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.... When he investigated, he discovered that his bank, Lloyds, had registered a defaulted payment on his credit record and, as a result, his credit score – which lenders use to assess a customer’s credit worthiness – had plummeted. The default, he says, was due to a banking error because Lloyds had failed to process his request to cancel a direct debit, plunging his account into the red. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... This meter and mine are side by side in an outside cupboard. Next, British Gas increased my direct debit payments from £31 a month to £227 and, because I was away, two of the new payments were taken from my account before I had time to call it. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....It’s also difficult to save money. “You don’t want to set up any direct debits for an amount of money because you don’t know how much you are going to get at the end of the month and whether it’s going to cover your costs. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Taking the decision as in deciding not to take a decision. Sensing that Clark was tying himself further and further in knots – not difficult when the government has no policy and ministers are left to make it up as they go along – some of the kinder Tories tried to help him out a bit by asking about renewable energies and direct debits. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Barclays Blue Rewards pays £3. 50 a month for each of your first two direct debit payments, minus its monthly £3 fee, with further rewards for home insurance and mortgage customers. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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....com. Households who pay by direct debit should avoid the risk of overdue payments, but one in four pay by another method, either through online payment, prepayment meter, at the bank, or by phone. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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. I have been paying a monthly direct debit to EDF Energy for 14 years for gas and electricity at my flat in Brighton. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Power struggle as British Gas bills huge amounts for wrong meter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 06:00:12 AM
.... This meter and mine are side by side in an outside cupboard. Next, British Gas increased my direct debit payments from £31 a month to £227 and, because I was away, two of the new payments were taken from my account before I had time to call it. ...
Pensioner left shocked after price of monthly phone contract nearly doubled image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 11:18:00 AM
....”. Fed up with waiting, Sheila cancelled her direct debit and returned to BT where her bills are a manageable £30 a month. ...
How credit score agencies have the power to make or break lives image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 06:00:43 AM
.... When he investigated, he discovered that his bank, Lloyds, had registered a defaulted payment on his credit record and, as a result, his credit score – which lenders use to assess a customer’s credit worthiness – had plummeted. The default, he says, was due to a banking error because Lloyds had failed to process his request to cancel a direct debit, plunging his account into the red. ...
What can I do to spark EDF Energy into giving me my cash back? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 06:00:43 AM
. I have been paying a monthly direct debit to EDF Energy for 14 years for gas and electricity at my flat in Brighton. ...
Big Six energy companies switch: Leave pricey legacy tariffs behind image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 10:31:00 AM
....com. Households who pay by direct debit should avoid the risk of overdue payments, but one in four pay by another method, either through online payment, prepayment meter, at the bank, or by phone. ...
Gig economy workers on their jobs: 'They do exercise control over us' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of July 2017 11:57:45 AM
....It’s also difficult to save money. “You don’t want to set up any direct debits for an amount of money because you don’t know how much you are going to get at the end of the month and whether it’s going to cover your costs. ...
Switching your current account – Five minute guide with all you need to know image
....Barclays Blue Rewards pays £3. 50 a month for each of your first two direct debit payments, minus its monthly £3 fee, with further rewards for home insurance and mortgage customers. ...
Secretary of state for hot air denies the energy price cap fits him | John Crace image
.... Taking the decision as in deciding not to take a decision. Sensing that Clark was tying himself further and further in knots – not difficult when the government has no policy and ministers are left to make it up as they go along – some of the kinder Tories tried to help him out a bit by asking about renewable energies and direct debits. ...
The Crusader: Mystery debits add to EXECUTOR's burden image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 3rd of July 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... This is often a devil to resolve. In this case some of an application’s details for a direct debit were incorrect and by chance matched Peter’s account. ...
Almost 1m UK bank customers will be forced to use new sort codes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 06:15:07 PM
....”. In order to minimise the disruption these changes could cause customers, Proudman said, “banks will ensure that any outgoing payments, for example standing orders and direct debits, are made as normal”. ...
