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What are the best ways to save

What are the best ways to save

‘Savings!’ Remember that word? With the credit crunch and austerity taking centre stage in recent years, the idea of having a few pennies to put away for a rainy day has felt like a distant memory. This WAS the rainy day. But with a glimmer of light starting to appear at the end of that

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How to switch your bank account

How to switch your bank account

In September 2013, the Current Account Switch Service was introduced to make switching bank accounts easier and quicker. The scheme standardises the process of switching across the UK, regardless of who you bank with. 1) Compare bank accounts Since the launch of the seven day switching service, there has been an influx of incentives available

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Keeping your savings protected

Keeping your savings protected

There was a time when no one thought twice about placing money in a bank or building society for safe keeping. And then we had the financial crisis and a few big name banks collapsed. Panic set in. While this may now seem like a distant nightmare it has left a scar that may never

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Setting Up A Savings Goal For 2015

Setting Up A Savings Goal For 2015

It’s a proven fact that those who set themselves a specific savings goal are more likely to achieve their target than those who simply save willy-nilly. And seeing your savings balance creep upwards each month is the ideal incentive to keep going. The start of a new year is the perfect time to begin your

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What kind of bank account works for you

What kind of Bank account works for you

Opening a bank account sounds straightforward enough. You go in, deposit some cash, tell them about your direct debits and standing orders and off you go. However, it’s not quite that simple. You need to think about how you’re going to use the account and what type of account works best for you. With a

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debt relief order

What is a debt relief order

If you owe less than £15,000, don’t have much spare income and possess few assets then a Debt Relief Order (DRO) may be the right debt solution for you. A DRO means that you don’t need to make any payments to creditors listed in the order for the duration of the DRO period (usually one

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