‘Loans’ Category

Benefits of a Prepaid Credit Card

Posted in Loans on Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 13:45 by James Williams.

If: • you have a poor credit history and find it hard to get a standard credit card; • you don’t have a bank account; • you find it hard to budget without getting into debt; • you have a teenager who you want to support financially but also want to give some independence and [...]

Bishop of Durham said payday loan rates sinful

Posted in Debt, Loans on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 11:01 by Sarah Evans.

The Bishop of Durham has spoken out about the interest charged for payday loans. The interest rates have reached 4,000% from some of the companies operating in the UK.

Ease Your Short Term Money Worries with a Payday Loan

Posted in Loans on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 14:34 by James Williams.

As careful as we all try to be with our spending, too often pay cheques don’t spread as far as we would like them to. Sometimes we just need that extra little bit of money to tide us over.

Need a New Car Loan?

Posted in eComparison, Insurance, Loans on Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 13:01 by Sarah Evans.

Every spring I look at my car and try to decide if this is the year I will buy a new one. I really don’t need a new car. In fact, I like mine quite a lot. It’s just that when I am driving by car dealerships and see all the pretty new cars on the lot, it is hard to look away. I like shiny. I like new. My car is great but it is neither of those things.

Consumer Credit Reporting – Why Does it Matter to You?

Posted in Credit Crunch, Loans, Money Saving on Friday, November 13th, 2009 at 12:12 by Sarah Evans.

At least 4 or 5 times per week I receive an advert from a credit reporting company advising me about my credit rating. The e-mails vary from a free trial to such and such a programme to warnings about how my credit rating has been breached or tampered with in some way. Of course, about 99% of these warnings are bogus.

Loans – Blessing or Curse?

Posted in Debt, Loans on Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 at 11:44 by Sarah Evans.

Loans are one of those things that most of find necessary at one time or another, whether it is for a car, house, or other large expense. While there is certainly nothing wrong with taking out a loan, it pays to be smart about it.

Need a Pay Day Loan?

Posted in Credit Crunch, Debt, Loans on Friday, July 10th, 2009 at 10:45 by Sarah Evans.

I don’t know about you but there are times when I am positively busted and count the minutes until I get my hands on my next paycheque. It’s especially hard since I get paid about once a month. Although I am better about that, there are still times when unforeseen expenses come up and wreck even the most carefully laid plans.

Credit Ratings – Are They Real?

Posted in Credit Cards, General, Loans on Thursday, May 7th, 2009 at 08:26 by Sarah Evans.

You can’t turn on the television or computer these days without being bombarded by ads for credit, whether it’s building your rating, checking it or protecting it. You have to wonder just how much money is involved in this business.

Loans for Students

Posted in Banking, Loans on Thursday, April 30th, 2009 at 10:24 by Sarah Evans.

Whether you’re at university or are planning to go this autumn, you know that there are numerous expenses that most likely will not fit into your budget. Despite the current global credit crunch, banks and credit card companies love students and are eager to lend money or extend credit.