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Virgin Money Introduces Savings Account That Pays Interest In Air Miles

Savings interest rates have been so low over the last decade as to be virtually pointless. It has been many years since a savings account was available in the UK that could deliver an interest rate that even came close to inflation, never mind beating it. And, with inflation still at a current rate of 2.8%, that's still true. Marcus...

Marcus by Goldman Sachs – A Review

Marcus By Goldman Sachs Review
A savings account called Marcus? Are financial products to go the way of hurricanes and be named after people? Who knows. But that was only the first surprising thing about Goldman Sachs' new instant access savings account. The second was that Goldman Sachs is now doing personal savings accounts. And the third and final most pleasant surprise about the...

The Student Card Hack: How To Get Student Discounts Without Being A Student

TOTUM NUSextra Student Card
Student cards are wonderful things. Recently rebranding as TOTUM, a student card is a small pink discount goldmine. But if your university days are far behind you, how can you get one? And hang on a minute, this sounds a bit dodgy. eLearning my friend. And it's completely legitimate. There are countless online learning academies now that offer a student card with...

Stock Tips & Market Commentary: October 21st 2018: Like A Kid In A Candy Shop

Hello and welcome to the first ever edition of Live Markets on MoneyBlog. And arguably, there couldn't be a better time for this. After the last couple of weeks, we find ourselves at a time when the FTSE is in its boots and there are so many cheap deals on the proverbial table that it's hard to lose on...

The Meerkat Movies Hack: How To Get 2 for 1 Cinema Tickets For A Year, For £1.01

Meerkat Movies Hack
Here's a neat little trick that any Gujarati dad would be proud of! Want 2 for 1 cinema tickets every Tuesday or Wednesday for a year? Here's how to get a 1 year Meerkat Movies pass for just £1.01. Go to CompareTheMarket.com and buy travel insurance for 1 day. Even if you're not going anywhere. The cheapest available deal was £1.01. As per...

Is It Better To Save Money Or Pay Off Debts?

It is almost always best to pay off debts before saving up money. Almost all debts attract interest, which means that the longer you stay in debt, the more you ultimately end up paying. Paying interest on personal debt is money down the drain. It's never a good idea and we don't recommend getting into personal debt if it's possible not...

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Is There Any Reason Not To Pay A Debt Off As Fast As Possible?

Yes. Two reasons. Contrary to popular wisdom there is nothing fundamentally wrong with debt. The problem is with expensive debt. It's the interest rate attached to most debt that makes the debt a bad thing. If you could borrow £100 and pay back £100 a week, or even a year later, there's not really anything wrong with that. So the first instance in...

If I Always Pay Off My Credit Card On Time, Will I Be Charged?

In a word, no. Credit card companies make their money by allowing you to borrow from them. But if you pay the balance off in full every month by the due date, you'll never be charged for borrowing. However, if you're late, you will have to pay interest on the outstanding amount AND if you haven't paid the minimum amount for...

Car Insurance Hacks: How To Get Cheaper Car Insurance

how to get cheaper car insurance
For us British, car insurance is a legal requirement for every car owner. Which can be annoying. But also makes it big business. In this article, we look at things you can do to get your car insurance as cheaply as possible. But remember, the cheapest isn't necessarily the best. Before We Get Started... Never lie on a car insurance application...