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The computer takeover fraud article by the Simple Finance Loan Calculator

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How often do you use your laptop or desktop PC? In the recent news, a spate of scams in which multiple criminals are using technology to take over victims' potentially vulnerable victims' computers has now been officially reported by an anti-fraud group. The Financial Fraud Action, which is [...]

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The Simple Finance Loan Calculator can give you the deposit you need

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Where money matters, simple finance is making sure that you get all of the latest up-to date information with the worlds money needs. In this article, we're taking a look at how to raise a deposit. Certainly, is not an easy hurdle? But with simple finance and our loan calculator, we are making i [...]

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Fines planes and automobiles

Loan calculator, Simple Finance, Keydata, SLS, Volkswagon, Emission testing, Thomson, Cardiff airport

Good morning Loan calculators and welcome to this weeks edition of the simple finance blog. It was a week in which a Mr. McNeil landed a £350,000 fine, Cardiff airport saw an emergency landing from a Thomson flight with 200 passengers onboard and Volkswagen openly admitted to "screwing up" emi [...]

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Attack of the Clones

Loan calculator, Simple Finance, Japan, Rugby, banks, Greece, China, Fix my finances, Clone, Ombudsmen

Good afternoon my loan calculator friends, I hope this blog finds you safe and well. It's been another interesting couple of weeks. Firstly Japan showed us all they may not be known for their physical statue but they certainly are now known for at least in the rugby world as possessing the hearts of [...]

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Slowly slowly catchee monkey

Loan calculator, Simple Finance, Barclays, RBS, Citi, JPMorgan, UBS, Forex trading

Welcome once more loan calculators, It's been a couple of week since I posted so thought I would round off your Monday madness with another shot in the arm of the simple finance blog. On the whole the past week has been a quite one but there of course as always are several stories that hit the headl [...]

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Ushering in a new era of simple finance

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The introduction and recent tightening of licensing requirements have really ushered in a new era for the short-term market and loan calculator sites. Despite the new regulations taking an obvious toll on the number of businesses still involved in the sector the early indications are the usual suppl [...]

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8.6 Billion Reasons To Love Biotechs

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Madness this week my loan calculator friends when we read that Italy has rescued over 4000 migrants off the Libyan coast from the clutches of the people smugglers. Chelsea football club scoop the UK Premiership title and John Kerry becomes the very first secretary of American state to visit Somalia [...]

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Google fine goggles the mind

Loan calculator, Simple Finance, California, Twitter, Youtube, Turkey, Social media, LIBOR, Google, Financial penalties

In a week were we have water restrictions in drought-ridden California, tragic news over the suicide research for the German co-pilot and Twitter and YouTube were made inaccessible in Turkey as part of a radical government crackdown on social media. Desperate times indeed. In business news Royal Dut [...]

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Its time for fee and cake

Loan calculator, Simple Finance, FCA, Fees, Levies, Brokers, Regulate, Change

Its been another interesting week which saw the release, as I am sure my dedicated loan calculator chums will remember me saying some time ago of the FCA Fees and Levies for 2015/16. With a staggering increase in annual funding of 7.9% to a jaw dropping 481M it was clear that this was going to [...]

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Bank accounts and turn abouts

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So then it was the turn of the humble bank account. That long-standing staple of the UK consumer and something us fellow loan calculators have long debated through various twists and turns of fees, charges and service quality. The FCA delivered its report in March about how it was going to make swit [...]

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Football and world war three

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Another March races by and wow, has it been a busy couple of weeks for both the business and the political world. As usual your simple finance blog will do its best to bring you up to speed on the main events. Monday saw Iraqi armed forces launch counter offensive strikes on the Islamic state at Tik [...]

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FCA sets price cap guidelines for payday loan providers

Loan calculator, Simple Finance, FCA, Martin Wheatley, pay day

In July of 2014 the FCA put forward proposals for a cap on payday loan calculator lenders are permitted to use. The FCA's chief executive Martin Wheatley said "I am confident these new rules strike the right balance for both the firms and the consumer alike". This new proposal sets the tone to move [...]

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