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Excessive salaries paid to UK charity bossesExcessive salaries paid to UK charity bosses
I recently discovered the list below of the charities with the highest paid staff in the country and it makes for very distressing reading and I think - [12 October 2016 - 6 comments]

No guarantee reserving a room on Booking.com with American ExpressNo guarantee reserving a room on Booking.com with American Express
Booking.com lets you register a credit card as a guarantee of payment when booking rooms at hotels or guest houses. This is to ensure that they get - [7 October 2016 - 1 comments]

Payday loan companies are bad for BritainPayday loan companies are bad for Britain
These payday loan companies are not good for the people that take out the loans and they're certainly not good for the country as a whole. These - [12 December 2013 - 24 comments]

Supermarkets put small shops like mine out of businessSupermarkets put small shops like mine out of business
I know I am not the only one in this boat, but there is no support or help when you are self employed. Please, if you can, support your local traders - [10 November 2012 - 17 comments]

Debt management companies should be avoidedDebt management companies should be avoided
I do not know if any of you reading this have found themselves in an unfortunate situation with debt and have approached by a debt management company. - [12 October 2012 - 40 comments]

Why has my car insurance premium gone up?Why has my car insurance premium gone up?
The car insurance industry really is a protection racket, with motorists the victims of a system that encourages all manner of problems. My gripe is - [10 October 2012 - 9 comments]

Why does the UK give money to EU countries in trouble?Why does the UK give money to EU countries in trouble?
I'm sick and tired of our hard earned cash propping up countries in the EU such as Portugal, Greece, Ireland and now Italy. It's a damn disgrace and - [16 July 2011 - 21 comments]

Bank cashier speaks in a loud voiceBank cashier speaks in a loud voice
I thought that bank staff were supposed to be discreet when it comes to dealing with the financial affairs of customers? We're clearly the young lady - [12 June 2011 - 7 comments]

Royal Wedding, a waste of taxpayer moneyRoyal Wedding, a waste of taxpayer money
I don't have a problem with people getting married and I guess I don't mind the royals. What I do mind,however, is obscene levels of spending like - [26 April 2011 - 35 comments]

Cancelling our MBNA Virgin Credit card Cancelling our MBNA Virgin Credit card
All this has left me with a very bad taste in my mouth. Imagine our dismay when it turns out that if you have to cancel an MBNA credit card they'll - [21 March 2011 - 8 comments]

Dirty debt collectors and their tricksDirty debt collectors and their tricks
Many of these companies operate, quite literally, on the fringes of the law and actually have very little power. There are ways to challenge these - [8 December 2010 - 37 comments]

Home contents insurance, always shop around!Home contents insurance, always shop around!
I bought some Home Contents Insurance many years ago, with Norwich Union underwritten by Lloyds TSB, and I remember quite clearly being told by the - [30 November 2010 - 7 comments]

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