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12 November 2014
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Four Million People Want to Enter World of Online Banking

Millions of Brits who have not used online banking so far would be interested in trying it out, new research from the Payments Council has revealed. The report – titled Supporting People Interested in Using Online Banking – found that 78% of UK adults could potentially use online banking. Seven of ten people who could […]


10 November 2014
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Nearly Half of Brits Have Fibbed About Their Finances

Nearly half of British adults have told some financial white lies, with a partner the one most likely to be on the receiving end, new research has revealed. Some 48% of adults have fibbed about finances with 15% admitting they were most likely to do it to their partner as they wanted to hide something. […]


7 November 2014
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News

Prepaid Card Firm Turns to Voice Biometrics for Security

Prepaid credit card firm UniRush has signed an agreement with voice biometrics firm Enacomm which will involve both authentication and customer service experience. UniRush’s RushCard will be implementing Enacomm’s eKBA mobilized authentication, which uses voice biometrics and mobile knowledge-based authentication. “RushCard revolutionized the payments industry as one of the first prepaid cards,” said Enacomm CEO Michael […]


6 November 2014
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News

Retirees with Interest Only Mortgages Face Tough Decisions

More than half a million people aged over 50 years could be forced to sell their properties to pay off interest only mortgages, new research has suggested. Saga Personal Finance has suggested that many people are facing the burden of mortgage debt as they enter retirement – and some of them have no way of […]


5 November 2014
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Nearly Two Thirds Of Holidaymakers Use Debit Cards Abroad – A Third Don’t Check Charges

According to a new report on debit and credit card spending abroad, spending on debit cards is worse than spending on credit cards.  Responding to this new investigation, leading payments innovator, Ukash, which this year launched the Travel Money Prepaid Mastercard® card, reveals the findings of its own research into the spending behaviours of Brits […]


4 November 2014
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Travel Guides

Krakow Named Best City Break Location in Europe

The historic Polish city of Krakow has been named as the best city in Europe in a recent pool by Which? Travel magazine. Poland’s second largest city – behind only the capital Warsaw – can trace its roots back to the Stone Age and achieved an overall score of 94% in the poll. All 47 […]


31 October 2014
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UK Consumer Confidence at Seven Year High

Consumer confidence in the UK improved again in the third quarter according to insight firm Nielsen; marking a third consecutive rise of three points. The UK Consumer Confidence Index hit 93 in the third quarter of 2014, a high point last seen in the same period of 2007. Despite the improvements there is still some […]


30 October 2014
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News

Third of Brits are Left Shocked by Post Holiday Bank Statements

As bank and credit card statements come in from Summer breaks, one holidaymaker breathes a sigh of relief The last month has probably already brought some summer holidaymakers back to earth with a bump as bank and credit card statements highlight additional charges for currency conversions and ATM withdrawals. But one UK holidaymaker who managed […]


29 October 2014
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Lloyds Bank Research Suggests Saving is Getting Easier

Seven in ten people in full time employment have at least a quarter of their monthly income left over once bills and essential items are paid off, according to new research. The data from Lloyds Bank suggests people are finding it easier to save funds and accumulate money for discretionary spending. The study was based […]


27 October 2014
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News

€51.70 – the Difference Between the Best and Worst Ways to buy Euros

The latest research from the Ukash Travel Money Prepaid Mastercard® card reveals that families could lose as much as €51.70 for every £500 they spend on buying euros for their holidays. Ukash is urging families to think ahead and organise their foreign currency so that they can get the best spend for their pound. Ukash […]

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