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 | No 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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September 10th, 2014 | No Comments »

Video: Apple Pay In Action

Leaving aside Apple’s latest shiny hardware, in the shape of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6+ and the forthcoming Apple Watch, for those of us interested in personal finance, the most important announcement at yesterday’s event was the launch of Apple’s mobile payment system, Apple Pay.

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August 19th, 2014 | 2 Comments »

MoneyDashboard Adds New Functionality

MoneyDashboard have recently added a few new features to their site to help improve the management of the accounts you aggregate through their service.

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July 7th, 2014 | No Comments »

goHenry vs Osper

Following my post on Osper a few days ago, a similar service offering pre-paid debit cards to children, goHenry, was bought to my attention.

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June 30th, 2014 | No Comments »

Osper: Debit Card For Kids, Managed By Parents

Osper is a new prepaid debit card for 8 to 18 year old which allows them to access their money online, in most shops, at cash machines and even abroad.

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