Norfolk emerges as dating fraud hotspot in regional scam standings image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 11:01:53 PM
....Which? said London was a hotspot for various reported scams, including being charged fees for fake loans, social media or email hacking, scam door-to-door sales, fraud involving false or stolen goods and ticket fraud. The capital also frequently reported regular payment fraud, where people are duped into changing a direct debit, standing order or bank transfer by someone pretending to be from an organisation the victim regularly pays, such as an energy or phone company. ...
Why doesn’t Google play fair with my cancellation? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 06:00:48 AM
....But four months later I realised I’d been paying £9. 99 a month by direct debit. ...
Best bank accounts for FREE money as HSBC launches £200 switch offer image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 02:04:00 PM
.... The provider gives £130 to anyone who switches via MoneySupermarket or MoneysavingExpert until June 26. And customers will also receive £5 a month if they set up two direct debits, and another £5 if the debit card is used 20 times in a month, to earn another £120. ...
Scottish Power in the dark about my mother’s electricity supply image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 06:00:16 AM
.... Your mother is therefore only liable for arrears of £141, which Scottish Power has also cancelled as a goodwill gesture. Meanwhile, the faulty meter has been replaced and a monthly direct debit for future consumption agreed. ...
Best bank accounts for FREE money: How to switch and earn £250 image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 03:52:00 PM
.... The provider gives £130 to anyone who switches via MoneySupermarket or MoneysavingExpert. Customers who joined after March 2017 will also receive £5 a month if they set up two direct debits, and another £5 if the debit card is used 20 times in a month, to earn another £120. ...
Trying to cancel a Vodafone account hit my chances of getting a mortgage image
....Vodafone tells me that it can’t find any record of your request to cancel the contract or your follow-up calls to query two of the £15 bills. Its system suggests that the termination was only mooted eight months after cancellation when you questioned the third bill, although it does show your direct debit was cancelled eight months previously. ...
CRUSADER: Energy firm sees light over bad bill image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 02:15:00 PM
....When they first switched their meters weren’t working properly and First Utility upgraded them, so both sides thought that was unlikely to be the root of the problem. Barry also made sure he maintained his agreed £100 monthly direct debit. ...
Best savings rates: How to make your money work harder image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 01:43:00 PM
....For example, TSB gives a three per cent interest rate on balances up to £1,500. Customers who joined after March 2017 will also receive £5 a month if they set up two direct debits, and another £5 if the debt card is used 20 times in a month until June 2018. ...
Banks accused of putting lives at risk as charity accounts are shut without notice image
....In February the project was jeopardised when the charity’s bank, HSBC, cut off its funding stream without warning. “We only discovered that our account had been closed, along with all the standing orders and direct debits, when a donor asked why their payment had been rejected,” says founder Jo Jenkins. ...
Millions could reclaim CASH on energy bills after an unexpected mild winter image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....This will come as welcome relief for cash-strapped Britons, who are reluctantly turning their thermostats back up as a shock Arctic blast sweeps the UK. More than 11 million households who pay by direct debit could reclaim a staggering £1. ...
A feel-bad factor as npower break into my late granny’s home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 06:00:13 AM
.... It ups its compensation offer to £500 and candidly admits this is “following a discussion with our press office”. Its contrition, or rather its fear of a damaging headline, would seem more plausible if it didn’t then send your late grandmother a letter asking her to set up a direct debit. ...
Government launches ‘market-leading’ savings account image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 03:25:30 PM
....That said, it will no doubt prove popular, particularly as some of the high-interest current accounts have had their rates slashed or conditions imposed. For example, Tesco Bank’s account pays an attractive 3% on balances of up to £3,000 and reopened to new applicants last week, but investors are now required to pay at least £750 into their account each month and have at least three direct debits paid out of the account. ...
Clampdown on catch-up energy bills image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 02:52:36 PM
....Energy firms will be banned from charging catch-up bills for gas and electricity used more than 12 months earlier, under the regulator's plans. Customers who pay via direct debit often receive bills based on estimated meter readings. ...
