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Sensex up 292 pts ; Nifty ends above 8900 Jan 27 2015 News

January 27, 2015, 11:57 am

Sensex closed at 29571.04 with a gain of 292.20 points or 1 percent. Nifty is up by 74.90 points or 0.85 percent and trading at 8910.50. FOR SHARE TIPS CLICK HERE Read more »

Van and fuel benefit

January 26, 2015, 2:44 pm

I see that if a van use is split between two people, then the benefit can be apportioned appropriately according to: If employee 2 is paid ... Read more »

Using the £15k cash ISA allowance?

January 19, 2015, 1:18 pm

I opened a cash ISA of about £5k with Virgin Money early in this tax year (2014-2015). But I had no reminder from them about the opportunity to raise that to £15k in July, and consequently forgot... Read more »

Is Lloyds TSB in Difficulties? - (curious contract term)

January 11, 2015, 5:49 pm

Hi all, Lloyds TSB recently (within the last few months) made an extremely significant change to their T&C which leads me to suspect they may have liquidity or even solvency issues which may be ... Read more »

On phone with HMRC for 55 minutes before being cut-off

December 31, 2014, 4:33 pm

Listening to some crappy Beethoven, to be cut off after 55 minutes. Of course, ring again and get told they're now closed, it being 4:31pm! Read more »

Eliminating mortgage companies from counties and boroughs

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December 30, 2014, 10:40 pm

Eliminating mortgage companies from counties and boroughs --------------------------------------------------------- There is an urgent need to rethink mortgage and do it up differently using best ... Read more »

Money gifts before death

December 29, 2014, 8:09 pm

A foolish friend who is 84 has given her sister in law (also 84) and her husband a cheque for £127K to help them buy a bungalow suitable for there aged needs. They actually phoned and asked her ... Read more »

Part 2 (long): Can Natwest forcibly close accounts, not return balance and ...

December 27, 2014, 1:07 am

Hi, I have acquired more correspondence between Dr. Matthew Yong and his former bank, Natwest. Background ========= Dr. Matthew Yong was a former Dstl contractor. He and other contractors wer ... Read more »

Oil price and air fares

December 22, 2014, 9:43 am

With the fall in the price of oil how much is it likely to reduce short and long haul flights? Derek Read more »

Another Access to Pension Issue

December 10, 2014, 3:36 pm

Hi all A lot of discussion has surrounded this access to pension funds at age 55 business. I think it is generally agreed that flexibility (for those savvy enough) is a good thing. My concern ... Read more »

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Mortgage endowment complaint

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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 »


Independent Banking Advisory Service

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 »


Woolwich/Barclays OpenPlan Offset Tracker Mortgage

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 »


Foreign accounts.

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 »


Sort Code

Hi, Is there anyway to find out which branch a sort code belongs to? The one I need at the moment is 30-84-41 TIA Read more »


How long will it take? Halifax > HSBC

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 »


Tracker Mortgage Rate Cut Advice

Hi, I have a lifetime tracker mortgage with HSBC which states that they cannot charge me more than 1% over the BOE Base Rate. However, last month's half-percent rate cut has still not been passed ... Read more »