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Our News service is sometimes tongue in cheek but the messages and accuracy are top level. We report on things long before main stream media.

BitCoin is backed by nothing BitCoin is different from Fiat Currencies, despite what supporters say. “Don’t understand it, stay out of it” is the golden rule There aren’t many people that won’t have heard of the BitCoin story. BitCoin is an algorithm which people use to make transactions. It is not a currency, despite what…
Thursday, 07 December 2017 08:26

Are our MP’s mentally ill?

It’s not a nice question but what we witnessed this week with Tory MP Heidi Allen was some of the most bizarre theatre ever witnessed in the House of Commons. It was like something off the X Factor, not the highest court in the land. Her reaction to hearing a story of financial hardship story…
Ever wondered what would happen if interest rates went back up to a more normal 5% APR? Most of the media focus is on people’s mortgages but higher rates will have wider effects than just the average person making their monthly repayments ontime. The Stock Market Should interest rates go up, you will see the…
It is with regret that we have to announce that we can no longer justify the cost in answering our phone lines. This comes on the back massive rise in the volume of victims of financial tricks contacting us for advice. From the 1st of December we will no longer provide telephone support for our…
Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:57

£40 Billion Brexit Divorce Bill Is £615 each

Reports that Theresa May and her Cabinet have agreed to offer the EU £40 billion pounds should come as bad news for everyone. But just to show how bad it is, we will break it down for you. If the Cabinet do offer Brussels the totally unjust £40 billion pounds of tax payer’s money then…
We were recently doing some market research on our competitors to see who was offering what. We started to notice that almost all of our competitors have thousands of public reviews. Without a shadow of a doubt, let us tell you now – they are 99.9% fake. Let us think about this logically, you get…
Reports that the Chancellor is about to lower the threshold at which small businesses start paying VAT can’t possibly be true, surely? Can the Chancellor truly be that daft? Can’t he see that it would be political and financial suicide for him? There are stories all over the media that Phillip Hammond is set to…
For those of you who don’t know we get about 50 calls a day for people who pay upfront for loans that don’t exist. At first we used to feel some sympathy, but now we’ve changed our mind and here is why. The background to the issue is here - Warning Recently things have deteriorated…
Today we have lodged a complaint with the FCA about the conduct of so-called Money Expert Martin Lewis for giving advice on regulated products, in this case mortgages. We believe there is a case to answer, or at least consideration for prosecution / or a public of Mr Lewis for breaching rules regarding giving regulated…
We are looking for a mixture of 10 current and former students who feel they may have been mis-sold their students loans. We are looking into are the possibility of funding a legal challenge against the Government backed Student Loans Company The rules on lending are very clear and there are certain checks that providers…
We are pleased to announce that we are moving ahead with our new service “Pay As You Warm”. The new service is completely different from anything else available because it will partially disable boilers if payments are not made on time. Many poor people are locked out of buying a new boiler because of their…
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:08

Could You Live Without a Credit Card?

Credit cards are part of our society now. The original credit card in the UK was issued by Barclaycard in 1966. However, credit vouchers were created long before this, back in 1880. At that time, there was no technology available to make credit cards a reality. The credit vouchers did kick-start the idea, though. Today,…
Monday, 16 October 2017 09:04

How to Reduce Your Water Bill

Remember when your water bill was for a set amount? No matter how conscious you were about saving water, you still had that same bill to meet every month. Now, thankfully, things have changed. Since more households are now on water meters, we have far more control over the amount we spend. If you live…
Friday, 13 October 2017 09:55

How to Cope with the Emotional Side of Debt

Getting into debt isn’t something anyone sets out to do. However, every year, there are people who find themselves in debt, and cannot pay their way out of it without taking some drastic actions. There is plenty of advice and support out there for the practical side of getting out of debt. But how much…
For youngsters, as every year passes, it is getting harder to get a job and pay their own way. Fact. The problem is that for every one job that becomes available, almost forty people apply for the post. Because of this difficulty, many employers tell candidates to try and bolster their CV by doing unpaid…
Friday, 06 October 2017 12:36

North - South housing divide closing up

Who said that the south was where it’s at when it comes to property? According to latest figures, prices for homes in the north are rising far sharper than those in the south – something which hasn’t occurred for nearly a decade. Homes in areas such as Yorkshire and Humber, the North West and the…
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 14:52

We Are Not Century Finance In Barnsley

We have received many calls over the last week asking us if we are Century Finance or are connected to them in any way. We understand that there are issues with Century Finance and it has been brought to our attention that our address and contact details have been copied. We believe this is a…
It’s long been a question that we have thought about; and now that Uber has been given notice that it won’t receive a new license to operate as a private hire company in London. Just how do you ban a company when it doesn’t actually have a base in your area? Uber has had some…
We are proud to announce our new dating site “Credit Score Dating”. A site that will match single people based solely on their credit scores rather than other features. Studies show that it is now perfectly normal for people to meet online. There are of course new methods of matching people appearing online each and…
Friday, 15 September 2017 23:16

Home ownership is now something of the past

Be honest, have you given up the dream of owning your own home? If the answer to this is yes, then you are not alone. More and more people in their early 30’s have realised that they are nowhere near being able to put a deposit down on a home of their own and have…
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