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We print and sell perfect Grade A counterfeit banknotes of over 52 currenci...

April 25, 2015, 3:03 pm

We print and sell perfect Grade A counterfeit banknotes of over 52 currenci es in the world.Here is your chance to be a millionaire.our money is perfec tly reproduced with All security features ava... Read more »

Travel Insurance for the over 65s

April 25, 2015, 1:10 pm

What a nightmare. All the insurance companies we have tried wont insure us now that we're over 65. We actually want a multi-trip worldwide policy (sans North America). We use d to insure with STA... Read more »

Reclaiming Tax on Investments

April 23, 2015, 12:50 pm

If tax has been deducted from interest on savings and you are a non-tax payer, how long do you have to reclaim this? Thanks Phil Read more »

Women should be gifted with softer laws, rules and regulations

April 18, 2015, 6:01 pm

Women should be gifted with softer laws, rules and regulations -------------------------------------------------------------- Like in sports, women should be gifted with softer laws, rules and reg... Read more »

Most people on over £100k already pay 60% Tax

April 14, 2015, 8:37 pm

Alistair Darling introduced a progressive reduction in personal allowance for incomes over £100k which the Tories did not abolish and Labour certainly won't. Because of the way incomes are distr... Read more »

Why are currency conversion quotes the wrong way round?

April 14, 2015, 5:45 pm

I notice that sites such as Google Finance quote the pound to dollar conversion rates in the form GBP/USD = 1.4784. I would read this as GBP per USD = 1.4784 or equivalently 1.4784 GBP per USD w... Read more »

Cooperative Bank Asking for National Insurance Number After 15 Years

April 10, 2015, 8:34 pm

I have received a letter from the Cooperative Bank saying that they have to suspend payments to my ISA unless I provide my National Insurance number. They've only got a dummy number stored. I've ha... Read more »

Can the British government extrajudicially & forcibly close bank accoun...

March 26, 2015, 7:34 pm

Through various means, we have acquired more documents about the ongoing ca se between Dr. Matthew Yong, former contractor of Dstl (Dstl contract numbe rs: Dstlx1000051141 dated 22/12/10 and Dstlx1... Read more »

Splitting revenue 60/40 with soon to be retired supplier - What implication...

March 16, 2015, 9:12 pm

Apologies if this is the wrong group to be posting this to.. We are a small vehicle parts /repair company, and one of our suppliers (He is a one man band) is retiring in a few months. He has made ... Read more »

Greek bond yields

March 11, 2015, 1:21 pm

I don't understand Greek 10 year bond yields. Last time I looked (about 2 weeks ago) they were ~ 10%. I see a big haircut or total default as a certainty, so why aren't they ~ 90% ? Possible an... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


sort code

I have the sort code but not the bank address, any ideas how to find it 40-37-19 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 »


HSBC's Leadership in Private Label Financing

Claimed by HSBC: New Merchant Relationship Underscores HSBC's Leadership in Private Label Financing Facts behind the story: 1. HSBC's private label financing is by troubled predatory lender Hous... Read more »