014
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News

Tips for Cutting Energy Costs as Winter Approaches

Winter is typically the period when household energy usage goes up, so as summer draws to a close for another year, what can be done in preparation? Saving on gas and electricity can help ease the financial burden and can provide a little extra money for the festive season. There are a number of approaches […]


17 September 2014
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News

Gaming Responsibly With Prepaid Cards

Online gambling has really taken off in the past few years, with many of the major bookmakers now offering various online services to meet an ever growing demand. Around six million people now visit sites every single month, seemingly giving little consideration to who they share their credit or debit card details with when online. […]


16 September 2014
Category:
Card Launch
News

LAUNCH ALERT: Ukash Travel Money Prepaid Card Reviewed on Prepaid365

Prepaid365 are delighted to announce that the Ukash Travel Money Prepaid MasterCard was reviewed and launched on Prepaid365 earlier today. Backed by the UK’s leading online cash payment provider and 4 time winner of the Queens Award, the Ukash Prepaid Travel Money Card is available in EURO and USD and promises the very best rates this summer! […]


15 September 2014
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News

Santander Turns to Mobile Applications to Help Students

The use of mobile technology to help manage finances has been increasingly popular lately and now Santander has decided to get in on the act. The Bank has launched a new mobile banking app to help students – and anyone else for that matter –keep an eye on their funds. SmartBank is a free mobile […]


11 September 2014
Category:
Travel Guides

Experiencing the Orient: Your Guide To Formula 1 In The Far East

The end of September and start of October represent two very important days in the Formula 1 calendar – the time when the racing event visits Singapore and Japan. On its journey around the globe, the Grand Pix season offers plenty of excitement and drama, and this is certainly the case in the Far East. […]


9 September 2014
Category:
Travel Guides

What You Need to Know About the Munich Oktoberfest

It is an event renowned – and indeed replicated – across the world and it is certainly an experience for anyone who visits. The Munich Oktoberfest is the world’s largest funfair, running for 16 days until the first weekend in October (unless it falls on the 1st or 2nd, in which case it lasts a […]


5 September 2014
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News

Bank of England Votes to Keep Interest Rates Down

The Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England has voted to keep interest rates at a record low for at least another month. The current rate of 0.5% has been in place for five years and no change in the immediate future appears likely. Despite an improving economic climate and two of the nine […]

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