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UK Finance: Who Makes The Money? Part Two

As a continuation of the earlier article into the movers and shakers of the UK banking sector, we hereby list the financial details of more of the UK’s largest financial institutions. Name : ..
(January 22, 2007)
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Personal Debt In The UK Growing By "£15 Million An ..

As the UK economy continues to move ahead strongly, there are worrying signs that personal debt is running out of control. A recent financial report from the Bank of England was reviewed by Credit ..
(January 22, 2007)
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UK Finance : Who Makes The Money

As you would expect from a country which has so much influence around the world, the US leads the way in worldwide finance, but do you know how strong the UK financial Sector is? The mover and ..
(January 22, 2007)
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Lending With Security - A Sensible Move?

While many may not realise they are lending money using security, the most obvious form of this is a mortgage for a home. In summary, until your mortgage is paid off, your bank or building society ..
(January 19, 2007)
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Internet Banking - The Way Forward?

While internet banking has touched many of our lives in some form, there are many people who are still very wary of using online banking facilities. There are many scare stories which persist with ..
(January 19, 2007)
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Loan Write-Offs Set To Rise In Early 2007

As we enter the early part of 2007, many banks and building societies are already forecasting a significant increase in loan bad debts and loan write-offs. While on the surface, the UK economy ..
(January 19, 2007)
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Financing A New Business

While the business environment in the UK has been fairly difficult for the last few years, even though the economy is thriving, there are still many would be entrepreneurs out there who have been ..
(January 19, 2007)
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Supermarkets and the Financial Sector

The financial sector in the UK is very very broad - perhaps one of the broadest in Europe - with very few barriers to entry for the large corporations who can show a high degree of financial ..
(January 19, 2007)
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Leading Mortgage Providers Set To Increase Rates

In light of the recent interest rate increase by the Bank of England, many of the UK’s leading mortgage lenders have announced plans to increase their standard mortgage rates over the coming ..
(January 19, 2007)
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Are The Police About To Re-Interview Tony Blair?

As Tony Blair nears the end of his premiership, he is in grave danger of being remembered for the “Cash for Honours” scandal which is edging ever closer to the PM’s Office. Ruth ..
(January 19, 2007)
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Surprise Interest Rate Rise Announced By Bank Of England

The Bank of England have today announced a surprise increase in interest rates, from 5% to 5.25%, in a move seen by many as early action against a rising rate of inflation. While many analysts had ..
(January 11, 2007)
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Review: O2 XDA Graphite Mobile Phone

The O2 XDA Graphite is another addition to the successful O2 XDA stable, leading the way forward for smartphones. The design is similar to earlier additions with dimensions of 109.5 mm x 46.9 mm x 18 .
(January 11, 2007)
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Review: Samsung P940 Mobile Phone

While the Samsung P940 has not yet been released, it looks as though it will be a useful addition to the Samsung stable and further enhance their reputation in the market place. While the phone has ..
(January 11, 2007)
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Review: Motorola Rokr E6 Mobile Phone

While there are many new phones released each year, it is not very often that you see a phone which really makes you stand up and take notice. The Motorola ROKR E6 is a phone which really does catch ..
(January 11, 2007)
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Review: Nokia 6086 Mobile Phone

The Nokia 6086 is yet another clam shell offering from the Nokia stable, although in line with recent clam shell offerings the phone offers more than you would imagine on initial viewing. The ..
(January 11, 2007)
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How To Choose The Best Borrowing Terms For Your Situation

At some point in everyone’s life there will be the requirement for some kind of financial assistance, whether this be a mortgage, car loan or overdraft. One of the common problems when people ..
(January 10, 2007)
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Borrowing To Invest In Stocks And Shares - A Risky Tactic?

In the heyday of the stockmarket boom of the 1990s, there were regular stories of investors making massive returns in a matter days. This was in the period of the so called “technology bubble” ..
(January 10, 2007)
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Holiday Homes Abroad - Are They Worth It?

It seems that purchasing a second holiday home abroad is becoming more and more popular these days, but is it really worth it? Is it as straight forward as some may have you believe? The growth in ..
(January 06, 2007)
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Avoiding The "Door Step" Lenders

While the government have been very proactive of late in regulating the so called “door step" lenders these companies are still active in many parts of the UK - predominantly areas of poverty and ..
(January 06, 2007)
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Saddam Hussein Video Goes Viral On Cell Phones and Mobile ..

While the recent trial of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein made media headlines for months, the eventual execution of the former Iraqi leader was completed in only a couple of days, as the Iraqi ..
(January 03, 2007)
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Beg and Borrow the Month of January

In the aftermath of Christmas many people will soon be finding themselves in financial difficulties as the full cost of celebrating the festive period begins to hit home. As the first credit card and .
(January 03, 2007)
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Do You Know The Real Cost of Money?

The financial industry is notorious for attention grabbing headlines, which may look a little different upon further investigation. While attractive interest rates are frequently quoted, nobody seems .
(January 03, 2007)
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Reading The Money Markets

While lending rates in the UK are set by the Bank Of England, and revised as and when applicable at their regular monthly meetings, there are a few indicators to help forecast any imminent interest ..
(January 02, 2007)
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Holiday Heaven - At A Price?

As the high street and the internet offer bigger and better holiday deals, it is no surprise that many are falling into the trap of borrowing to fund their excursions abroad. While a break away from ..
(January 02, 2007)
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Is The House Marketing Over Heating

Yesterdays news that UK November mortgage borrowing has risen to record levels, is bound to cause some upset at the Bank of England, with the housing market bounding along at a disturbing pace. ..
(January 02, 2007)
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