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Does anyone wonder why people don’t take the food bank issue seriously anymore. Well the BBC gave one great example today on the Victoria Derbyshire show. They wheeled out 3 fat people to talk about starvation, yes you couldn’t make this up. The Victoria Derbyshire program on the BBC has long been known for its…
It used to be the case that if you had ever declared yourself bankrupt that was it - the end of the road for you ever owning anything and ever running your own business again. Not any more, in fact more and more people are taking this option when things get tough and are simply…
Do you use your car a lot? If so, now might be the time to sell it and get a push bike. Why? Tax. Basically we know you have to pay tax if you own a car at the moment. There's road tax and tax on your fuel which is why a lot of people…
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 09:51

Is an election on the credit cards?

Is a general election looming? That is what we’re asking ourselves here. There has been talk about it from numerous sides but there is still people wondering when the time will come when Theresa May will call the much talked about general election. At the end of 2016, the likelihood of an election this year…
Tax cuts, deregulation and the slashing of unnecessary red tape is the name of the game for Donald Trump at the moment with regards to sorting our financial wranglings in the US. Of course, the liberal left is up in arms at this prospect, but to be fair the liberal left like throwing their arms…
We know that a lot of changes have occurred with regards higher rate tax for landlords with buy to let property and many of you would be forgiven for thinking that it is landlords that will be out of pocket, which may not necessarily be a bad thing, especially for those with multiple properties. But…
Quick Loans Ltd has recently become the recipient of a legal claim from Easy Group, demanding we cease and desist using the name EasyLoans.co.uk and hand it to them. We strongly reject such claims and will now offer to fund the defence of similar victims of the “Easy” grab. Background In November 2016, we received…
The number of people who are losing money due to errors or fraud when sending funds online from their bank accounts is continuing to rise. Whilst the banks have done nothing to offer any kind of safety net, Quick Loans’ investigates what can be done. What is the problem? If you have ever sent money…
After looking at our data, we are noticing a rapid build up in the numbers of people taking on Car Finance loans through a model called PCP. Here we explain why it could be a huge problem for the economy, and that danger is rising. PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) has been around for many years.…
 Not a single day now passes without the BBC going into meltdown over Brexit. They still haven’t accepted that it is over and that there is no going back. Today was no exception, trying to heckle the Prime Minister, then continuing all afternoon by interviewing 6 remoaners for each person who backed leave. The first…
As people gorge on debt at the fastest pace in 11 years and the highest since the run up to the last global financial crisis –owing more than £190 billion on credit cards, loans and overdrafts and personal household debt standing at £7,300–are ‘do-gooder’ campaigners to be believed that we’re really being buried under debts…
Monday, 09 January 2017 17:47

Bank Refunds For Students

Studying for a degree is one of the biggest expenses you’re likely to face during your lifetime, aside from raising a family. So, when you get ripped-off, you’re well within your rights to act on it. Calling all students who had a student current account with RBS or NatWest between 2002 and March 2016, yes,…
Tis the season to be jolly’… and warm in front of a roaring fireplace, but not if the energy giants keep raising prices on the sly. With the likes of E.On, British Gas and SSE freezing their standard tariffs for the coming winter months recently, don’t set off the party poppers and celebrate too soon.…
The countdown is well and truly on with glittering lights aglow and tinsel twinkling in shop windows. Christmas is here and overspending and under-budgeting is an all too familiar scenario for many. So, it was quite a surprise to see the headlines this week splashed with “warnings” and the “shocking” fact that one third of…
Saturday, 24 December 2016 09:50

What's Your Financial Personality?

Who doesn’t love a personality test or quiz? There are lots and Buzzfeed loves them! However silly they may seem, they serve to uncover our strengths and weaknesses and help raise self-awareness. But what about your financial personality and have you ever made the connection between your personality and personal finances? There are several money…
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 10:57

Could You Stop Spending For a Year?

OK, so we don’t literally mean stop spending money altogether for a year. Everyone has to eat, pay the bills and keep a roof over their heads. But, there are ways we can all be smarter with our money and not spend when we don’t really mean to, or need to. If you struggle with…
When you hear the phrase “money for nothing” many will think of the 1985 Dire Straits song that Mark Knopfler and Sting wrote about rock star excess and the easy life it brings compared with real work. The classic rock song – the first music video to air on MTV Europe – has not been…
We’re been warned of tough times ahead, and although it can sometimes feel like you’re the only one struggling with debt it seems no one is immune, not even the rich and famous who earn mega-bucks. You would think that with all their money in a stratosphere way above the national average salary of £27,600…
We are always preaching about the importance of switching providers, whether it be for energy or a mortgage, and in a lot of instances people have benefited hugely with regards annual savings. So it came as a surprise to hear that well over half of UK homeowners are missing out by sticking with the same…
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:51

Better Money Management For Future Generations

The world is your oyster through a child’s eyes. Can you remember what it’s like to be a child, when you look back and see through rose-coloured glasses, not jaded by what the world has to offer or worrying over all manner of things; to a child, all things are possible. When it comes to…
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