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Does Klarna Affect Your Credit Score?

Klarna, also known as Klarna Bank AB, is a Swedish bank that offers financial services to customers worldwide, and one of their main services is helping online shoppers purchase products through a finance plan which lets them pay for the items later on.  This type of payment plan is commonly referred to as ‘Buy Now…

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score is really important in the world of finance – if you are considering getting a mortgage, loan, credit card or any other type of credit contract, you will want to get the best deals on the market, but a low score is likely to result in you being rejected for credit altogether,…

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Can I Switch Car Insurance Providers If I’ve Had a Payment Holiday?

According to comparison site GoCompare, September is one of the busiest months for car insurance renewals in the UK, as historically, it is the month which has the most new car sales in the UK.  Many motorists, however, make the costly mistake of auto-renewing with the same insurer every year, but by switching providers, they could be saving as much as a…

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Can I Get Travel Insurance that Covers Coronavirus?

The travel industry has been drastically hit this year as the Coronavirus pandemic forced countries into lockdown and people were urged to stay home and cancel all travel plans.  When the lockdown rules eased in June 2020, things were looking up for travellers as countries re-opened and holiday destinations were back in business, but now…

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Millions of Drivers Have Paid a Total of £1.9bn for ‘Loyalty Tax’

Despite car insurance premiums decreasing for thousands of motorists in the UK due to the Coronavirus pandemic, GoCompare has revealed that millions of drivers have had to fork out more money for their car insurance after making the simple mistake of not switching providers before their renewal date.  Generally, most insurance companies will reward new customers with cheaper premiums and offer them their…

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Car registration years – a complete guide to understanding number plates

Contents: Car registration years How does the car registration plate system work? Number plate area codes (first two letters) When do new number plates come out? Private number plates & personalised registrations What are private number plates? Is it legal to purchase and use private number plates? Check car tax/MOT Working out how old a…

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Car Insurance Industry Sees Cheapest Premiums Since 2015

Between April and June this year, the average cost of car insurance was the cheapest it’s been since 2016, according to the latest figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI), and Compare the Market’s figures show that the average cost has decreased by 6.5% since the start of 2020.   The average price of fully comprehensive motor…

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5 Essential Ways to Protect Your Loved Ones

A lot has happened so far in 2020, and events such as the Coronavirus pandemic have caused many people to consider their own mortality, despite it being a difficult thing to think about. As a result, you may be wondering what would happen to your children if you were suddenly no longer here, and what…

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