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....By analysing large amounts of data and looking for patterns, activity which might not otherwise be visible to human analysts can be identified. One common application of this ability is in the fight against debit and credit card fraud. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Without public key cryptography, anyone would be able to read your messages, see your passwords and copy your credit card details. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Watch a queue of shoppers for a minute and they will be preparing to pay in very different ways. Some will pull out a debit or credit card ready to put in a reader. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Just 35% of Egyptians have access to a credit card, according to Mastercard, and more than 90% of all financial transactions are in cash. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Apple prevents developers from identifying specific iPhones for privacy reasons, arguing that a phone that is completely wiped and resold should have no links to its previous owner; to that end, in 2012, the company stopped allowing apps on its App Store to access information like the “Unique Device Identifier” (UDID) and similar identifying information. But in an effort to prevent a particular type of fraud in China, where scammers load up stolen credit cards to make fake rides before wiping the phone and repeating the process, Uber broke Apple’s rules, according to a New York Times profile of Kalanick. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....PhD student Pooya Ghoddousi, one of its founders, has also had his account closed. “I received a letter from the bank telling me that my accounts and credit card will be closed in two months. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Reflecting tighter household budgets, retail sales volumes suffered their biggest drop in seven years over the opening months of 2017, dragging on the overall economy rather than acting as a driver of growth as they usually do. In other signs of the strains on consumers, there has been an increase in borrowing on credit cards while a key measure of what households have available to save has hit a record low. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The Bank of England, which took over the regulation of banks after the crash, has said it is getting uncomfortable with the growing volume of cheap credit rolled out by the financial sector. So far it has excluded mortgages from its list of potential problem areas, preferring to focus on credit cards and car loans. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... There was a further £100m in unspecified misconduct charges. Horta-Osório is facing speculation that he will leave once the taxpayer stake has been completely sold but he said he was happy at the bank, which is in the throes of taking over credit card company MBNA. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Under the current set-up, Lloyds’ leadership in UK retail banking is assured as far as the eye can see. It is big in all the main activities – current accounts, mortgages, retail deposits, loans to small businesses – and is filling the only obvious gap by boosting its credit card operation with the addition of the MBNA book. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:05:04 PM
....Watch a queue of shoppers for a minute and they will be preparing to pay in very different ways. Some will pull out a debit or credit card ready to put in a reader. ...
Will Horta-Osório enjoy Lloyds' plain sailing or will he jump ship? | Nils Pratley image
....Under the current set-up, Lloyds’ leadership in UK retail banking is assured as far as the eye can see. It is big in all the main activities – current accounts, mortgages, retail deposits, loans to small businesses – and is filling the only obvious gap by boosting its credit card operation with the addition of the MBNA book. ...
Lloyds profits double to £1.3bn despite PPI and fraud payouts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 06:33:22 AM
.... There was a further £100m in unspecified misconduct charges. Horta-Osório is facing speculation that he will leave once the taxpayer stake has been completely sold but he said he was happy at the bank, which is in the throes of taking over credit card company MBNA. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:12:43 PM
.... . Just 35% of Egyptians have access to a credit card, according to Mastercard, and more than 90% of all financial transactions are in cash. ...
Average 50-something 'OWES more in debts than they have in savings' image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
. Excluding mortgage debt, the average person aged between 50 and 59 owes £4,641 from borrowing such as credit cards loans and overdrafts, according to the research from Nationwide Financial Planning. ...
Brexit economy: living standards are falling as the snap election looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 10:38:58 AM
....Reflecting tighter household budgets, retail sales volumes suffered their biggest drop in seven years over the opening months of 2017, dragging on the overall economy rather than acting as a driver of growth as they usually do. In other signs of the strains on consumers, there has been an increase in borrowing on credit cards while a key measure of what households have available to save has hit a record low. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 11:52:29 PM
....By analysing large amounts of data and looking for patterns, activity which might not otherwise be visible to human analysts can be identified. One common application of this ability is in the fight against debit and credit card fraud. ...
