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Mastercard and Visa agree deal with the EU to slash foreign card fees by 40%

Mastercard and Visa agree deal with the EU to slash foreign card fees by 40% after long battle with the European Commission Fees are a source of revenue for ban... read more

Don’t fall for the big lie that you MUST pay in pounds on holiday 

British tourists are being bullied into paying more for food, drink or accommodation abroad by retailers insisting they pay their bills by card in pounds rather... read more

Nationwide is first major lender to offer retirement interest-only mortgages

Older borrowers stuck on interest-only mortgages have been offered what could become a lifeline by Britain’s biggest building society Nationwide.   The ... read more

How to Determine If There’s a Market for Your Business Idea

Globally renowned management expert and author, Peter F Drucker famously said: “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done... read more

Stamp duty take falls by £1bn in a year but home sales steady

The amount of tax raked in by the government from stamp duty on property sales fell by £1billion over the last year, new figures show. Figures published today ... read more

Beware the £470m home rental tax trap

More than half a million ‘accidental’ landlords have less than a year to sell up before they could be hit with new tax bills for thousands of pounds... read more

How much money do I need to save for my pension?

The amount you can save into a pension ultimately depends on what you can afford – but the longer you leave it the more you will need to save. Research re... read more

Reasons Why You Need To Build A Consumer Brand

Establishing a tangible brand is something that’s indispensable for businesses of all kinds in this day and age. It doesn’t matter what kind of bran... read more

An Insight Into Bewildering Array of Choices Into Financial Sector

The financial sector has more options for you than any other. There are a lot of people who want to invest in different insurance products, different investment... read more

6 Substantial Financial Decisions To Prep Up Against The Unexpected

The last thing you want as a business is to find yourself in a compromising position where you either need some more liquid cash or even worse, are drowning in ... read more

5 Hidden Financial Benefits You May Not Know That Existed

Financial benefits that you get every day from working with a wise business model will change how you run your business, how you save money, and how you invest.... read more

Help! My missing son’s ex wants to give his house sale money to charity

My son has been divorced almost two years. He is a very quiet man, has had some mental problems in the past and has retired from work. The court has forced the ... read more

Could living on a canal boat help you get onto property ladder?

‘The money I save from living on a boat should be enough for a deposit to buy a home’: Priced out of the property market? You could barge in A secon... read more

Priced out of the property market? You could barge in 

‘The money I save from living on a boat should be enough for a deposit to buy a home’: Priced out of the property market? You could barge in A secon... read more

Crypto Wallet Guide – Top Bitcoin & Altcoin Wallet Hardware Review

If you’re wondering how to use those cryptocurrency wallets you’ve heard so much about, you can take a look at this guide, which explains what they are, how... read more

A quarter of us can’t stand where we live but the cost of moving puts us off from looking for a home

Home truths: A quarter of us can’t stand where we live but the cost and stress of moving puts us off looking for another place 26% of Brits said they hate... read more

Britain’s contactless capital revealed: London doesn’t top the list

Britain’s contactless capitals revealed: A higher proportion of payments are made by swiping in Bristol and even Hull than in London Data from Paymentsens... read more

Watchdog set for crackdown as it emerges Amigo ramped up risky lending before flotation

Watchdog set for crackdown on ‘guarantor’ lenders as it emerges Amigo ramped up risky lending before flotation By James Burton For The Daily Mail Pu... read more

Property prices in Britain see big jump in April as house hunters are ‘bored of Brexit’

The average asking price for UK homes jumped by almost £3,500 in April – making it the biggest month-on-month uplift in over a year, new data has revealed. A... read more

Mastercard bans conversion con on its prepaid cards

Mastercard bans a conversion con on its prepaid cards which strips millions of pounds a year from British travellers Tourists are routinely offered a chance to ... read more

Vernon Building Society launches offset retirement interest-only deal

Retired homeowners looking to convert their home equity into cash have in the past had limited options. Traditionally, the route to do this was through equity r... read more

Questions To Ask Before Signing Your Car Insurance Policy

Are you also flipping through various motor insurance quotations from different car insurance companies? Do you also want to ensure that you pay only for the po... read more

Single mum left with £1,318 bill after already pumping hundreds of pounds into ‘no deposit’ scheme

Moving house is time consuming and stressful. For renters, sometimes the upfront costs can make it unaffordable. The biggest upfront cost is usually the tenancy... read more

MPs call for better regulation of the bailiff industry to better protect vulnerable people

The Government should introduce new regulation for the bailiff industry ‘to stop unfit enforcement agents and companies from practicing’, MPs have said. In ... read more