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Category Archives: Economy

Why loyalty can cost you money

A couple of stories have emerged of the rising cost of car insurance and utilities over the past few days, and this is something that really irks me.

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Do new proposals deserve some credit?

New proposals have been published to credit card companies to help their customers persistently in debt.

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A little look back, now there’s no turning back

Well, whether you agree with it or not, Article 50 has been triggered and the UK is officially leaving the EU.

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What does the new £1 coin mean to you?

The new £1 coin is set to be introduced into circulation from March 28, and it has been touted as the most secure coin in the world.

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Are you ready for Black Friday?

Black Friday is just a week away and people have differing opinions on this relatively new phenomenon.

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A few home truths about buying your first property

For a lot of young people, placing a foot on the housing ladder is incredibly tough, if not near impossible.  Sky-high prices mean most twenty-somethings have little chance of pulling together a deposit on even a modest property – some even need help to rent!

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Fancy a conversation with your computer?

Talking to your computer could soon be a perfectly normal thing to do.  The Independent reported this week on a new computer system that involves a talking head, capable of communicating and showing a range of emotions.

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Young people aiming for the wrong jobs, survey finds

A new survey has identified a big mismatch between what careers young people want and what jobs are actually available.

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UK retail sales up in January

Consumer confidence is recovering, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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Debit card for eight year olds

A new Visa debit card for 8-16 years has just been launched by company PKTMNY.

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