Date:10 July 2007 I Comments: 1 I Views:6,258

But is it a good idea? On the surface the new Barclaycard ‘Breathe’ card looks fantastic for anyone that is environmentally concerned. 50% of profits donated to worldwide projects that help tackle climate change Discounts and low interest rates on selected greener spend such as money off insulation and discounts on bicycles at Halfords. The profits are already being used to support a number of pioneering projects around the world such as solar panels for schools in the UK, renewable energy and forest preservation, and wind farms and hydropower in China. It’s great to see companies doing this kind of thing and

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Date:10 July 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:5,668

The headline: Burping cows ‘harming environment’ The first line: Cows could be doing more damage to the environment than four-wheel-drive cars, scientists have warned. The full story: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/itn/20070710/tuk-burping-cows-harming-environment-dba1618.html And also, BBC News: Experts claim cows are responsible for about 3% of Britain’s greenhouse gases!   http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/mid/6288012.stm   Come on guys! Keep up, I blogged that over a month ago! :) http://www.ukmoneypot.co.uk/4x4s-and-carnivores.htm    

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Date:9 July 2007 I Comments: 12 I Views:36,140

Because this blog post has gained ranking in Google for searches relating to the 14 day cooling of and cancellation period I have added the following:  For facts regarding 14 day cooling off periods, refer to the FSA handbook: http://fsahandbook.info/FSA/html/handbook/ICOB/6/2 Items marked with a capital ‘R’ are rules. If you need further advice the FSA can be contacted by phone: 0845 606 1234 It makes sense to fully read and understand the terms and conditions of your contract before committing to anything. What I have learned: The 14 Day Cooling off period for insurance is pointless because insurance companies are allowed to charge

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Date:8 July 2007 I Comments: 4 I Views:8,065

Because this blog post has gained ranking in Google for searches relating to the 14 day cooling off and cancellation period I have added the following:  For facts regarding 14 day cooling off periods, refer to the FSA handbook: http://fsahandbook.info/FSA/html/handbook/ICOB/6/2 Items marked with a capital ‘R’ are rules. If you need further advice the FSA can be contacted by phone: 0845 606 1234 It makes sense to fully read and understand the terms and conditions of your contract before committing to anything. What I have learned: The 14 Day Cooling off period for insurance is pointless because insurance companies are allowed to charge

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Date:6 July 2007 I Comments: 0 I Views:7,179

Have you applied for anything online only to find that you are continually bombarded thereafter with either promotional emails or phone calls or even junk through your letter box? If you have applied for a loan recently you may find yourself subjected to phone call after phone call from companies all claiming to have received your application long after you’ve already arranged your loan. Why does this happen? Two possible reasons: 1/ the company to which you first applied is unable to help so they have passed your details to a company that may be able to. This is quite common and

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Date:2 July 2007 I Comments: 2 I Views:68,875

Because this blog post has gained ranking in Google for searches relating to the 14 day cooling off and cancellation period I have added the following:  For facts regarding 14 day cooling off periods, refer to the FSA handbook: http://fsahandbook.info/FSA/html/handbook/ICOB/6/2 Items marked with a capital ‘R’ are rules. If you need further advice the FSA can be contacted by phone: 0845 606 1234 It makes sense to fully read and understand the terms and conditions of your contract before committing to anything. What I have learned: The 14 Day Cooling off period for insurance is pointless because insurance companies are allowed to charge

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Date:2 July 2007 I Comments: 2 I Views:11,925

Something to be aware of when choosing an insurance company is how they record details of no-claims discounts. When applying for car insurance we are required by law to put in the number of years no-claims discount that we can PROVE. Usually this means taking the information from your previous insurance policy. Some insurance companies only record up to 5 years no-claims. The big problem with this is if you know full well that you haven’t made a claim in over 10 years, you can’t prove it. The question I now need answered is: If I have an old certificate

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