Banking

Paper Checks – Headed for the Shredder?

Who still writes paper checks? Technological advancements in online banking are close to cutting off the need for paper checks permanently. At the same time, plenty of consumers still rely on the written vouchers for their payments. It may be that the industry has to wait for the
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5 questions to ask any financial planner before parting with your money

Using a skilled financial planner is a great way to increase your investment returns, and build and sustain a successful portfolio. It can be tricky to find one who is worthy of managing your money. There’s so many of them out there, but not all are capable of helping you reap
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A Local Bank for Local People

No, don’t worry – nothing quite as scary as The League of Gentlemen here! No, instead, we’re going to be talking a little about something much more pleasant – the new advert from that trusty old banking brand, TSB. Think of a few different banking ads – they’re all the sam
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Having the Right Amounts in the Right Accounts

Creating a sense of financial security can be a delicate balancing act. Many consumers are laden with credit card debt, and this can add a degree of difficulty to the process. Knowing how much to save and where does not have to be rocket science. www.ratesupermarket.ca can help
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Money Transfers or Send Money Online? That is the question

In 2008 the BBC commissioned a £6m computer system to monitor foreign radio and television traffic and turn it into written English.  Being a quasi-governmental project it had to have a pedantic designation; the “Specialised open source collection re-versioning archiving
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The pros and cons of an IVA

When people have a significant amount of debt, it may be that they are offered the possibility of taking out an IVA (Individual Voluntary Arrangement) as an alternative to bankruptcy.
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How to manage your money at University

Being a student at University and trying to juggle classes, paying rent, the cost of living and so on can be rather tricky, especially when you are on a tight budget. Here are a few great tips on how to manage your money in the best way possible and still have a few pounds to
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Reasons to check your credit report

Your credit report is the window into your financial state and the thing that most financial institutions will need to review in order to make decisions regarding lending you money or giving you credit. It is for this reason that you need to know what is on your credit report.
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Should you remortgage your home?

Some people get tricked into remortgaging their homes, but it is not always necessary to do this. They get told that the interest rate could drop and that they should not be tied to a fixed rate. Here is some information that can help you decide if you should remortgage or not.
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How To Claim Back Your PPI

The mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) caused disaster in the United Kingdom in the past, when over one hundred thousand claims were dealt with by the Financial Ombudsman.
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