Wall Street’s love affair with Trump cools as healthcare bill sows welcome doubts image
.... Royal Bank of Scotland announced that it was closing 158 branches, mostly NatWest sites, while the Co-operative Bank is battling to find a buyer amid fears about its future. Customers are shifting from banking in high-street branches to organising payments and direct debits on the internet and via smartphones, which is obviously putting pressure on traditional bricks-and-mortar sites. ...
Lords call for the banks to get back to basics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
....A basic account is a simplified form of current account. They provide day-to-day banking services – you usually get a debit card and access to cash machines, plus you can set up direct debits and standing orders. ...
Opodo charges for its own mistakes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:00:05 AM
.... He said it would be paid back within three weeks. I pay my full credit card bill off by direct debit every month and was worried about overdraft charges. ...
Glad to be sacked image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:12:20 AM
....By the time he and his team had managed to make Virgin Wines profitable, it was sold to larger UK firm Direct Wines in 2005, only for Mr Gormley to be sacked three years later. At Naked, Mr Gormley's big idea was to encourage customers to become "angels", who pay a direct debit of £20 a month, in exchange for getting wine at reduced prices. ...
Spring Budget 2017: Crackdown on 'subscription traps' planned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 05:17:02 PM
....A Citizens Advice survey found four out of five people who had a problem with unwanted recurring payments didn't realise they had signed up to the payments until money was taken from their accounts. These so-called "continuous payment subscriptions" are automatic payments which work in a similar way to a direct debit, with consumers giving a supplier or retailer permission to take payments on their card. ...
Subscription traps may have to give notice of charges in crackdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
....A report last year by Citizens Advice said more than 16 million people had signed up to continuous payment authorities (CPAs) over a 12-month period, many of them online. It said awareness of such payments was low and most people did not realise how they differed from a regular direct debit. ...
Co-op Bank is up for sale – is it time to leave? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 07:00:33 AM
....The Co-op Bank is the only UK high street bank with a customer-led ethical policy, covering a range of issues from the environment to animal welfare. It currently gives £110 to people who move to its no-monthly fee current account via the industry’s switching service (which involves closing your old account) and port over at least four active direct debits. ...
E.ON solves mystery of who supplies my energy – with a shock bill for £4,871 image
.... I was told by the letting agent that Scottish Power supplied my energy. A few months later, I moved my supply to Flow Energy, paying a monthly direct debit and supplying meter readings. ...
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Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
....50 per cent on balances up to £20,000, Tesco Bank paying 3 per cent on up to £3,000, and Nationwide’s FlexDirect paying 5 per cent on up to £2,500, but only for 12 months. Read the terms and conditions carefully, as you may have to pay in a regular monthly amount and set up direct debits to qualify. ...
Lack of transparency over green energy subsidies 'shambolic', say MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Ofgem estimated the cap would save people on prepayment tariffs up to £80 a year on energy, bringing their dual fuel bill down to around £1,067. That would leave those households paying essentially the same as direct debit customers on the worst, most expensive deals, known as standard variable tariffs. ...
Help solve a 15-month battle with extraenergy following a bereavement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 07:00:03 AM
.... It took them a further five months to transfer the account into my mother-in-law’s name. They then sent a demand for almost £600, although the direct debit had been paid throughout, and they’d increased the monthly amount without warning after the death. ...
The Crusader: Caterer stuck with two phone bills after smartphone upgrade image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....”. Failing to cancel a direct debit when needed continues to catch out consumers no matter how old, young or savvy they are. ...
Can credit unions finally provide a truly ethical current account? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 06:59:28 AM
....Broadly speaking, the account works in exactly the same way as a high street bank account, except that you get it from your credit union, says Geoff Leech, the Engage account managing director. As well as offering banking via PC, tablet or mobile app, and a contactless Visa debit card, it allows people to set up direct debits and standing orders, withdraw cash from ATMs, transfer money etc. ...
