Quick News

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.

Just a month has passed since Theresa May's pledge of “creating a fair society” and building “a country that truly works for everyone, not just the privileged few”. Fast forward just a matter of weeks and the doom and gloom reality is that living standards are set to be ‘worse than after financial crisis’ and…
It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas, as if anyone needed reminding now that the chilly and dark nights have rolled in, not forgetting the Christmas decorations filling the aisles since September. It’s now official, with the onslaught in recent days of the Christmas advert battle 2016, from an animated all-singing extravaganza to bouncing…
How safe are our finances in the hands of financial firms? That is the question being asked by many as news filtered through this week that money had been stolen from accounts at Tesco Bank. It affected 9,000 customers and, according to experts, was the first mass hacking of accounts at a western financial hub.…
If life wasn’t already struggle enough, with just 48 more sleeps until Santa arrives it seems the Government’s merriment is to put struggling UK households into further poverty and homelessness. Kick someone when they’re down why don’t you; not content with lower wage growth, higher inflation and the 'eye-watering' fact childcare in the UK is…
Has anyone spotted the irony of how one Government watchdog’s crackdown on a small, insignificant area of the consumer credit market has played right into the hands of those who own the lions share and who instead, should be attacked on epic proportions for their bad behavior Evidently, Goliath is protected by not just one…
Credit rating. The holy grail when it comes to finance. So how do you ensure that a good credit rating stays with you? What tips are there that you can continuously follow to ensure you stay out of trouble. Not many people know for instance that just checking on whether you have a good credit…
Friday, 28 October 2016 14:48

Should you be overpaying your mortgage?

As it stands we are in an 'interest bubble'. We are experiencing some of the lowest mortgage rates that we've ever seen and people with big mortgages are starting to wonder whether they can start to hammer down that mighty monthly payment that's swinging around their neck. Because of how things are with interest rates…
Round two has begun as Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sets out a draft bill for a second independence referendum. The second referendum debate was sparked when Britain voted to leave the EU. Most surveys, however, are suggesting that the majority of Scots would use their common sense again by voting to stay as part…
I know you’re probably sick of hearing about the B word – Brexit – we are too. In fact, the very subject makes us feel a little bit queasy. In all honesty though, it needs talking about. It will impact on every aspect of our lives and will influence where we are and how we…
Sunday, 16 October 2016 11:36

The Falling Pound And Brexit – Ridiculous

The pound has fallen to its lowest level in 10 million years and it is all Brexit’s fault, or so they will have you believe. In truth, the Brexit has a small short term part but the majority is down to economic mismanagement over the last 30 years. On June the 24th, it became clear…
Black Friday is nearly upon us – you know the day where unwitting shoppers are enticed and lured into department stores and online shops to spend an absolute fortune on items they simply don’t need believing they are getting a bargain? Yep, that day is just around the corner. The Americans have exported some good…
Here at Quick Loans, we’d like to know why the “not fit for purpose” Money Advice Service is still doling out laughable ‘advice’ despite being scrapped earlier this year. Wasting yet more time it seems, now on pointless polls that tell us millions of Britons have little or no spare cash or savings. Wow, how…
Ever since Action Fraud was introduced to the UK in 2012/2013, the instances of fraud have sky rocketed. The reason is simple, the criminals don’t fear it. This organisation is a complete failure, a waste of money and a waste of time. It should be closed immediately before it does anymore damage. Pre Action Fraud…
Saturday, 24 September 2016 02:43

Didn’t Know I Had a CCJ – Really?

One story that is big right now is about the people who claim that they have received a County Court Judgement without any type of notification. Yet we know this isn’t possible, so why is it being spun like this? This story starts out only a few weeks ago, before that we had never even…
Is your loft starting to look like an episode of Storage Hoarders? Have you been thinking about having a mass clear out? You may have some gems hidden up there and not even realise it. But before you get rid of everything at the local car boot sale or give it away to friends and…
Thursday, 01 September 2016 15:14

5 Fraudulent Scams You Should Be Aware Of

With the Financial Ombudsman releasing details of a number of case studies showing how households have been scammed over the last 12 months, we’ve put together a list of the Top 5 fraudulent schemes by tricksters that you need to be aware of. Vishing Vishing (a word that is the combination of ‘voice’ and ‘phishing’)…
We are currently witnessing the first signs of the collapse of the European Banking Sector - and with it, we believe, maybe even the global banking sector. There has always been one glowing beacon before a bank collapses - it raises interest rates. It was the same with the Icelandic Banks in 2008. They raised…
Thursday, 28 July 2016 18:05

Quick Loans Responds To The FCA

We were extremely disappointed to read that the FCA had put out public warnings regarding one of the brands that Quick Loans is linked to. Once again the FCA is enforcement signalling - whilst really doing nothing. We have written to them asking them to explain their defamatory allegations. These are highly damaging to our…
We are urging people not to support the campaign of fake sainthood that is the memory of Jo Cox, because it's complete and utter false. As the media drool over their latest martyr, one would be forgiven for thinking are we talking about the same person that is Jo Cox. We are used to seeing…
Unfortunately they tricksters are back again and using a new domain name and our genuine permission number to try and obtain upfront fees for loans that will never arrive. Over the last few weeks we have received a number of enquiries from a significant people who have been contacted via unsolicited emails or phone calls…
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