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what would an investor buy to gamble on a NATO-Russia war

May 25, 2016, 8:43 pm

Recently retired NATO general Richard Shirreff, who was Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR) until 2014, has warned about the possibility of a NATO-Russia war in 2017. The trouble, in... Read more »

Investment Automation App (IAA) - Help make it happen!

May 18, 2016, 12:56 pm

Hello! Help make it happen for Investment Automation App at Thanks! Read more »

What do you prefer for trading ? Forex or stock indexes ?

May 16, 2016, 7:43 am

Hello, what's better in your opinion, trading forex or stock indexes ? -- finance et biologie Read more »

US / Canada finance newsgroups / forums?

April 21, 2016, 12:11 am

As the subject says. Where can I find some US / Canada finance newsgroups / forums? I invested on the stock market many years ago, and am wondering if this is an appropriate time to get back into ... Read more »

Explanation of Section 104 'pooled' cost basis for calculating cost of shar...

April 19, 2016, 4:13 pm

Can someone explain how this is calculated? I understand how it works if th ere are multiple purchases of the same stock over a period of several years . What if there are also multiple sales of th... Read more »

Poor little Gideon

April 12, 2016, 10:29 am

I see he only got £3 interest on his bank accounts. Perhaps he should use ISAs or perhaps a Santander 123 Account like other hardworking© people - unless of course he just has no savings whatso... Read more »

Dividend Payments (Balance Sheet?)

April 11, 2016, 10:32 pm

Hi, Could someone confirm that any Dividend payments made are posted direct to the balance sheet (not on the Profit & Loss?) And what sub catergory should the dividend payments go under on the bal... Read more »

CIS tax payments - checking they've been paid?

April 10, 2016, 8:18 am

I've worked for a couple of rather dodgy builders this year, who paid me via the CIS scheme. I did get pay slips at the time. How do I find out if they paid HMRC my deductions? If they havent pai... Read more »

ISA interest calculation

April 6, 2016, 5:19 pm

Can someone do the maths for me? 22/07/2015, £15240 invested in ISA, interest paid in April. 05/04/2016, £53.96 interest paid. What rate have I received? Read more »

NS&I website problem (6 April 2016)?

April 6, 2016, 1:34 pm

6 April 2016 I am trying to cash in a savings certificate. The NS&I website seems to wo rk; I can log in, select the certificate, click to cash it and I then type into my phone the 4 digit code ... Read more »

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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 »

Qualifying week - maternity pay? rating: 5 says: To calculate your average weekly earnings your employer will average your gross earnings over a period of at least ei... Read more »

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

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

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

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 »

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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