Monthly Archives May 2009

The Cost of 0800 Numbers from Mobile Phones

What is the point of calling a freephone number if it isn’t free? 0800 numbers have forever and ever been known as freephone numbers that are as the name suggests, free to call. Unless you call them from your mobile. However, all is not lost! That clever fellow over at ‘moneysavingexpert.com’ has done it again! There is a way to phone 0800 numbers from your mobile for free! This post is full of exclamation marks! But this is really good stuff and can save anyone who needs to phone an 0800 number from their mobile money. And it’s times like
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Marbles Credit Card Closed to New Customers.

In April, the Marbles credit card brand closed it’s doors to new customers. I don’t remember seeing much in the way of publicity about this but what has come to may attention is the fact that certain existing customers of Marbles have been seeing their interest rate slowly rise. I spoke to Marbles about this and although they are happy for customers to keep their card accounts and still use their cards for purchases, balance transfers etc. Some customers will be doing so at rates above 25% and in some cases over 29% after May 2009. These rate rises don’t
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