National Health Service top rated healthcare system
By Jon McNamara

Even with all of the government cutbacks in social services, welfare, and more, the UK continues to do something right. The NHS – National Health Service was rated number in the the world (yet again)…

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Payday loan complaints increase over 300% in 2016-17
By Jon McNamara

The number of borrowers in the UK that have complained about payday lenders is growing rapidly. There has been a 327% increase is complaints filed during the 2016-2017 fiscal year, and this has occurred despite…

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Working class people spend 50% of income on housing
By Jon McNamara

While there has been some reports of rent costs going down in London, the fact is that housing in the UK is still very expensive. It is so costly that “working class” people who make…

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Cheapest energy tariffs increase 20% in 6 months
By Jon McNamara

Central government threats of increased regulations, higher wholesale costs, as well as price caps are causing big changes in the energy tariff market. Some power companies are now changing the rates on their cheapest deals,…

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Requests for debt help hit record
By Jon McNamara

More people across the UK are struggling to pay their debts. Families are falling into arrears on their mortgages, payday loans, car payments, and credit cards among other bills. The problem is so large that…

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£12 billion of cuts to welfare still on track
By Jon McNamara

Even with the change in government last year, the Brexit, and the potential break-up of the United Kingdom as we know it, the central government is still on track to cut £12 billion of social…

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Food bank usage increases 5% in 2016
By Jon McNamara

As of the latest data available (September 2016), Trussell Trust has provided 5% more parcels of food to needy families than in previous years. It is expected that by the end of the year the…

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Financial Conduct Authority lending regulations for 2017
By Jon McNamara

Now that the Financial Conduct Authority has placed regulations on payday lending firms, they will now be expanding their review to other lenders during 2017. Next up for the FCA will be an assessment done…

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Tesco warns of increasing food costs
By Jon McNamara

While the exit impacts of the “Brexit” are still to be determined, there are more people as well as companies talking about an increase in the cost of living that many UK families may be…

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How to apply for CFO Lending settlement
By Jon McNamara

One of the largest payday lenders in the UK, CFO Lending, is being penalized by the Financial Conduct Authority. The company was overcharging customers, they sent threatening letters about repayment of the loans, and had…

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