University students targeted by tax scams

Watch out for phishing scams ‘Phishing’ is a type of spam where scammers try to reel you in with the hope that you’ve got a connection to the company they’re pretending to be from. To avoid getting caught out: Don’t assume an email or text is authentic. Phone numbers and email addresses can be spoofed,…

Precisely How To Exercise Your Right To A Mis Sold PPI

Bank loans and mortgages are few of the borrowings where Payment Protection Insurance coverage is applicable. The selling of a PPI has been a way for many brokers to earn money from commission they could obtain by selling it. These brokers are often motivated by the commission they will be getting from increasing sales, in…

Early Christmas present for Coventry city centre

Published Monday, 19 November 2018 In the lead up to the city’s big Christmas lights switch on, free public WiFi is now available to city centre visitors and businesses. Pictured (left to right): Bernard Ginns, IntechnologyWiFi, Cllr Jim O’Boyle, Cabinet Member, Jobs and Regeneration, Trish Willetts, BID Director, Coventry BID, Neil Downton, Project Manager, Coventry…

A night of entertainment will launch Christmas in Coventry

Published Friday, 16 November 2018 Talented performers will help officially start the festivities in Coventry when they take to the stage for an evening of entertainment. An array of singers and dancers will be out in force for this year’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-on, which is set to go ahead on Wednesday, November 21. To…

Regulator enlists Gok Wan and Fred from First Dates in PPI campaign

What do the celebs say? The FCA says it’s enlisted Gok Wan and Fred Sirieux to help consumers complain, as part of its PPI reclaim campaign. It told MoneySavingExpert.com both celebrities are being paid for their support, though it won’t say how much. Gok Wan, a fashion consultant and TV presenter who rose to fame…

16 Days of Action | Coventry City Council

Published Thursday, 15 November 2018 Next week, from Sunday 25 November, through until Monday 10 December, Coventry City Council will be raising awareness of Domestic Abuse through the 16 Days of Action campaign. 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence stems from the original movement, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. The movement first…

Debt Consolidation – Is it a Good Idea For You?

Ever since the onslaught of the recent financial crisis, debt consolidation has been booming. Debt consolidation services have been springing up everywhere, especially in cyberspace. Consolidation quotes arrive in the mailbox on a regular basis. It's big business. The reason there are so many debt programs out there is because there are so many debt…

Don’t lose out by being loyal to your insurer

We know that a lot of MSE readers are savvy about shopping around for a good deal. But imagine if your elderly relative goes to their local newsagent, the one they’ve been going to for years. What if a first-time customer to that shop gets the same newspaper as your relative, but pays half the…

Autism-friendly sessions at Tile Hill

Published Tuesday, 13 November 2018 Families with autistic children can benefit from weekly activity sessions and an autism friendly environment, at Tile Hill library. Families with autistic children can benefit from weekly activity sessions and an autism friendly environment, at Tile Hill library. Library staff run drop-in craft and activity sessions after school on a…

Why Do More and More People Choose Online Payments?

Consumers are used to having instant connections with information, entertainment, other users through text message, social media and products they want to purchase. Since people expect that almost all their needs can immediately be addressed with the help of technology, it is not surprising that they would rather go for online payments and the businesses…

For some, basic financial services have been out of reach for too long

Financial services such as bank accounts and insurance policies are part of the essential architecture of our lives. Many people, however, lack access to financial services, and therefore have to rely on other forms of credit such as doorstep lenders, typically at much higher prices. Financial exclusion, whereby people lack access to financial services, often…

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