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    Friday, 14 September 2018 19:47

    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 banks for extensions on their overdrafts and others have gone to payday lenders when they…
    Tuesday, 04 September 2018 14:32

    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 loan from us to enter. Don’t worry, 99.9% of those entering won’t have taken a…
    Saturday, 01 September 2018 19:08

    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 group you would expect. OK, this is the real story behind what killed Wonga. When…
    We wrote an article several years ago asking why after discussing the issue with the FCA, Wonga would in 2014 voluntarily pay and write off around £200m in compensation to stay in a market which is worth £30m a year in total. On the face of it, It seemed incredibly stupid. Especially as Wonga hadn't…
    Sunday, 12 August 2018 07:23

    Tesla And The World's Greatest Con Man

    Everyone’s talking about the possibility that the world’s best-known electric car manufacturer, Tesla, could be going bust within the coming months. Many are saying they will, and many are saying that they are too big to go under. We certainly don’t agree with the latter and absolutely believe that the demise of this joke of…
    Thursday, 09 August 2018 16:19

    Football's going bust, not coming home

    One thing we are very good at is spotting when an industry is in trouble, and right now football, especially English football is going bust right before our very eyes. Almost without any attention from the mainstream media. On the face of it, English football looks in good shape, high wages, expensive stadiums, full stadiums…
    Quick Loans has completed the purchase of the Cheque Centre, with the aim of relaunching the brand, it was announced today. Once the second biggest lender on the UK high street, the Cheque Centre, which had a turnover of over £270 million and boasted 300 stores, sadly went into administration in the summer of 2017…
    Renting. Apparently, everyone’s into it. In fact, it is so normal to rent a house these days that the government has been advised to put plans in place to develop more renter’s rights, and has also been warned that as people enter retirement age, stop working and consequently don’t have the same means to pay…
    Recently something rather odd has been happening in finance and even we are not sure what the reasons for it are. Just why is there now a trend in finance to separate brands and lenders. Background For the last 5-6 months, we have become increasingly aware of some big names in finance running adverts on…
    Another tax on business is just about to go live in the form of GDPR. The problem is that GDPR will significantly increase costs for small business and won’t ever lead to single prosecution. It’s more fantasy regulation from people who have never been in business. You may have already heard about GDPR (General Data…
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