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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 that they were looking for,…
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 of all, Martin is a…
Friday, 23 November 2018 05:56

Rent to Own Price Caps are the FCA's Vietnam

If ever there was an indication of mission creep, then it is the futile attempt of regulators to cap the cost of credit. Just as mission creep brought down the mighty US in Vietnam, so will Price Caps in "Rent…
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 07:53

FOBTs and Virtue Signalling

Ministers resigning, virtue signallers kicking off and nobody interested in the evidence, this is the UK 2018. If politicians were bothered, then there are solutions in front of them. As an industry, the lending market had to change dramatically in…
Thursday, 18 October 2018 17:03

High Street Still In Decline

The budget is out in a few weeks, with the High Street dying before our very eyes. What can be done to help retailers survive through to next year? It wasn’t so long ago that we were urging people to…
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 00:52

Social Media To Decide On Your Application

Our readers tend to know the basics of applying to a bank or building society for a loan. Most people are aware that these organisations have to run credit checks to determine if there have ever been any missed payments…
Media reports that the head of the CofE (Church of England) - Justin Welby - intends to buy Wonga’s loan book highlights a shameful PR stunt that is a symbol of all that is wrong with the virtue signalling class. …
Friday, 14 September 2018 21:47

Borrowing From Family Reaches All Time High

We all know that as finances have been squeezed tighter than they ever have been that people have had to find different ways to access cash when they have fallen short at the end of the month. People have approached…
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 16:32

How Quick Can You Go? Win a Drive in an F1 Car!

Everything we do at Quick Loans is about speed, but this time it is your chance. We are holding a competition to and the winner will receive a drive in a real F1 Car. You don’t need to get a…
Saturday, 01 September 2018 21:08

The truth about who really killed wonga

We sit in in the office here at Quick Loans and chuckle to ourselves as some people claim glory for killing Wonga. The truth is a lot stranger than many of you would actually know. It is actually the last…
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