Money & Finance

Money & Finance
What to do When Interest Rates Start to Rise

UK interest rates have been astoundingly low since 2008. But given the recent rapid increase in inflation interest rates are likely to rise....

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Amanda Gillam 18th November, 2021
What are the implications of a cashless society?

Covid-19 has accelerated the UK's move towards a cashless society. The benefits seem clear, but some people will potentially suffer....

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Alex Hartley 3rd November, 2021
How to Invest in Cryptocurrencies, But How Safe Are They?

Is buying cryptocurrencies an investment or a gamble? If you are prepared to risk your money then how do you buy a cryptocurrency?...

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Alex Hartley 18th October, 2021
The Top Financial Scams of 2021 and How to Avoid Them

"A fool and their money are easily parted" is the old saying. Here's what to look out for & how to avoid scams that aim to steal your wealth....

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Alex Hartley 25th August, 2021
Should I repay my student loan early?

Does it make financial sense to repay your student loan early? Student loans are not like other debt so the answer is "it depends"....

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Alex Hartley 20th December, 2020
The Success of the Illegal Money Lending Team

The Illegal Money Lending Team is an unsung success. They target loan sharks and help protect all of us from their illegal practices....

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Alex Hartley 16th November, 2020
The Rise of UK Credit Deserts

Is your area becoming a credit desert? The UK has 29 places where people who need credit simply can't get it at affordable rates....

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Alex Hartley 23rd March, 2020
PPI August 29th deadline is approaching – Apply Urgently

£35bn of PPI compensation has already been paid out. But a final deadline for claims is August 29th 2019. If you haven't claimed then this is how you do it....

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Amanda Gillam 14th August, 2019
Money & Happiness: What makes people happiest, and what role does money play?

Scientists studying what makes people happy have worked out how much of your happiness is down to money. Find out how much and how to be happier....

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Alex Hartley 7th August, 2019
2019’s Best Money Management Apps

It' easier than ever to manage your money and budgeting on the go with clever apps. Here are 7 of the best money management apps available today....

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Amanda Gillam 31st July, 2019
The Risk of Trying to Get Credit Through Social Media Ads or Chats

Who do you turn to to help you find a loan? Would you trust the recommendation of someone you've only ever met on social media? You need to be more careful!...

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Alex Hartley 17th June, 2019
How the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) can and can’t protect you

For many forms of saving you are protected up to £85,000 thanks to the FSCS and EU law. But there are exceptions to this protection you need to be aware of....

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Amanda Gillam 23rd May, 2019


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