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The high cost debt trap of credit cards

It is the slide down the financial chute that everyone likes to ignore. The scandal that brews in 80% of households but is never spoken of. That is...

The high cost of bank overdrafts for small loans

One of the first options many people think of when they need short-term credit is a bank overdraft. But as many people have noticed, bank overdraft...

Why is it so difficult to get a short term loan?

It is hard to borrow money for short periods of time. It is harder to borrow relatively small amounts of money for short periods of time. And if yo...

Other News & Blogs

How To Buy It: Expert Tips on Watches

All watch brands with a very few exceptions will depreciate immediately after purchase. There are a few such as the grand complication Patek Philippes which are in such short supply and high demand that they can immmediately be sold for a profit.

Thinking of pawning your assets? Unbolted offers a cheaper, more discreet alternative

Despite the fact that pawnbrokers offer an attractive alternative for those looking to secure a loan in a difficult lending environment, or who wish to unlock the value of their assets with no potential consequences for their credit rating, recent...

Delays in FCA IFISA-approval for most P2P platforms

With the recent launch of the much-awaited Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), it has become clear that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has yet to approve a single big peer-to-peer (P2P) lender for involvement in the new tax-free savings vehicle...