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Businessman furious at banks’ refusal to lend bricks up Barclays branch in protest

This is an article that I felt our readers would enjoy it was written by Colin Fernandez of the Daily Mail Online 27th September 2010 When Cameron Hope tried to get a loan to help his business grow he felt as if he were talking to a brick wall. In fact, he became so angry […]

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How to Beat Identity fraudsters

It makes sense to get wise to the dirty tactics played by the Identity fraudsters and start protecting your identity by following our finance tips to protect your finances today.It’s never been more gruelling to stay ahead of the criminals who compete to steal your ID, take over your accounts and run up debts in […]

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Coping with Redundancy

The spectre of losing your job can be terrifying, especially when vacancies are at a record low. But once the initial shock has worn off, redundancy can herald a new beginning – a chance to set up your own business, use any pay-off to clear your debts or find a role that gives a better […]

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Credit Ratings Can Be Improved Within Six months

Your Credit Ratings Can be Improved If you believe everything in the news these days, it’s almost impossible to get a good deal on credit. Luckily, that’s just not true. If you have  good credit ratings, you can still qualify for some great deals – whether you want a card, loan, mortgage or simply the […]

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The first time buyers guide to surviving the recession

Recessions come and recessions eventually go but if you were born in the 1980s or 1990s, you may not know what to expect or how to cope during a period of financial uncertainty. This guide gives all you first-time buyers a few pointers to surviving until the next boom comes around. Your attitude Stick to […]

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Are your debts out of control? Don’t ignore the warning signs

If you developed a strange rash that just wouldn’t go away, you’d visit your doctor – but it’s amazing how many people who listen to health warnings don’t do the same when it comes to wealth warnings. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to monitor your debt levels to prevent a slide into the financial […]

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Are we in the Worst Financial mess seen in 100 years?

Edward Ball, the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families recently quoted that “this financial mess is global and as bad as we have seen for 100 years.” It’s obvious that Ed Ball thought he could say it better than Mervyn King the governor of the Bank of England who had already stated that […]

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Homeowners are faced with a dysfunctional mortgage market

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) warned that the rationing of mortgages will deteriorate in 2009.  The CML felt that homeowners with mortgages were being forced to cope with a dysfunctional mortgage market.  Last year the net mortgage lending was £108billion and this year it is expected to be around £40billion, which is a 60% […]

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