It seems it was just the other day we were seeing the rolling out of the new £1 coin, and also last year the new plastic £5 notes. Oddly enough, both these pieces of currency became collector’s items to some, and worth a few quid. Now as expected, the Bank of England is unveiling… Read more »


If you have bad credit or even no credit, then you can expect that when you apply for a loan or credit card, it may be difficult to get approved. However, there are some things you can do to improve your chances of getting approved. One is to know what makes up your credit score,… Read more »


Our mobile phones, how many times can I say/write it, they are not just a part of our lives, but an integral part of our lives, and in some ways an extension of our very selves. These little high-tech, Star Trek like communication devices are always in our hands. Always! Just look around…..everywhere you look,… Read more »


It is not a good feeling to apply for a loan you need, only to have the loan turned down, denied, rejected. The worst would be if you were rejected for a mortgage, and then couldn’t buy the house you had wanted. People sometimes take their credit and credit scores for granted; maybe they are… Read more »


Barclays Bank and four (4) of its former executives have been charged with fraud in connection to their actions over the 2008 2008 financial scandal. Banks and banking fraud has been in the news for the past few years, from online banking fraud, to banking scandals, to pay rises for bank’s officials. The Serious Fraud… Read more »


I think the title of this says it all, and it is true. As banks and banking becomes more and more competitive, and banks want our business, many are will to pay for it; they will buy our business. Many banks will now pay you to switch you current bank account from the bank you… Read more »