The Shitty Reality of Universal Credit as a Freelancer

Posted on: Fri, 07/06/2019 - 13:29

Universal Credit: better off in work. At least, that’s according to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP). In reality, however, this is not the case. Some months ago I was assaulted. It triggered...

As £165m Lendy collapses, experts warn 'a dozen more peer-to-peer firms will follow'

Posted on: Mon, 03/06/2019 - 14:02

First posted - 1 June 2019 - https://www.telegraph.co.uk/investing/news/165m-lendy-collapses-experts-warn-dozen-peer-to-peer-firms-will/ Peer-to-peer investors have been left fearing for their cash...

Payday loans complaints soar to 40,000

Posted on: Wed, 15/05/2019 - 14:12

Complaints regarding payday loans rocketed last year by 130 per cent to 40,000, new official figures have revealed. New data from the Financial Ombudsman showed that most of the complaints for 2018...

Roger Gewolb speaks to Eamonn Holmes on TalkRadio to discuss Brexit's impact on our personal finances

Posted on: Wed, 08/05/2019 - 10:56

Find Dr Roger Gewolb talking to Eamonn Holmes on TalkRadio here: https://soundcloud.com/roger-gewolb/dr-roger-gewolb-on-talkradio-show

Dr. Roger Gewolb comments on the NSF and Provident Financial Merger in the Evening Standard

Posted on: Tue, 23/04/2019 - 09:55

Dr. Roger Gewolb appeared in the Evening Standard discussing the Non-Standard Finance and Provident Financial Merger. See the full article here:

More than 10 million Brits are in their worst financial position ever

Posted on: Wed, 03/04/2019 - 18:47

A survey from FairMoney found that about 22 million (43%) Brits don’t understand how Brexit will affect their household bills, despite almost the same amount of people (42%) saying they would care a...

The "bleak" reality: Brexit crippling the North West with 21% of people in "worst financial position of their lives"

Posted on: Wed, 03/04/2019 - 18:46

“The Brexit limbo is negatively affecting Brits and their financial situation," said Dr Roger Gewolb, Executive Chairman of FairMoney. "Many of us just need some degree of certainty so we can...

Brexit hits British energy bills

Posted on: Sat, 30/03/2019 - 17:29

Trade association Energy UK declared that a staggering 450,000 more energy customers switched supplier in February, meaning that 835,642 households have swapped in the first two months of 2019 (up 2...

Dr. Roger Gewolb discusses Brexit's affect on personal finances with Penny Smith on talkRADIO

Posted on: Sat, 30/03/2019 - 17:12

In March, Dr. Roger Gewolb appeared on Penny Smith’s talkRADIO show discussing how Brexit uncertainty is affecting personal finances in the UK. Listen to the full interview here:

Brits fear Brexit will result in less disposable income

Posted on: Thu, 21/03/2019 - 17:44

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...