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Get the Right Deal For a Car Loan

The majority of drivers need to take out some form of loan to buy a car but there are many packages out there and it can be very daunting making the right choice. Car dealers have had to come up with .
(January 18, 2009)
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Lenders Increase Cost of Personal Loans Yet Bank of England ..

There gap between the official interest rate and the one bank's are charging consumers is growing. Banks are increasing the cost of personal loans - pushing up their profit margins - despite the ..
(January 18, 2009)
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More Parents Take Out Loans to Fund Children's Education

An increasing numbers of parents are applying for bank loans to fund their children through private school, new figures reveal. Household expenditure on private school fees reached approximately ..
(January 18, 2009)
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 | Finance/Student-Loans | Visitors: 221

Prisoners in Jail Claim Millions in Student Loans and Grants

Prisoners studying university courses are believed to have claimed millions of pounds in student loans and grants. Despite the fact that taxpayers are already paying out to keep them in jail, ..
(January 18, 2009)
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Are You Suffering From Car Insurance Inflation?

Once again we are hearing reports that car insurers are increasing their premium rates. Whilst Norwich Union announced that premiums would rise by 14% on average, figures from the AA's insurance ..
(December 08, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Car-Auto | Visitors: 205

Goodbye to Expensive Payment Protection Insurance

For years the banks and loan providers have raked in high profits by selling Payment Protection Insurance to clients whilst the clients were taking out loans. The problem has been that the insurance ..
(December 08, 2008)
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If Only They'd Had Critical Illness Insurance

The Evans were an ordinary family. Mary was the homemaker, Peter had a steady job driving for Stagecoach. They'd been married for 12 years and had a daughter aged 11 and a son aged 7 and a lived in a .
(December 09, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Health | Visitors: 206

It's a Dog's Life When the Credit Crunch Bites

Our four legged friends are the forgotten victims of the recession. As families throughout the country tighten their belts, our dogs are the first to feel the chill winds of the economic downturn. ..
(December 09, 2008)
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Measures to Deter Uninsured Drivers

Few motorists are aware of the Motor Insurer's Bureau's crack down on uninsured drivers. The United Kingdom has one of the highest levels of uninsured driver's in Europe with, it is estimated, over ..
(December 10, 2008)
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Reducing the Cost of Your Car Insurance

Choosing the car to drive - Your choice of car makes a huge difference to the cost of your car insurance. Before you buy the car make sure that you can get insurance to drive it and at a price you ..
(December 10, 2008)
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Young Disqualified Drivers Push Up Car Insurance Costs For All

Up to 73,000 novice disqualified could have illegally returned to driving over the past 10 years says a recently published report. Since the New Drivers Act was introduced in 1997, 160,000 novice ..
(December 10, 2008)
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Present Times Necessitate Insurance Awareness

As the country goes into a state of deflation and downturn in the economy it is reasonable to assume a vast number of people will sit down and work out a way to find funds and make an affordable plan .
(December 11, 2008)
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But What Does it Mean?

It's a confusing world. In the past year or so we've swung from ‘ads for 100% mortgages, your old home taken in deposit for your new one, carpets and curtains included to headlines like ..
(December 11, 2008)
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 | Finance/Mortgage-Refinance | Visitors: 192

No-Go For Drunk Driving

Alcohol is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream, this affects the brain and impairs driving ability. The only safe way is not to drink if you are driving! There has been a significant success in ..
(December 10, 2008)
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 | Automotive | Visitors: 387

Why Won't Your Insurer Pay Your Critical Illness Cover?

Much has been written about critical illness (CI) products over the past couple of years. This has highlighted both negatives and positives about the complicated type of insurance cover. Research has .
(November 18, 2008)
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Life Insurance - Weigh the Options

Since the days of rationing in the 1940s and early 1950s the diet in this country has improved out of all recognition and then slowly gone downhill. The ration limits of very small amounts of fatty ..
(November 18, 2008)
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Want to Pay Less Tax? Pension Life Insurance Could Be the ..

If you want to pay less tax - and who doesn't? - there is a new way of reducing your overall bill. And it is also a way to get really cheap life insurance. But before you rub your eyes and try to ..
(November 18, 2008)
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Life Insurance - Take Cover

In the extensive field which is insurance, life insurance stands out as one of a few which is usually taken out for someone else's benefit. Insurance covering house, mortgage, valuables, travel etc. ..
(November 23, 2008)
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Life Insurance - Terrorized Into Buying?

Life insurance is a useful investment to have in your portfolio. It can give you peace of mind, with the knowledge that your family have been provided for in the event of your death. Alternatively it .
(November 23, 2008)
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Mortgages and Moving

Moving to a new job can be a time of great interest, with new workmates and new situations entering your life. It can also be a time of increased stress, especially if it also involves moving house. ..
(October 27, 2008)
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Buy-to-Let - Think About It

Over the past few months, there's been a general easing of the rules which apply to buy-to-let mortgages. Not everyone is completely happy with this and some feel it's slightly risky for the ..
(October 27, 2008)
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 | Investing | Visitors: 158

First Mortgage – Steps to Saving

The property market is in good shape. Prices continue to rise and sold signs are popping up like mushrooms. This is all wonderful news and we’re all going to be property-rich. Spare a thought ..
(February 05, 2007)
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A Stake in the Future for Older People

Growing older should be a time for sitting back after a lifetime of work and enjoying the fruits of your labours, without having to worry about whether those fruits will ripen to their full glory or ..
(February 05, 2007)
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Smoking – More Expensive Than You Think?

Are you a smoker? Have you ever tried to give up the habit? The chances are that you have, but like any addiction it can be (and usually is) extremely difficult to stop, and even attempts to cut down .
(February 05, 2007)
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Heavy Drinking Can Increase Life Insurance Costs

Britons are drinking too much, shout the headlines. Out of those who live in Great Britain, two thirds say they drink to excess at least once a week and almost a quarter hurt themselves while they ..
(February 05, 2007)
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