Uber broke Apple’s iOS privacy rules and Tim Cook wasn't happy about it image
....Apple prevents developers from identifying specific iPhones for privacy reasons, arguing that a phone that is completely wiped and resold should have no links to its previous owner; to that end, in 2012, the company stopped allowing apps on its App Store to access information like the “Unique Device Identifier” (UDID) and similar identifying information. But in an effort to prevent a particular type of fraud in China, where scammers load up stolen credit cards to make fake rides before wiping the phone and repeating the process, Uber broke Apple’s rules, according to a New York Times profile of Kalanick. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:23 PM
.... . Without public key cryptography, anyone would be able to read your messages, see your passwords and copy your credit card details. ...
Low rates, tight margins: the mortgage market looks worryingly familiar image
....The Bank of England, which took over the regulation of banks after the crash, has said it is getting uncomfortable with the growing volume of cheap credit rolled out by the financial sector. So far it has excluded mortgages from its list of potential problem areas, preferring to focus on credit cards and car loans. ...
UK bank accounts of Iranian customers still being closed, says law firm image
....PhD student Pooya Ghoddousi, one of its founders, has also had his account closed. “I received a letter from the bank telling me that my accounts and credit card will be closed in two months. ...
UK's online shoppers top global spending survey image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:05:25 PM
....This was higher than Norway ($5,400), the US ($4,500) and Australia ($4,000). The association suggested the frequency of debit and credit cards and the ease of delivering items drove online buys. ...
With a whiff of sulphur, George Osborne was gone – but for how long? | Polly Toynbee image
.... He left an even worse balance-of-trade deficit and the lowest productivity among equivalent countries in a house-price-dependent economy with virtually no new housing. Britain had “maxed out its credit card”, he claimed. ...
Credit card with a fingerprint sensor revealed by Mastercard image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 06:38:17 AM
. A payment card featuring a fingerprint sensor has been unveiled by credit card provider Mastercard. ...
Financial watchdog to investigate car finance market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 10:47:47 AM
....That follows a report by the the Bank of England's financial policy committee this month, which highlights the risks form the rapid growth in consumer credit. It found dealership car finance has seen the fastest expansion of consumer credit in recent years, followed by credit cards and personal loans. ...
Goldman Sachs and Bank of America see profits jump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 11:54:29 AM
....Bank of America, which serves some 46 million households, last year was hurt by losses related to property and the energy industry in the first quarter. Those have declined, but the firm said it saw an uptick in credit card losses from the end of 2016. ...
Financial Conduct Authority concerned over personal debt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 09:09:54 AM
.... . Mr Bailey said there had been a big increase in consumer borrowing, such as loans, overdrafts, credit card debt and car finance. ...
Ticketmaster accused of not doing enough to thwart touts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 12:55:39 PM
....Efforts to curb touting have largely focused on the use of bots – automated software used to harvest tickets – a technique that Ticketmaster has taken steps to prevent. However, touts use a variety of other means to purchase tickets, including the use of multiple credit cards to bypass ticket purchase limits. ...
Tenant charged £835 … to scribble a new name on a contract image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 06:00:17 AM
.... It was standard practice in the 1980s and 1990s for tenants to be charged a deposit equal to a month’s rent; for no reason at all (other than greed) it is now typically six weeks, and sometimes two months. There’s even a suggestion that deposits could be simply held on a credit card (the money is “blocked” but not actually taken), in much the same way car rental companies do when hiring out a vehicle. ...
Banks cracking down on lending after borrowing binge, survey finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 12:53:17 PM
Is business starting to get spooked about Donald Trump? | Larry Elliott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 12:36:22 PM
.... Lenders sit up and take notice. The FPC’s concern is that too much unsecured lending is going on: too much credit card debt; too many payday loans; too many cars being bought on attractive-looking finance deals. ...
Uber allegedly used secret program to undermine rival Lyft image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 12:10:45 PM
....For a long time, the company’s feud with Lyft was tied with its endless squabbles with national and local regulators as its biggest source of scandal. In 2014, the Verge alleged a plethora of techniques used to sabotage its rival, including requesting then cancelling rides using burner phones and pre-paid credit cards, as well as pitching Lyft drivers mid-trip to switch their allegiance. ...
The Crusader: Trader falls victim to debt collector trying to get back money owed image
.... . Firms that collect debts due under credit agreements, such as a personal loan, credit card or overdraft, do have to be authorised however by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). ...
Wells Fargo claws back another $75m from former bosses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 04:30:05 PM
....Former boss John Stumpf will give back $28m, while Carrie Tolstedt will lose share options worth $47m. Last year it emerged staff at the bank had set up two million deposit and credit card accounts in customers' names without their approval. ...
