UK markets watchdog warns high cost credit firms to curb risky lending

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has written a ‘Dear CEO’ letter to providers of products including guarantor loans, doorstep lending and “rent-to-own” credit, warning firms it would be stepping...

Should I buy a new ’19 plate car now or should I wait to get a better deal?

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

Thousands of Brits are expected to buy a new car in the coming weeks following the release of new '19 number plates and experts have urged buyers to get in quick in order to get the best deal. If you...

Energy price hikes add to worries about the rising cost of living

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

Though inflation has come down considerably in the past year, from 2.7 per cent in February 2018 to 1.8% January 2018, with much of the decrease down to a reduction in the cost of gas and electricity...

Households fret about their futures

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

86% of those with mental health issues state that the main cause of this is their financial situation 5 million British consumers have taken out a loan to cover home repairs and improvements in the...

Money Matters - Is Fairness The New USP For Fintech Entrepreneurs?

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

Vulnerable Consumers It is often the most vulnerable consumers who end up getting the worst deals. The Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority tabled proposals aimed at preventing banks from imposing...

Women in UK face more financial discrimination than just the gender pay gap

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

It’s well known that women are all too often paid less than men. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) published analysis that showed there is a 17.9 per cent difference in the amount men and women...

Dr. Roger Gewolb discusses Brexit polls with Dan Wootton on talkRADIO

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

Earlier in March, on talkRADIO, host Dan Wootton discussed Brexit polls with Dr. Roger Gewolb, FairMoney founder, and Femi Oluwole, campaigner for Our Future Our Choice. A fiery debate broke out...

A fifth of Brits in the worst financial shape ever

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

A new survey shows that many Britons are poorly prepared for any worsening of the UK economy with around a fifth saying they’re in the worst financial position they’ve ever been. The research from...

Scots have higher debt levels than the rest of the UK

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

Scots are more in debt than people in the rest of the UK with average loans at £4566 – nearly 50% higher than the UK average of £3104, The Sunday National can reveal. One in 10 Scots is having to...

Brits fear Brexit will result in less disposable income

Posted on: Tue, 09/04/2019 - 12:06

A fifth (10.5 million) of adults in the UK claimed that they are in the worst financial position that they have ever been in, with Brexit and its financial implications adding further concerns, a...