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Fire Extinguishers Care In The USA

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fire extinguishers are little metallic containers used to blow out fire and most probably avoid it from spreading. These types of products are usually loaded with compressed gas (often nitrogen) that whenever properly used put out fire. As easy as it might appear to install a fire extinguisher in your house, it is a lot […]

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The Dangers of Payday Loans

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

A bad reputation has been gotten by payday loans recently. Several client advocacy organizations discuss payday loans in negative terms due to the high rates of interest and costs linked to the loans. A mortgage is usually released through a check-cashing shop or through a storefront bank. The loans are due in your next payday […]

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How to save £260 in 10 minutes with a green energy tiddler

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Household fuel suppliers are under fire – again – for supposedly excessive profits but it’s an expensive mistake to assume they are all the same – or even that all comparison websites will identify the best bargains. Susan, my wonderful wife, reacted to the latest row about Centrica reporting a 6pc rise in profits […]

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Unmarried couples increase by 100pc as lawyers warn of financial risk

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The number of unmarried couples has doubled since the mid-1990s and these families are now marginally more likely to have children than married couples but lawyers warn of the financial risks. Family lawyers say most unmarried cohabiting couples are “blissfully unaware” that the law offers them no financial protection whatsoever if they fall out, […]

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How to turn high house prices into cash you can spend

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Stock market shocks, disappointing pension plan performance and relatively robust house prices combined to boost demand from older homeowners for equity release schemes by more than 11pc last year. Rising numbers of people are reaching retirement with their personal finances in disarray, as demonstrated by the fact that nearly a fifth of pensioners who […]

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Why is the Today programme plugging Tom Hunter?

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Britain’s Bill Gates” was on the Today programme this morning talking about the Chinese economy. Sir Tom Hunter was a thoroughly BBC choice. Introduced to listeners as a billionaire, Sir Tom thinks austerity has gone too far. His political allegiance? Caught between Scottish Labour and the SNP. In their desperation to avoid having a “bad […]

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Chinese perma-growth at risk as Leninists tighten Politburo grip

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

As expected, hardliners have won the power-struggle at the top of China’s Communist Party, or at least they have won the latest round judging by the line-up of the Politburo’s Standing Committee this morning. This is beginning to look like a shocker for the world economy, with big implications for global growth, trade, oil and […]

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High house prices make Britain’s young put home ownership before marriage

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

High house prices and low mortgage availability mean more than a quarter of young people regard buying a home as a bigger commitment than getting married, according to Halifax. But lawyers warn that people who are keener to get on the property ladder than they are to walk down the wedding aisle may be making […]

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It isn’t Police and Crime Commissioners we need. It’s local Sheriffs who can tackle yobs

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

A former Metropolitan Police commissioner once remarked that “a good police force is one that catches more crooks than it employs”. Given that the most frequently cited background of police and crime commissioner candidates is “politician”, the balance may tip slightly the wrong way tomorrow night. But the failure of the PCC elections to attract […]

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Bank of England foresees persistently low growth

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here are the main points to be drawn from today’s Inflation Report and accompanying Bank of England press conference. The biggest one was the Bank of England’s admission that the UK economy may be in a period of persistently low growth. This might seem like a statement of the bleedin’ obvious, but it’s not something […]

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