December 13th, 2013 | No Comments »
An infographic to show when some of the most popular online stores have their last delivery dates for Christmas.
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October 10th, 2013 | No Comments »
Email inboxes overrun with daily deals notifications from a variety of sites are set to be cleaned up with the launch of ‘vouchercloud deals’; a new notification service available from the discount site which only notifies consumers when daily deals go live that are specific to their registered interests and chosen location, available through a variety of the largest daily deal and group discount sites in the UK.
Continue reading Vouchercloud Deals; Relevant, Aggregated Daily Deals »
October 2nd, 2013 | 1 Comment »
Barclays is launching a new secure document management tool to help its customers keep all of their important financial documents in one place.
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September 26th, 2013 | 2 Comments »
Consumer champion Which? has done a study into the security of online banking to see which bank’s website is the safest.
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September 25th, 2013 | 2 Comments »
A new recruitment app, which is aiming to match up jobseekers with vacancies, much like Match.com matches up singles, has launched for the iPhone in Europe and the US.
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September 24th, 2013 | No Comments »
Brits trust their banks and partners more than their parents, colleagues and charities, according to new research.
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September 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
PayPal has updated its iOS and Android apps with new functionality which allows you to search for local shops and restaurants where you can pay with PayPal, and then pay by checking in.
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September 4th, 2013 | No Comments »
According to a report in the Guardian, HMRC is going to have access to traders’ card payment data to ensure that they’re paying the correct amount of tax.
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September 3rd, 2013 | 1 Comment »
Money Dashboard want to know what would make your ideal dashboard, as they look to improve their account aggregator tool.
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June 26th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
Tesco Bank have introduced a new car insurance option which aims to lower the cost for young drivers thanks to telematic technology.
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June 25th, 2013 | No Comments »
The Telegraph has reported that Barclays Bank is set to start selling its customers’ data to 3rd parties, following a change in their terms and conditions.
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June 24th, 2013 | 2 Comments »
The following infographic from Mobile Payments Today and Cellum takes a look at how mobile payments are currently being used and how they may change over the next few years.
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Below are some of our bookmarks to interesting sites and articles that we've seen recently. You can keep track of these links on our Delicious account.
- Project wallet drop: World's least honest cities - Four continents, 16 cities, 192 "lost" wallets. That's the basic formula for a recent sticky fingers experiment by Reader's Digest.
- Mobile wallets face uphill struggle in UK - Less than one in ten UK consumers has used a mobile wallet, despite the widespread availability of the technology, a new study has found.
- Finextra: PayPal shines a Beacon on the future of hands-free payments - PayPal has unveiled Beacon, a Bluetooth plug-in for merchants that automatically checks in consumers for hands-free cashless payments at the point-of-sale.
- The pros and cons of online estate agents - Selling your house is stressful and expensive but if you could cut your fees by using an online estate agent would you?
- The scammers that promise to turn your PC into an ATM - These scammers promise an easy way to make huge amounts without having to leave the house. But their scheme is a gamble, in more ways than one...
- StockTwits builds smartwatch widget - As the smartwatch craze gathers momentum, StockTwits has developed a widget that delivers trending stock information straight to Meta Watches.
- eBay sellers beware: Its fees now eat into postage costs - eBay users should beware new rules that now see the site taking a cut of postage costs, which could leave some users out of pocket.
- iOS-only OnTrees hopes to be the Mint.com of the UK - OnTrees wants to create a one-stop offering that allows users to get a complete financial overview of all their accounts.
- Setting Up WordPress on Amazon EC2 in 5 minutes - How to setup Wordpress (+PHP, MySQL etc) on AWS EC2
- Video in Print – Insurance Quotations Made Really Easy - Innovative use of interactive printing to generate car insurance quotes.
- The rise and rise of austerity blogs - More and more blogs springing up to chronicle people's downshifted lifestyles – although, ironically, for one person it has led to a lucrative publishing contract
- PayPal: Ditch wallets and use faces, phones, wearable tech for payments (Wired UK) - Online and offline retail experiences are colliding, and those operating in the offline world need adapt creatively using mobile payment methods, says John Lunn, CEO of PayPal speaking at Wired Money.
- Top apps and websites to get kids managing their money -
- Primark bargains now available online with ASOS - Primark takes first baby steps into online fashion retail with a helping hand from ASOS.
- Sendmybag.com: beat budget airlines' rip-off baggage charges - Using a courier like Sendmybag.com for your holiday luggage means you can pack heavy, travel light and save money at the same time.