Credit Crisis

Are You Worried About Credit Card Debt? Put It In Writing

Michael J MacMahon | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK
Michael J MacMahon

"The amount UK consumers owe on loans and credit cards grew by £1.9bn in March 2016, the highest figure in 11 years, driven by a sharp rise in spendi...

Four Habits That You Need to Break to Improve the Quality of Your Life

Sasha G Brown | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sasha G Brown

In a world where we're told to be more tolerant, accepting and understanding, there are instances where intolerance is still a good thing. My thoughts today might be controversial, but I believe it's important to point out opportunities where we can improve our lives, and the lives of those around us by being intolerant of the right things.

Are 'Greedy Bankers' Really to Blame for Our Financial Problems?

Jack Peters | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK
Jack Peters

If we're going to blame others for the recession then lets not forget the various governments that sold us false dreams, the unscrupulous mortgage lenders, the irresponsible borrowers, the undiscerning ratings agencies, the impotent FSA and even Sarah Beeney.

What's Holding Mobile Money Back?

Tony Virdi | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Tony Virdi

Mobile is the channel of the future. Online is very relevant and still growing, but now it's about getting in front of customers via the one device that they rarely put down - the mobile device.

The Great Depression Of 2013

Simon Dixon | Posted 22.10.2011 | UK Politics
Simon Dixon

With the markets in turmoil, I thought I would do some crystal balling for you. I am very hopeful of the future at the other end, but we will have a depression to get there.

Credit Reference Agencies & what's gone wrong with them

Willard Foxton | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK Politics
Willard Foxton

Exactly the same underlying conflicts of interest that damned the CDO market are present in their ratings of sovereign debt. The truth is, the global financial system hinges on the accuracy of the credit rating agencies.