Wells Fargo takes back $75m from ex-executives after fake accounts scandal image
.... Both were ultimately unwilling to accept criticism that the bank’s sales-focused business model was failing. The 110-page report has been in the works since September, when Wells acknowledged that its employees opened up to 2m checking and credit card accounts without customers’ authorization. ...
Parents forking out thousands of pounds after children leave the nest image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....More than half of parents (56 per cent) fund this spending from savings and a third (36 per cent) cover the costs from their normal income. But some parents put themselves into debt to help their children, with 6 per cent putting the cost on a credit card, 5 per cent dipping into an overdraft and 3 per cent using a personal loan. ...
Are the wheels about to fall off the credit gravy train? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
....In Threadneedle Street, the alarm bells are ringing. The Bank of England is concerned that consumer spending is underpinned by rising credit card debt, personal loans and car finance deals. ...
WARNING: Free bank accounts to END, warns IMF in yet ANOTHER blow to hard-working Britons image
. Under the current system, most providers offer free banking services, because it provides a platform to sell customers lucrative products such as mortgages, credit cards and loans. ...
The Guardian view on rising personal debt: more prudence please | Editorial image
.... The ratio of personal debt to household income, which fell steadily in the years after the financial crisis, has now again begun to rise. Last week, new figures were published showing February brought the highest increase in credit card debt in 11 years. ...
Speedboat among £5.1m of assets seized in tax fraud investigation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 06:53:57 PM
....”. Dutch prosecutors said the raids, which involved 28 British officers, were launched after the couple withdrew more than €300,000 (£256,000) in cash using credit cards linked to offshore accounts. ...
It's that time of year to spring clean your finances with the help of our expert tips image
....Consider switching unpaid credit or store card debt to a balance transfer card charging zero interest. Nelson says the average credit card charges an APR of a whopping 22. ...
A touch too difficult to get  a refund from Motorola image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 06:00:13 AM
.... Again Motorola has refused, insisting on offering us a repair, which we find unacceptable. We took this up with Tesco Bank, our credit card provider, and tried to make a claim under section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974. ...
Bank still worried about personal lending image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:26:26 AM
....The Bank's continued worries are made clear in the latest minutes of its Financial Policy Committee (FPC). These highlight the growth of credit card, bank loan and car loan borrowing. ...
Bank of England sounds new alarm over consumer credit binge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:21:46 AM
. The Bank of England has flagged up new concerns about the rapid growth in consumer borrowing as Britons rack up debt on credit cards, car purchase schemes and personal loans. ...
Struggling credit card holders could see fees and charges waived image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 10:37:47 AM
. Millions of people languishing under long-term credit card debt could see their charges eased or withdrawn under proposals outlined by the financial watchdog. ...
Credit card interest 'could be waived' for longstanding debt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 06:53:47 AM
....Credit card firms must do more to help millions of customers unable to clear debt, the financial regulator has said. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published proposals that could mean credit card companies cancelling any interest or charges in extreme cases. ...
How Karen Millen lost the battle for her name – and her fortune image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of April 2017 03:00:28 PM
....Millen has not designed clothes for the company that bears her name for well over a decade, yet she remains forever yoked to the business that she started with Stanford in 1981, when she was just 19. “When I hand over my credit card, people will often say: ‘How funny, you have the same name as the shop,’” she said in a recent interview. ...
UK households’ savings fall to record low in warning sign for economy image
.... The last thing our economy needs right now is another consumer debt crisis,” said the TUC general secretary, Frances O’Grady. “But with wage growth stalling and prices rising, many households are having to rely on credit cards and loans to get through the month. ...
Apple wins Australia ruling to retain Apple Pay dominance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 07:46:25 AM
.... . Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, National Australia Bank and Bendigo & Adelaide Bank together command around two-thirds of Australia's credit card market. ...
Wine detective image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 11:00:24 PM
...."A taxi driver then turned up to collect the champagne. and of course a few days later the credit card company refused to pay - the card had been stolen. ...
Mortgage approvals fall as UK consumers rely on credit to keep spending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 12:07:32 PM
. Mortgage approvals fell for the first time in six months in February and consumers became more reliant on their credit cards to keep spending, according to the Bank of England. ...
