November 24th, 2014 | No Comments »

Black Friday iTunes Discount

Black Friday shopping has begun to leak over from the US, and this year we’re starting to see a growth in Black Friday discounts here in the UK.

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November 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

iZettle Continues Expansion: Now Available In The Netherlands

iZettle, which claims to be “Europe’s number one mobile payments provider” has extended its European expansion to the Netherlands.

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November 19th, 2014 | No Comments »

Paranoid Spenders: 43% of Britons Check Online Banking Twice a Day

New research by a money saving website has revealed that over two in five Britons check their online banking and banking apps at least twice a day. Almost half of these revealed that they did so to ‘watch out for fraud,’ whilst three quarters (76%) felt they needed to ‘regularly track spending’.

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November 11th, 2014 | No Comments »

Oyster Card Users: Are You A Victim Of “Card Clash”?

Public transport in London has been pretty advanced when it comes to the use of contactless payments, but a problem has been uncovered whereby Oyster Card users could find themselves double charged, all thanks to the simplicity of the payment.

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October 19th, 2014 | No Comments »

Mastercard To Launch Thumbprint-Reading Bank Card

Mastercard has announced that it is bringing a thumbprint-reading card to the UK, which it hopes will improve card security and do away with PINs.

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October 14th, 2014 | No Comments »

Top 10 UK Banks On Social Media

How do UK banks compare when it comes to using social media?

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October 13th, 2014 | No Comments »

8 Things Your Bank Should Never Ask You To Do

The British Banking Association has launched a new campaign which it hopes will help to combat bank account fraud.

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October 9th, 2014 | No Comments »

Vouchercloud Aims To Disrupt Gift Card Market With “Giftcloud” App

Discount voucher website vouchercloud has announced the launch of Europe’s first completely digital gifting app and website, which it hopes will disrupt the entire gifting market; in particular the £5bn gift card sector.

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October 8th, 2014 | 2 Comments »

Hack An ATM For Piles Of Cash

In what looks like a scene from a movie, the BBC has published a video showing a cash machine handing out piles of cash after being hacked.

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October 7th, 2014 | No Comments »

Pennies: New Budgeting iPhone App

This week sees the release of a stylish new budgeting app for iPhone.

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October 1st, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Brits “More Likely To Change Spouse Than PIN”

In a survey of more than 2,000 UK consumers, they found that 19% of Brits have not changed their PIN number in more than 15 years, while the average marriage that ends in divorce lasts 11.5 years.

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September 17th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

TransferWise Redesigns & Relaunches

Having never had any need to use them, I’ve never really taken too much notice about international money transfer services. However a press release I received about TransferWise piqued my interest, largely down to the service’s origins and rapid growth.

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