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Are Contactless Payments Safe?

Are Contactless Payments Safe?

What could be safer than something you don’t touch, right? Hmm, well in the pre-digital era that may have held true, but with the emergence of contactless payments how much do you really know about who is ‘touching’ which bits of your financial data when you wave your card at that little machine? With contactless

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Saving For A Wedding

Saving For A Wedding

The average UK wedding now costs a staggering £21,000 so it’s hardly surprising that most couples choosing to marry need some time to save up before the big day. Set a budget Yes, we know this seems incredibly dull but it’s important that you know how much cash you’re going to have to spend. The

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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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Saving NOW for a debt free christmas

Saving NOW for a debt free christmas

Okay I know many of us haven’t even been on our summer holidays yet and here I am talking about saving for Christmas! Bear with me – you might just be glad you did come the Yuletide. We all know Christmas can seem a million miles away, but we also know how quickly it creeps

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Make Your Money Work Harder

Make Your Money Work Harder

No matter how well off you are, a bit of extra cash never goes wrong. You may not be able to bag yourself a lottery win or a massive pay rise, but there are ways you can make the money you do have work harder for you. Shop around Most of us tend to compare

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