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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 »

Co-habiting and Inheritance

December 9, 2014, 8:50 am

Hi all Trying to pre-empt a possible situation wrt my daughter. She is due an inheritance at the age of 25 left to her by my parents (she is 22 now). The money is currently in a Will Trust, but ... Read more »

Unused CGT loss, carry forward to subsequent tax years

December 8, 2014, 9:26 am

I had always believed that, for personal taxation, a capital loss could onl y be carried forward for a limited number of years (to be offset against a capital gain made in a subsequent year). How... Read more »

Ban mortgage lending to avoid another financial crunch

December 7, 2014, 7:40 pm

Ban mortgage lending to avoid another financial crunch ------------------------------------------------------ Bwanks, mortgage lenders and investors would like to be lazy and lend long term with h... Read more »

ISA rule change

December 7, 2014, 12:33 pm

When doe the the Autumn statement change to let spouses take over their partners ISA actually start? A friends husband is not likely to last until the next tax year. Derek Read more »

Bank note replacements

December 3, 2014, 9:25 pm

Does all cash handed into a bank get destroyed and remade? As I've never had a non-new note given to me when I withdraw cash. -- Intercourse prevents divorce. Read more »

Re: Latest Ubuntu tablet hits crowd funding

November 29, 2014, 1:46 pm

Don't fret Joseph Michael, it's the end of the month and the check should arrive shortly so you can renew your medication. Until that time arrives, it's best not to post to public groups while und... Read more »

Urgent advice: Can Natwest/Barclays extrajudicially close accounts without ...

November 29, 2014, 2:03 am

I am posting for a friend, Dr. Matthew Yong, who is in a very tight spot fi nancially and in general. He was a previous Dstl/UK MOD contractor (DSTLX1000073769 & DSTLX1000051141 *) running the co... Read more »

What's the next best thing to hold instead of cash?

November 28, 2014, 4:21 pm

Hi I'm approaching retirement and have been heavily invested in equities until now, which has worked pretty well thanks to QE etc. However yesterday I liquidated about 20% of my portfolio, to beg... 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 »