PPI Claims: Go it alone or Get Help?

You cannot turn on the TV or pick up a newspaper lately without being bombarded by people telling us to claim back PPI. Many of them do not however, take the time to explain exactly what PPI is, why it has affected so many of us or why it is important that we try and claim it back. What is PPI? Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) is a type of insurance provided by money lenders when you take out a loan, credit card or mortgage. Its...

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Making the Most of your Pension when Retiring Overseas
Mar21

Making the Most of your Pension when Retiring Overseas

Have you ever thought about retiring overseas? It is a dream for many to enjoy their golden years under a sunnier climate, in a cheaper country, or closer to family (in the case of foreign workers). Before you take the plunge and pack your bags, you should think about several aspects of your overseas retirement. Retiring overseas, things to consider Where will you retire? The list of heavenly destinations is long, but what country...

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The Essential Guide to Managing Debt and Avoiding Bankruptcy

The economic turmoil experienced in the UK recently has led to a huge increase in consumer debt problems. While bankruptcy may seem like a desirable option to many people, it is not without its own pain. Bankruptcy does provide legal protection from creditors, but it usually involves the loss of property, consequences for long-term credit-worthiness and various employment implications. Before such a drastic step is taken, people...

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The Best Way to Buy Precious Metals
Feb24

The Best Way to Buy Precious Metals

Many people are concerned about the global economies, especially when it comes to the various central banks around the world.  The larger central banks, those in the United States, England, Euro-banks, and the Far East continue to print money to help finance their debt – but that ultimately leads to a devaluation of their respective currency.  So what can an investor do?  The answers is simple: invest in precious metals. Once an...

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3 Different Kinds of Insurance Policies
Feb03

3 Different Kinds of Insurance Policies

Having some form of insurance to protect against loss of earnings due to ill health, injury or a death in the family can make those trying times that little bit easier. Financial worries can cause a lot of stress and when families are already dealing with the fallout of a change in circumstances or even the loss of a loved one can be traumatic enough to be the straw that breaks the camel’s back. There are various types of insurance...

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Lower insurance premiums by choosing your first car wisely
Feb02

Lower insurance premiums by choosing your first car wisely

The car you choose to drive affects the amount of money you pay each month in insurance premiums. Car insurance is mandatory rather than voluntary – if you want to drive you must have at least a basic third-party policy from an insurer such as 123.ie, otherwise you are breaking the law. This is to protect other drivers and anyone else who may be injured or have property damaged as a result of your driving. Insurance can be costly,...

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