Tag: money

The Savings And Loans Scandal

While we are all aware that interest rates have been, and continue to, move upwards, it seems that this is offering the financial community a chance to recoup some of their losses from elsewhere. There are reports in the press that some Banks have been increasing…

A Loan Or An Overdraft – Which Is The Cheaper Option?

The last few years have seen a major loosening of the criteria for overdrafts, with many banks offering them as a matter of course. This has resulted in the majority of UK bank account holders taking up the offer of an overdraft, often over the choice…

Does Going Green Really Mean Large Savings?

While many have mocked the promotion of Green issues designed to help the environment and improve standards of living, does Going Green really equate to massive savings for the consumer?

Are People Really Struggling To Pay Their Mortgages?

Same old story, another Bank of England Thursday meeting, another rise in interest rates and more misery for home owners. Well, it may not be every meeting of late which has seen interest rates rise, but it is certainly becoming a habit. If the expectations regarding…

Balance Transfer Series: Choose Your Cards Wisely!

There has been a lot of interest expressed lately by a few people who want to get into the 0% balance transfer game, or who are trying to transition off of their first round of offers onto their next round. I thought I’d run a series…