Archive for the ‘banking’ Category

In the United Kingdom, there are a number of bodies who seek to regulate different parts of the financial services industry. Here we look at the role of some of the main bodies, and how they seek to maintain standards and protect consumers. Financial Services Authority (FSA) The most important financial regulator, the FSA has […]


It is estimated that three million people in the United Kingdom alone fall victim to scams and swindles every year, losing a total of GBP 3.5 billion. This article explains how some common scams work and what to watch out for.   Scams take advantage of one or more human instincts, which can include: Greed […]


About Time

20Jan11

Watching that short video, the scales dropped from my proverbials. Really it is kind of absurd to put up with the way so many banks treat their customers in this day and age. Pens on chains and a scowling face behind bulletproof glass. In what kind of way is that meant to represent good customer […]


Mobile Banking

24Sep08

Mobile Banking You can probably access your Bank account in several different ways. Online banking has taken off in a big way in recent years and most banks offer this service. You can even use telephone banking if you don’t have regular access to the internet. Now there may be another way to keep your […]


Is your bank account in the Green? I wrote previously about how high speed broadband could contribute towards living a greener lifestyle. This got me thinking about other ways in which small changes in our lifestyles can affect the environment. A quick Google search showed that several companies are attempting to make themselves and their […]