Banking

What You Need To Know About 'Name Check'

What You Need To Know About ‘Name Check’

You may have seen the news announcing that, on top of existing security checks, banks are going to start verifying the name of the recipient when you transfer money into another account.

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Moving Into A New Home – Your Financial Checklist

When you move into a new home there’s a lot to think about and a lot to plan – and whether you’re renting a city apartment or buying your own house in the country, many of the fundamentals of getting set up remain the same.

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How To Explain Existing Bad Credit

If you’ve run into financial difficulty in the past then it might have left its mark on your credit file: defaulted payments are visible on your record for a number of years, and might lead to you being turned down if you apply for further credit in the future.

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The Art Of The Balance Transfer

One financial tool which is extremely underutilised – but can also be incredibly helpful – is the balance transfer credit card.

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All-In-One Smart Card Soon To Launch In UK – And Your Wallet Will Thank You

So, we can all see how technology has changed the way we live, the way we work and even the way we shop for those to-die-for deals, right?

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Money Saving Expert’s Martin Lewis Doesn’t Like Direct Debits – Here’s Why

Money Saving Expert’s Martin Lewis has long been crusading for better money management – and now he’s turned his laser-focus ire onto Direct Debits.

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Should You Go ‘Cash Free’ For The New Year?

A lot of conventional money saving wisdom says that we should try and leave the plastic at home: when you use cash, the theory goes, you have a better sense of what you’re actually spending.

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