Seven scams and how to avoid them

seven phone scams

Scammers are notorious for the way they constantly re-invent the ways in which they try to steal money from the unwary. New research by Saga has found that phone scams make up a large percentage of the £768 million fraudsters got away with in 2016, identifying seven different scenarios:

Is the PPI deadline clock ticking faster for you?

Is the PPI deadline clock ticking faster for you?

The UK’s financial regulator and the country’s financial sector are spending millions of pounds trying to persuade consumers to make a PPI claim before the 2019 deadline time bars them. The £42 million multi-media advertising campaign is warning consumers not to delay in making their claim if they believe they were mis-sold payment protection insurance …

Bank Of England warns about Brexit risks

Challenging outlook

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank Of England, has warned that some of the risks foreseen in Britain’s choice to leave the EU are starting to emerge. In a special report the Bank says: “There is evidence that some risks have started to crystalize.  The current outlook for UK financial stability is challenging.”