Mistakes were made: readers on the firms with awful customer service image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
....“I’ve just completed a six-week battle of wills with TalkTalk. We’ve had no broadband signal in all that time, while my direct debit of £54 per month kept being paid. ...
‘Debt is like fire': Martin Lewis's guide to using a credit card image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 03:33:45 PM
....No pressure. If you have a bad credit score or no credit history, getting a card and spending 50 quid a month, paying it off in full with a direct debit, is a good thing. ...
Joining a gym? Save pennies as you shed the pounds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 06:59:12 AM
....The Gym and PureGym offer deals that do not tie members into lengthy contracts and therefore avoid subsequent cancellation problems. Money’s Consumer Champions regularly deal with readers who think that, by cancelling their direct debit, they are leaving – only to find painful terms and conditions that tie them in for months. ...
Mastercard's Vocalink buyout questioned by CMA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 08:22:09 AM
....When the deal was announced in July, Chancellor Philip Hammond said the takeover of Vocalink by America's Mastercard "shows that Britain remains an attractive destination for international investors". As well as the Link system, Vocalink also supplies Bacs, the automated clearing house which processes direct debits. ...
Tech startups to make your life more slick, secure and stylish in 2017 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 12:00:00 PM
....But early next year, Monzo should receive a full banking licence, allowing it to operate as the main bank account for users who want to switch their financial life over to a startup wholesale. Crucially, the license gives it access to the direct debit and faster payments system, allowing users to pay bills from their Monzo accounts – and be paid into their accounts. ...
Seven simple ways to cut your spending in 2017 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 07:00:15 AM
.... Make 2017 the year you say goodbye to being ripped off by your home insurer. If you haven’t checked your monthly direct debits and other continuous payments then get to it, as some people may find they are still paying for services they cancelled. ...
Energy bill SHOCK: EDF to HIKE electricity prices by 8.2 per cent image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 04:40:00 PM
....2 per cent in January, affecting 700,000 customers. The overall price changes mean a standard dual fuel direct debit bill will rise by 1. ...
Lloyds Banking Group fails to meet 'fee-free' basic account guidelines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 07:32:21 PM
....Basic bank accounts are aimed at those who do not have a bank account or are ineligible for a standard current account. But the Treasury said that in the past, some banks sought to cut the costs of providing these by charging fees when direct debits or standing orders bounced. ...
Energy customers advised… don’t run up a big credit balance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of December 2016 07:00:15 AM
.... “The spike in wholesale costs has left any firm that was not ‘forward buying’ looking very vulnerable, particularly if we have a cold winter and wholesale prices continue to rise,” says Todd. “If you’ve run up a big balance, ask for some if it back – and lower your direct debits. ...
British Gas to freeze standard prices this winter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 10:58:48 AM
.... The company has also launched a deal that allows households to fix their energy prices for three winters, until March 2019. Its standard variable energy tariff paid by direct debit is £1,044 – £40 more than its cheapest deal, a one-year fix at £1,004. ...
Families on tax-credit harassment: 'a massive headache and real worry' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 10:52:18 AM
.... In the past year, Citizens Advice has seen a 32% increase in the number of issues related to the recovery of tax-credit overpayments, including the involvement of debt collectors. In some cases, debt-collection agencies hold inaccurate information from HMRC and are chasing money from individuals who already been making payments via direct debit. ...
Forget the ‘annual’ fee … Money Club takes £98 payment as often as it likes image
.... At that time he had just started losing his memory and he does not own a computer or have the mental capacity to use the service, so I’m baffled as to how it sold him the membership. Another £98 was taken in March 2014 and since then a further 20 payments have been taken by direct debit totalling £2,148. ...
New online payment safeguards 'brilliant news' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 09:45:28 AM
....The changes, announced by the payments industry, will allow consumers to double check they are paying the right person. When money is taken from an account by a direct debit, consumers will also be asked to confirm the payment. ...
