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Maintain a positive balance on a Barclaycard?

January 19, 2016, 12:27 pm

I forgot a monthly payment on Barclaycard - and got charged interest and late payment fee, not the end of the world but just annoying! Is it possible to keep a credit balance on Barclaycard just ... Read more »

VAT forums?

January 14, 2016, 11:55 pm

Can anyone recommend a good forum/group for a complex VAT question? Read more »

Cash in SIPPs and ISAs

January 1, 2016, 4:57 pm

Happy New Year all. We can get reasonable interest on fixed rate cash bonds, eg 3.1% for 5 years. It annoys me, and I think it outrageous that banks and BSs offer lower rates for cash in ISAs. An... Read more »

safe deposit boxes - how safe if a bank fails?

December 30, 2015, 6:23 pm

How protected are the contents of safe deposit boxes if a British bank fails? The FSCS, admittedly on a page that talks in baby language and has a cartoon of giraffes, defines a deposit as mone... Read more »

Council spending

December 26, 2015, 5:03 pm

Am I being stupid or is somebody lying? Compare the list by a private auditor: To the list by the council themselves: Page 2 (how did we do la... Read more »

UK tax implications of repatriating Swiss pension

December 16, 2015, 9:26 pm

A long time ago, I worked for a Swiss company and built up a pension fund. Haven't worked for them or added to the pension since about 1999 and lived in the UK since 2000. The fund is sitting in a... Read more »

Financial instrument For Lease/Sales [ BG, SBLC,MTN ]

December 10, 2015, 3:40 pm

Dear Sir/Ma, We have direct providers of Fresh Cut BG, SBLC and MTN which are specifically for lease. Our bank instrument can be engaged in PPP Trading, Discounting, Signature Project(s) suc... Read more »

What are amounts for credit card liability?

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December 8, 2015, 8:51 am

I read that Section 75 of some law means a credit card issuer must protect purchases over ?100 for free, so if there's a problem you can get your money back. Is there no other guarantee for purc... Read more »


November 28, 2015, 4:17 am

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Independent Banking Advisory Service rating: 5

Has anyone had any experience using this service or any similiar? Seem keen to want a help but want to charge up front which leaves me a bit suspicous. Any info would be appreciated John Read more »

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How much is 20000 in 1840 worth today? rating: 5

In Charlotte Bronte's novel, Jane Eyre inherits 20000. Assuming this takes place around 1840, how much is that worth today? Just curious as she promptly gives away 75% of it. Thanks, Anna. Read more »

Mortgage endowment complaint rating: 5

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Can anyone advise on this please; I have been offered £15,698.44 (surrender value being £10,476.15) for an endowment policy from Friends Provident which I complained I was mis-sold. The policy ... Read more »

sort code rating: 4

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Foreign accounts. rating: 4

Does anyone have experience in setting up a bank account in a foreign country (in Europe, not US). Which is the best department to focus on - marketing, international banking, etc. Is it a hass... Read more »

Woolwich/Barclays OpenPlan Offset Tracker Mortgage rating: 4

Hi All, I'm considering getting one of the above. I've seen several posts on this group suggesting that it is better to get the Offset Tracker mortgage through Barclays rather than the Wooli... Read more »

How long will it take? Halifax > HSBC rating: 4

Hi, How long will it take to transfer funds from a Halifax account to a HSBC account? The funds was sent this afternoon around 5:30pm Read more »

Sort Code rating: 4

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Self Assessment Tax Return Postal Address rating: 3

Hi, Could anyone please tell me where I should send my self-assessment tax return form to? In previous years I received the form from HMRC's Cardiff office (with its return address already print... Read more » is a site by and for consumers of financial services and advice. We are not affiliated with any of the banks, financial services or software manufacturers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

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