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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.

We've always known it, but now it seems that even the public agrees. A recent survey conducted for Polls.co.uk shows that the charity sector now has a lower approval rating than short-term lenders. Including losing out in a direct head to head with the lending industry. In a poll that ran from March the 1st,…
Sat with smirks on our faces we have been watching the Facebook privacy saga unfold here at Quick Loans. The hysteria of the media and Facebook users has been priceless, if not a little irritating. We are not for one minute saying that we find it funny that people have had their personal details passed…
One of the most surprising things about this winter is the number of people who are applying for credit so that they can fix their cars due to damage from pot holes. As local Council’s struggle to fund road repairs, the public are forced to carry the can. Council’s are under pressure like never before,…
About 6 months ago this site was laughed at when we said that lenders were on the verge of pulling out of the UK market if the short term credit cap was not lifted. In the last few days, one of the UK’s biggest short-term lenders has stopped lending. Seems that our sources were right…
Apple is facing multiple legal claims from people who have had their devices slowed. They kept the reductions in performance secret and hidden in updates Share price of Apple still at an all time high There have always been suspicions that Apple was using software updates to slow iPhones and iPads. Some have continued to…
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…
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…
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…
Monday, 28 August 2017 13:11

The FCA and Provident Credit

There are times when we have been called a bit thick, we’ve all had our dumb moments and this maybe one of them. But we wanted to air some questions about the Provident Credit issue and the role of the FCA in it because we just don’t understand it. We should first explain that we…
We’ve known for some time that people are struggling with rising bills, but we’ve also been made aware that despite this, people are still opting to spend unnecessarily on the plastic without completely accepting the consequences of this action, and what can happen when you spend what you can’t afford. So, it really has come…