Banks act to stop transfer scams and errors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 09:30:45 AM
....“The confirmation of payee system . will allow people to avoid sending payments to the wrong account, either by accident or being tricked into doing so, by ensuring a confirmation of the recipient is sent to the payer before any funds leave their account,” said Ruth Evans, chair of the forum, which is also examining ways in which account holders can bar their regular direct debits from leaving their account when they are short of money. ...
Calling John Lewis about my Partnership card ... is there anybody out there? image
.... Then, two weeks ago, I realised that my card expired this month and a replacement had not arrived. It was apparent from the online posts about failed payments and direct debit problems that all was not hunky-dory. ...
The Crusader: Energy customer in the dark over mystery debt after supplier switch image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 12:01:00 AM
.... However never assume, even if you use a comparison site to usher through the transfer, that all will go smoothly. Track and keep not just records of your payments and meter readings, but key dates including when you switched, when your contract ended (the two may differ and that could make a difference if a dispute arises) and the dates for the cancellation of your old direct debit and the start of the new one. ...
Do YOU know when firms credit check you? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 11:59:00 AM
....Six out of 10 people do not know they're credit checked by insurance companies when opting to pay through monthly instillments, found loan provider Amigo. And more than half of people don't realise that energy providers search their records for customers who sign up to direct debit payments. ...
M&S Bank asked me for personal details, but the letter looked like a scam image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 07:00:30 AM
....It went on to say that this “helps protect customers and the financial system from financial crime”. We could understand this request if you were the main account holder, but this seems to be rather overzealous as you pay off your card in full by direct debit every month and have been customers for 12 years. ...
Britain is drowning in a mountain of debt but not all hope is lost image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 12:01:00 AM
....Managing partner at financial planning site LemonadeMoney. com David Pugh says: “Go through all your outgoings, including direct debits, standing orders and subscriptions, and cancel those you do not really need. ...
Tesco Bank fraud: key questions answered image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 11:41:29 AM
.... For customers, the bank says it plans to return to normal service as soon as possible. It has said that all direct debits and bill payments will go through as usual, and people can still withdraw cash and use their debit cards. ...
Tesco Bank blames 'systematic sophisticated attack' for account losses image
....The bank is still blocking current account customers from making online payments using their debit card, a temporary measure it put in place on Sunday. But it said customers would still be able to use their cards for cash withdrawals and chip and pin payments, while bill payments and direct debits would continue as normal. ...
With Tesco offering a 3% current account, every little really does help image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of November 2016 06:59:40 AM
.... The decision by high street banks such as Santander to slash interest rates on their current accounts means that for those people who have a few thousand pounds in savings and want easy access to their cash with no nasty shocks, signing up for a Tesco Bank current account is increasingly looking like a no-brainer. It pays an attractive 3% on balances of up to £3,000, and there are no requirements for customers to pay in a minimum amount (ie their salary or pension) every month, or even set up any direct debits. ...
Co-operative Energy pays £1.8m to compensate customers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 11:39:24 AM
....Co-operative Energy has already paid most of the compensation after customers were affected by a new IT system in March last year. The system's introduction led to direct debits being blocked and lengthy waits for new customers. ...
£1,000 bill for one John Lewis order was ‘ring fenced’ twice at my bank image
.... But this was ringfenced twice – meaning that the entire balance of her bank account was frozen for five days. What would have happened if any direct debits had failed during this period and penalty charges applied? AM, Twyford, Berkshire. ...
Southern Water customers face double bills after IT failure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of October 2016 02:36:06 PM
....A major computer failure at Southern Water, which supplies 4. 6m customers across the south of England, means that direct debits were not taken in early October, but will instead be double-billed in November. ...
Would you do your banking with a tech startup? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 08:53:58 AM
.... In the present, Monzo is operating in a limited beta test, with 50,000 cardholders using the service through pre-paid debit cards. It just got a restricted banking licence, putting it on the path to opening up a full current account service in early 2017 (as well as granting it deposit protection, faster payments and direct debits). ...
TSB and Lloyds to slash interest rates on current accounts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of October 2016 09:19:58 AM
.... Savers could earn up to £125 in that year. At least £1,000 must be paid in each month and two direct debits must be set up. ...
