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Thursday, 21 March 2019 16:27

Can't save? You might have mental illness

If you're in debt or struggling to keep your head above water, chances are you will, or soon will be, suffering from mental illness such as anxiety or depression, according to reports. That's a depressing…
As Theresa May and MPs vote for her deal that will send £39 Billion to the EU. Perhaps it is worth noting that that figure would fund 97,500 Police Officers - each year for 10…
It wouldn't exactly be breaking news if we told you that a large portion of British families is in debt. It may surprise you to learn; however, that car finance and car credit are one…
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 13:19

People turn to relatives for money help

Family, love them or loathe them, it appears many of us need them and their financial assistance regularly - but why is that financial help growing? Recent figures show that nearly 60 per cent of…
Friday, 01 March 2019 02:20

Workers can't afford the commute to work

It comes to something when finances are that bad that you can't afford to go to work. But that is precisely what many workers are faced with according to a recent survey. Figures show that…
Monday, 18 February 2019 19:17

Swindon Honda Sacrificed For French Farmers

On Monday, Honda announced that it was closing their Swindon branch in 2022. Of course, the remainers were out in force on this one, blaming Brexit as usual. On this though, the opposite is true.…
We're well aware that people struggle to make it between paydays - but figures released this week highlighted the shocking state of affairs that people are dealing with. Nearly EIGHTY per cent of people say…
Saturday, 09 February 2019 19:40

How long can the high street survive?

We all know that the high street has been in a bit of a mess for some time, but realistically just how long can it survive? The reason we are posing this question is because…
Official statistics show that wages are increasing at the fastest pace in more than ten years - but we are sceptical. Forget that people are struggling to get on the property ladder and that more…
January is nearly over, and for many people, this means breathing a massive sigh of relief. Why? Bills continue as before. Well, January is a tricky month regarding balancing the books. Everybody has slipped back…
Friday, 25 January 2019 15:51

Response to the "Jail for Debtors" Article

My name is Graeme Wingate, and I'm the boss here at QuickLoans.co.uk. I'm going to write this to clear up some bits about the article. Nowhere in here will you find an apology. If that…
Monday, 21 January 2019 16:50

How did Apple get away with it for so long?

Do you own an Apple item - maybe an iPhone, a Mac computer or an iPad? If you don't, you're in the minority, and chances are if you don't you will know someone who does.…
Thursday, 17 January 2019 17:24

Why Debtors Prisons Are The Answer

As most of you will know, debt and bankruptcy are getting out of hand. The more help there is out there, the more debt problems arise. This is why we think debt prisons are again…
I was somewhat surprised over the weekend to hear reports that the FCA Chief has now started to make the same arguments on the issue of Mortgage Prisoners that we did back in 2016. I…
Friday, 11 January 2019 07:38

Beware of Energy Auto-Switching Sites

Auto-switching sites have jumped in popularity recently as people attempt to find the cheapest energy deals. We will show you why you should be careful as they can be more expensive. The purpose of an…
Last week we documented how banks are using and tracking people’s social media presence and profile to help them make a decision when a customer submits a loan application. We highlighted the kind of things…
Saturday, 29 December 2018 10:24

Fuel Prices - What Is Really Going On?

If you’re a car driver chances are you will have realised that every week it seems to be costing you a small fortune to fill your car up with fuel. This is because the price…
Thursday, 27 December 2018 10:13

Getting that first home is now harder than ever

Wouldn’t it be nice if, for a change, we gave you a good bit of news regarding finances? Something that made you all positive and glowing and excited for the future? Believe us, we try…
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 06:01

Martin Lewis Claims 100,000 Attempted Suicide

Martin Lewis is back with more outlandish claims. This time he claims 100,000 attempt suicide each year while in debt. We question his statement and his tone and find his claims don't add up. First…
Monday, 17 December 2018 02:31

Decline Rates Hit 10 Year High

Decline rates on loan applications reached a new 10 year high for us last month. It continues a worrying trend where alternative finance options are starting to dry up. As many will be aware, consumers…