Sadly no reports of a Routemaster singing Wonderwall
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Wednesday 18 May 2011
Q: You reported that easyJet has increased its charges for paying for flights with a credit or debit card. How can I avoid such fees?
Saturday 23 April 2011
Do you understand the cost for using your plastic abroad? With the summer holiday season just around the corner it's a good time for a quick recap on the dos and don'ts when it comes to using your plastic abroad.
Sunday 17 April 2011
Saturday 09 April 2011
Wednesday 30 March 2011
Consumer watchdog Which? has lodged a "super complaint" against surcharges imposed on customers who pay with a debit or credit card.
Saturday 19 February 2011
there are two sides to every story, and that's certainly the case with interest rate movements I've witnessed over the last month or so.
Saturday 12 February 2011
Being forced to pay through the nose for using a plastic card is one of those modern little annoyances I thought we had to just suck up and accept. But now Which? plans to put in a super-complaint about the rip-off surcharges which will force the Office of Fair Trading to examine the practice.
Monday 31 January 2011
Four out of 10 Britons are unaware that the cheque guarantee system will be closing this year, a survey indicated today.
Saturday 08 January 2011
We know that 2011 is set to be our toughest year yet as the Coalition's cutbacks start to bite hard, but this week's news that two million people are resorting to credit cards to cover their mortgage or rent payments is shocking. The housing charity Shelter warns that, as a result, many people have started the new year with the threat of homelessness hanging over them.
Saturday 01 January 2011
Thursday 09 December 2010
Black cabs in London are to be fitted with an Oyster card-style system, allowing passengers to pay simply by touching the reader with their credit cards.
Sunday 05 December 2010
Cash is no longer king. Debit cards passed a historic milestone over the August bank holiday when the running total of debit card spending (£272bn) finally overtook the cumulative amount of cash spent (£269bn) in the economy.
Friday 03 December 2010
Debit cards have overtaken cash to become the UK's most popular payment method for the first time, figures showed yesterday. On 30 August the amount of money people had spent on debit cards since the beginning of the year overtook the value of transactions paid for in cash for the first time at £272bn-, compared with £269bn for cash, according to the Payments Council.
Saturday 09 October 2010
Thursday 02 September 2010
Officials have begun demanding identification from anyone buying a new mobile phone number in what the government claims is an attempt to stamp out junk messages. Critics say the measure, enacted yesterday, gives the Communist regime a new tool for monitoring its citizens.
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