Energy customer left stranded after power company’s shock debit image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of October 2016 05:00:00 PM
....Ofgem, the UK regulator, makes it clear suppliers are bound by licence conditions to provide an explanation in clear, plain and intelligible language of the basis upon which a fixed amount (and any variation of that fixed amount) has been determined. Companies must also make all reasonable steps to ensure that the fixed amount of the regular direct debit payment is based on the best and most current information available. ...
DW Fitness Clubs won’t let me cancel my membership image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of October 2016 06:00:04 AM
.... The email never arrived. We then began to receive emails informing us that our direct debits had not been paid and that our membership was in arrears. ...
One man's bid to get the best energy deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of October 2016 08:36:12 PM
.... . "It's the older people who don't like the internet, who don't like paying by direct debit but they can sometimes pay 20 times what I pay for exactly the same energy coming down the pipe and cable. ...
Millions have less than £100 in savings, study finds image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 08:58:52 AM
...."Regular saving is key to building up that buffer against those life surprises," said Mr Hill. "If you earn enough to set even a little aside each month that's great - a direct debit into a savings account might be an easy way to do this, even if you start small and increase the amount with time. ...
Vodafone overcharged my mother by £2,000 after it gave her free data in store image
.... At the time she was given a contract that stated that it offered 10GB a month, but this was amended in pen by the Vodafone store staff to say 20GB. In the first month she exceeded 10GB and Vodafone took £566 from her account by direct debit. ...
Switch to a market-leading current account for the best returns image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 02:03:00 PM
.... . This allows you to move all your payments and direct debits within just seven working days. ...
How to get an 11 per cent risk-free return on your cash using THIS method image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of September 2016 02:04:00 PM
.... Low interest rates encourage spending, but consumers could still take advantage of cash rewards if their savings aren’t going very far. “The most important rule in using current accounts to earn cash is to meet eligibility criteria, which could be minimum funding requirements, or the need to bank online or set up direct debits, so it’s important to be aware of these before switching. ...
LV= forced to pay rejected burglary claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 06:00:23 AM
....The pair, both doctors living in Muswell Hill, had never had a working alarm at their home and said they had been clear about that when they first bought their home and contents cover from LV= in 2005 for about £350. Each year since they had happily renewed the policy by direct debit. ...
New TV licence to watch BBC iPlayer turned into a costly drama image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of September 2016 06:00:51 AM
....We’ve never owned a television, but in recent times have taken to using the BBC’s iPlayer catch-up service. As this now requires a licence from 1 September, I went online to buy one and opted for the “popular” monthly direct debit. ...
Nationwide DOWN: Customer bills not paid as glitch stops money leaving accounts image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 1st of September 2016 08:18:00 AM
....The building society said some customers' standing orders had not left their accounts but it was working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Customers' direct debits had been paid but balances had not updated, according to Nationwide. ...
First Direct wins gold for customer satisfaction image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of August 2016 06:00:06 AM
....“Anyone unhappy with the service they are getting from their bank needs to ditch it, especially as some of the best deals are from banks with good service. Switching is no longer the chore it used to be – all your direct debits and standing orders can be moved within seven working days, and any payments made in error to your old account will be auto-forwarded. ...
DVLA disputes £400m revenue loss following abolition of tax disc image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of August 2016 02:39:38 PM
.... It is not correct to compare the 2015-16 revenue with the previous year. This is because from 1 November 2014, customers could choose to spread their payments over 12 months with direct debits. ...
I’m getting texts about an Aqua Reward card, but I never applied for one image
....The messages initially told me not to forget to activate my card. Another warned that a £127 payment would soon be taken by direct debit. ...
Santander slashes rates on top 123 bank account  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 15th of August 2016 10:51:00 AM
....5 per cent on balances below £1,000 - at the moment smaller sums don't get any interest. Up to three per cent of cashback on household bills with direct debits linked to the account will still be available. ...

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