Suddenly our Diamond holiday has lost its sparkle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:00:22 AM
....com where they can start the process of claiming a refund. “Everyone booked on packages will get a refund on the money they have paid – in some cases this may be through their bank or credit card company and we will give them a letter, which will make any claim straightforward. ...
UK's borrowing binge is worrying the Bank of England image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 02:29:00 PM
.... Households have been on a borrowing binge. Consumer spending is being underpinned by debt, with an increased dependency on personal loans, payday loans, car finance and – in particular – credit cards. ...
UK banks asked to draw up plans to show they are prepared for Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 09:26:41 AM
.... Consumer credit – the single largest slice of UK banks’ balance sheets – has been growing rapidly, by more than 10% year-on-year, initially driven by car finance, the Bank warned. Last year banks had £19bn of impairments on credit cards, compared with £12bn on mortgage loans. ...
Mortgage approvals by banks falls to lowest for three months image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 02:04:09 PM
....6% increase in the amount of consumer credit - or unsecured lending - in the year to February. There was a rise in the amount being borrowed on credit cards, according to the BBA figures, but a fall in the overall size of overdrafts. ...
Opodo charges for its own mistakes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:00:05 AM
....10. The agent accidentally debited my credit card by £2,310 and immediately realised his mistake. ...
Urban spies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:29:02 AM
....And once you enter the transport system you are giving away even more details about yourself. The ticket gate is waiting to swallow your data, via the swipe of a smart card, mobile phone or credit card. ...
Seven ways to teach your kids about money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 06:30:31 AM
.... In reality, the first instalment of a student loan will make the majority feel recklessly rich, and telling them they will probably graduate with a debt of more than £40,000 will mean absolutely nothing. Students tend to be hit on by loads of banks, so explain the difference between an interest-free overdraft and a credit card with 16% APR. ...
Argument with Ikea about its strange logistics come to a head image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
....I asked to cancel and was told this was not possible. I returned to the till to ask for the sum to be refunded to my credit card. ...
'No sex, no politics' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:00:47 AM
...."Whoever extended the invitation, and has made the reservation, pays," he says. To avoid any awkwardness or uncertainty when the bill arrives, Mr Hanson suggests that the inviter goes one stage further, and gives his or her credit card details to the restaurant ahead of the meal. ...
US charges Russian spies over Yahoo breach image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:54:02 PM
....Yahoo was criticised for the delay in informing users about the 2014 breach. The stolen data included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and encrypted passwords, but not credit card data, according to Yahoo. ...
Credit card Britain: Seven out of ten adults have average debts of £6,372  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 04:08:00 PM
. Borrowing through personal loans, overdrafts and credit cards is up five per cent this year to an average £6,372, according to Moneysupermarket. ...
Fast Track to confusion as Argos fails to right a wrong address image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 07:00:25 AM
....In July 2016 my 91-year-old mother moved from Lincoln to Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex. We changed all her addresses for bank and credit cards etc, including her Argos card. ...
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Uber stops using Greyball 'secret program' to dodge regulators image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 05:21:32 AM
....Greyball identified regulators posing as ordinary passengers, by collecting data on the location used when ordering a taxi and determining whether this coincided with government offices. A report by The New York Times found that it also checked credit card information to establish whether the user was linked to an institution or law enforcement authority. ...
Bank of England deputy's slip-up was astonishing – but its reaction was predictable | Nils Pratley image
.... If 10% house price inflation had continued, the UK would have been heading into dangerous waters. The Bank of England’s monetary policymakers, already fretting about the rise in unsecured credit card debt, should be relieved. ...
Budget 2017: The misplaced confidence of the British consumer image
....Credit card debt is at a record. Overall, unsecured debt - which excludes mortgages but includes credit cards, car loans and, notably, personal loans - is rising faster than it has in a decade and amounts to 40% of the average income. ...
Snap and Sorrell are wrong: powerful bosses can become untouchable insiders image
.... PPI, after all, need not have been a scandal. Sold alongside loans and credit cards with a view to ensuring customers could keep up repayments after sudden loss of income (through illness, say) PPI should have provided a sensible safety net for customers. ...
Uber is smart, simple and seductive. But should we still be using it? image
.... But it also has downsides. It emerged last week that Uber had been using geolocation data, credit card details and social media accounts to identify law enforcement officials in US cities running sting operations against it, and ensuring they don’t get picked up by its cars. ...
