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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 are pleased to announce that as of January 2016 we will be at the forefront of bringing back Self Cert mortgages to the UK through our new sister site. Self Cert mortgages are important vehicles for those who are…
We decided to compile a list of the top 10 professions that have applied for a loan on our site in the last 12 months. Usually we don't like to give out this kind of data because it helps our…
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 08:49

Price Cap - Why No Judicial Review?

For over a year now this website has consistently questioned price caps on payday loans as a bad thing for consumers and a good thing for lenders. We want to break things down and ask just why if lenders have…
Thursday, 20 August 2015 05:29

Peer-to-peer being held back by the FCA

Peer-to-peer lending is expected to grow substantially within the next five years. However new lenders in the market been hampered by the FCA's ability to grant licences to new ventures. P2P finance is the future because it is very competitive…
This one is a long standing joke for us, it goes back to when Martin replied to us when we pulled out of the short term lending market last year and laid some blame to him and people like him.…
Cut the bank levy and lose Wheatley - those were the two conditions given to the Treasury by HSBC in return for staying in the UK. This week saw the Treasury finally cut Wheatley adrift and admit defeat. It's been…
Bankruptcy in Britain is on the rise these days, far too many people see it as a quick fix to their financial woes. It would be to the benefit of everyone involved if bankruptcy was moved from one year to…
Sunday, 07 December 2014 15:03

Man in Gold Hat Urges Help For The hungry

This isn’t a wind up, it is the latest from the UK’s comedy “do as I say - not as I do brigade”. You simply couldn’t make it up. This time it’s the Arch Bishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s turn…
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 10:17

Payday loan price cap and why it will backfire

FCA has confirmed that the Price Cap for Payday Loans is to be capped at the rate described in the original consultation. The FCA’s claim that it will save customers £150 a year is laughable in the extreme. It won't…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 20:35

How Banks Are The Winners In Payday Loan Cap

Banks, Illegal money lenders, Admin fee charging brokering sites all big winners in Payday Loan clampdown. An industry whistle blower has claimed that Banks are pressuring the Government to ban payday loans so that they can increase their profits. They…