CPP Claims

Mis-selling is back at the top of the finance news again and this time because of more refunds being issued. Rather than it being a development of the PPI issue though, this time it is regarding customers who were mis-sold identity and card theft policies through CPP. CPP  - also known as Card Protection Policy […]

10 Things you Can Get from a Credit Card

It’s no secret that credit cards have their advantages. Not only can a credit card transform the way in which you handle your finances, but it can offer you a whole host of additional benefits of which you might not yet be aware. Here, we look at ten things a credit card can do for […]

Tuition, Educational Expenses, and Student Loans

Students paying their way through college and parents footing the bill for a child’s tuition should definitely pay attention to the IRS tax code when preparing their tax returns. As it turns out, there are some surprisingly easy ways to qualify for sizable tax deductions related to education expenses. One of the biggies is called […]

Legally Maximize Your Tax Refunds

Tax time is here already, but don’t be in such a rush to file your returns that you miss valuable deductions or exclusions that could save you significant tax dollars (don’t be late, either). There are many legitimate ways to take advantage of various tax credits, and the IRS wants you to enjoy those so […]

How to handle your Finances so they Don’t Run You

There’s no doubt about it – money makes the world go round. And in order to be content and happy in life it is essential to have a clear understanding of how best to keep your finances firmly under control. There are always certain times everyone’s life when the bills begin to mount up and […]

Home Sale Rise as Credit Score Requirements Ease

There is every indication that the real estate market will heat up in 2014, which is good news for home sellers. The not-so-great news is that interest rates are also expected to rise this year, which could make it much more difficult for borrowers to get a mortgage. When buyers cannot find adequate financing to […]