Uber uses 'secret program' Greyball to hide from regulators image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 10:53:15 AM
....Greyball identified regulators posing as ordinary passengers, by collecting data on the location used when ordering a taxi and determining whether this coincided with government offices. It also checked credit card information to establish whether the user is linked to an institution or law enforcement authority. ...
The Crusader: Customer challenges dealer over £11,000 SECOND-HAND motor’s breakdown image
....One other avenue does offer a ray of hope. He part paid for the car with his Tesco credit card and it is considering his section 75 joint liability claim, working with him about the cost of the items he did not receive at the time of the purchase. ...
Brexit without trade deal would open Pandora's box, says CBI chief image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 06:25:49 PM
....”. “Imagine you’re a German tourist in Edinburgh and you use a credit card to pay for a hotel. ...
AMC, APR, ERC explained: The ridiculous financial acronyms that serve to confuse image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:01:00 AM
....APR . The Annual Percentage Rate allows you to compare like with like on mortgages, credit cards and personal loans by showing the cost over the full term of the deal. ...
Coca-Cola U-turn could help UK catch up on can and bottle recycling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 06:00:20 AM
....“In a way it works like a car rental,” Raal said. “When you rent, you leave your credit card number and when you return the car safe and sound, the reserved money is returned to you fully. ...
PPI still dominates financial ombudsman's in-tray image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 12:14:54 AM
...." . A deadline of June 2019 could be set by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for disgruntled customers to make compensation claims to their banks and credit card issuers about mis-sold PPI policies. ...
Going nowhere as French train tickets are a no-show image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 07:00:03 AM
.... There used to be an excellent and helpful bureau on Piccadilly in London, but now the offices are in Barcelona. In August, I ordered – by phone – rail tickets for use in France in September and was instantly invoiced as I paid by credit card. ...
Former IMF chief gets four years in jail for embezzlement in Spain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 04:40:36 PM
. The former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for misusing corporate credit cards while in charge of two leading Spanish banks at the height of the country’s financial crisis. ...
Ex-IMF chief Rodrigo Rato gets 4.5 years for embezzlement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 04:05:42 PM
....Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for embezzling money from two Spanish banks he used to run. A court in Madrid found him and more than 60 other former bankers guilty of using undeclared corporate credit cards to finance lavish lifestyles. ...
Do we need a credit check to find out whether we can remortgage? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:00:00 AM
.... My husband’s is average. We do, however, have quite a lot of personal borrowing, and are asset-rich and cash-poor, largely as a result of funding three of our kids at university, which means that credit card usage is high. ...
Lloyds reports biggest profits since financial crash image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 08:49:43 AM
....”. As well as owning Halifax and Bank of Scotland (HBOS), the group owns 200,000 cars through its leasing business, provides financing for car deals through Black Horse – where lending increased 20% during the year – and is in the process of buying the MBNA credit card business. ...
How to drive a hard bargain image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Hagger said another option is to use an interest-free credit card, if your dealer allows it, with Halifax and Sainsbury’s charging zero per cent for 30 and 29 months respectively. ...
One in four UK retirees burdened by unpaid mortgage or other debts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 06:49:49 AM
....The Bank of England recently warned about the high level of household debts. The bank’s governor, Mark Carney, said the bank was watching the growth in debt levels; unsecured debt, which included credit cards and overdrafts, was rising at its fastest pace for 11 years. ...
Time to get boiler cover before you end up in hot water image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
....com reveals that for more than one in four, fixing the boiler cost more than £1,250. While half of UK households say they would rely on savings to cover repairs, more than one in 10 would have to borrow on credit cards or via a bank loan to pay. ...
Viagogo accused of sitting on refunds after overcharging for tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 06:31:34 PM
....93. “My husband and I are trying to be calm as we don’t want to upset the girls, but it is hard knowing that in two weeks the amount will arrive on my credit card bill and we have no money to pay. ...
Camelot Furniture's rescue mission bring comfort to some UK Mobility Direct customers  image
.... That's seven years for mechanical parts and two for the fabric and foam aside from normal wear and tear.  “While that works for customers who have paid a deposit, however, there’s not much we can do for those who paid everything up front by cheque and cannot make a claim by credit card. ...

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