What shouldn't a short term loan be used for in the UK?

Jan 07, 2014 Simon Williams

Plenty of people depend on short term loans to keep their heads above water when times get tough financially. These alternative credit options have been exceedingly helpful for those in a tight spot, most notably over the past few years during


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Why are people calling for the ban of short term loan ads in the Commonwealth Games?

Jan 07, 2014 Simon Williams

Every four years, a large number of nations send their best athletes to a beautiful host city that's spent a lot of time preparing for the influx of spectators and sports stars alike, where they then compete for global honors and to benefit


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Why embracing e-commerce is essential for holiday sales

Jan 07, 2014 Dave King

Retailers and payment processing companies across the country have started to implement more electronic transaction tools in recent years. As more consumers are starting to rely on wired devices that can easily link to bank accounts, businesses


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Officials regulating short term products despite high demand

Dec 16, 2013 Quinn Thomas

A number of federal organizations and local government groups have taken aggressive steps to limit the ability of the short term loan industry to function in recent months. The Consumer Financials Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Office of


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Home value appreciation could boost household wealth in 2014

Dec 16, 2013 Philip Burgess

Consumer spending is expected to pick up at the end of this year as people purchase gifts for friends and family members. But, continued home value appreciation could keep spending levels high into 2014. According to Zillow's housing predictions


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