Latest UK Finance Discussions

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biggirlsblouse...house update..no HPC at present
House sold (contracts exchanged) in 6 weeks or so via estate agent (after trying not very hard privately for 8) for about 1% less than the asking price. Probably could have got the asking price by...
13 years ago 11
 
Stopping a SWIFT transfer...
I made a grave mistake when filling out an international money transfer form at the bank today and need to stop the transfer. Is SWIFT really instantanous?, is there no gr...
13 years ago 1
 
Spreadsheet stock conversion for US stocks?
Does anyone have a simple little spreadsheet that can help me convert US stock buy/sells to UK assets? Failing that if anyone can point me in the right direction to one on the web that would be gr...
13 years ago
 
Paying in slips
I know that some banks won't supply paying in slips to take out, but what about customers who want to pay in cheques by post and they have used up the slips in their cheque book? What are they to ...
13 years ago 3
 
40% question Savings
Last year I went into the Supertax threshold which is a first & very unlikely to be repeated. I have recieved a letter from HM revenue & customs saying that I have been paying tax @ 40% & may be pay...
13 years ago 5
 
Debt Reduction Tip!
Hello my fellow consumers, Like most of you I am tired by the amount of debt I have incurred of the years and am plagued by the amount of interest I have to pay to pay off my debts. It seems to...
13 years ago 3
 
Foxtons estate agents - do avoid them
I engaged Foxtons to sell my property while I was advertising it privately in the web. They knew about this and did not care when they were trying to convince me to give them the job. After they s...
13 years ago 17
 
Company Pension Scheme question
A couple of years ago I joined my employers company pension scheme, which is a "Your Company Pension @ Norwich Union" scheme. Now, completely out of the blue, I receive an information pack from so...
13 years ago 3
 
Office Phones with Heasets - OT but
Sorry but asked on the telecoms NG and no reply and thought some of you guys may work in a business that uses what I think I need??? I run a small home based business and need two Dect handsets wi...
13 years ago
 
Interest calculator.
Does anyone know of a free online or down loadable program to calculate and add interest, compounded monthly on monthly payments. What I need is a program which allows me to enter the fixed monthl...
13 years ago
 
New Moonlighter's Directory
moon·light·ing. -verb (used without object) to work at an additional job after one's regular, full-time employment, as at night. Check out www.cellardoor.co.uk, a free to join dirctory for moo...
13 years ago
 
Pension Commissions
Does anyone happen to knwo the typical commission rate a financial adviser will receive for lump sum stakeholder pension contirbutions and whether this has changed in the last couple of years. M...
13 years ago
 
Equal liability
I am having problems with my ISP. I am paying for my broadband with continuous credit card authority. Does the equal liability provision of Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 apply this case...
13 years ago
 
Nationwide Anyone seen a laptop?
LOST 3 months ago! :1 laptop containing all account numbers and names of nationwide customers because an irrsponsible emlpoyee took it home. As this was such an urgent situation in august when it w...
13 years ago 8
 
Man used MP3 player to hack ATMs
Haven't seen it posted here before. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/11/18/mp3_player_atm_hack/ "Parsons plugged his MP3 player into the back of free standing cash machines and was able to use ...
13 years ago 13