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Tilney claims PPI to thank for 'economic miracle'

FT Adviser - ‎1 hour ago‎
Politicians often claim credit for the strength of the UK economy in 2011 and 2012, despite this growth largely being driven by cash paid directly to consumers over the payment protection insurance scandal, according to Tilney Bestinvest's Gareth Lewis.
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Sipps beat payday loans to top Fos upheld complaints list

FT Adviser - ‎8 hours ago‎
Even payment protection insurance, which had the most enquiries and complaints at 53,045 and 43,569 respectively, only had an uphold rate of 57 per cent.
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Insurance scandal: Up to three million shoppers could get compensation over 'rip-off' warranties - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
One in three consumers who have bought warranties on household items may have been mis-sold them and could be in line for compensation, according to City watchdogs.

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Income protection should become the cornerstone of effective financial planning: It's insurance ...

This is Money - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
This time next week, the final curtain will quietly go down on a campaign to promote the virtues of financial protection insurance.

Barclays Bank Is Rectifying Their Lapse by Refunding Payment Protection Insurance to Their Customers

Digital Journal - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Northampton, England -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/13/2016 -- That Barclays Bank has sent out 10,000 letters to its customers, informing them that they are offering refunds for Payment Protection Insurance, is certainly good news for these customers. These ...

Let's file this under P for 'preposterous'

The Times (subscription) - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
I wanted to find out if I could seek compensation for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) in relation to a Clydesdale bank credit card and two personal loans - with Nationwide and the Woolwich, now Barclays - I had during the 1990s.
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Banking in the spotlight as Brexit remains hot topic

Belfast Newsletter - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
It comes after the lender saw its profits take a hit in the period last year when it added £1.4bn to its bill for compensating customers mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI). The consensus figures, which were compiled before the Brexit vote and ...

The Crusader: Rental car dispute happily resolved as customer fully refunded - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Clive's hire contract came with an excess payment on the insurance. For any problem deemed to be his fault he ... Waivers can cost up to £28 a day. Separate cover can deliver savings and protection, see with rates from £2.99 a day.

SentinelOne Offers $1 Million Guarantee To Stop Ransomware

Dark Reading - ‎4 hours ago‎
Although the average cost of a ransom payment may still be below $1,000 per endpoint, the overall cost of an attack may be much higher once the costs of downtime, forensic investigations, compliance fines, replacement infrastructure is included, not to ...

UNHCR appeals for additional $115 million for voluntary return, reintegration of Somali refugees from Dadaab camp

UNHCR - ‎3 hours ago‎
“UNHCR is committed to ensuring that all returns to Somalia are voluntary and carried out in dignity, safety and with the protection of refugees paramount at all times,” said UNHCR's Africa Bureau Director Valentin Tapsoba. “In order to do ... In order ...

Hidden fees and charges: The facts about leasing a car

Business Car Manager - ‎19 minutes ago‎
There are several advantages to leasing a car, such as a very low or even non existent down payment, you can try new vehicles and change regularly, low monthly payments and the fact that you avoid depreciation costs.
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Lloyds share price: Lender poised to dash bumper dividend hopes

iNVEZZ - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The company meanwhile is not expected to set aside any more money to cover costs related to mis-sold payment protection insurance. Lloyds' update will follow the surprise outcome of the Brexit referendum last month, which forced the government to ...

Protect yourself from the risks of the sharing economy

CBS News - ‎6 hours ago‎
When a Philly homeowner rents an out-of-state conventioneer a room for a lower rate than a hotel -- because she doesn't have to pay those high hotel taxes -- both sides of the transaction drift into a gray area where they encounter less consumer ...

New Broker Ratings For MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG)

FTSE News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Company provides mortgage insurance to lenders throughout the United States and to government sponsored entities to protect against loss from defaults on low down payment residential mortgage loans. Its principal product is primary mortgage ...

Housing Confidence Trending Upwards Despite Anxious New Normal

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
ValueInsured's +PlusSM down payment protection is easy, affordable and backed by one of the world's largest re-insurance companies, with over $8 billion in capital. Based in Dallas, ValueInsured is led by a team of professionals experienced in every ...
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Brexit adds £100m to potential cost of BHS pensions bailout

The Guardian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Industry experts said a plunge in the value of gilt yields after the EU referendum had contributed to a near 19% rise in the average value of pension deficits controlled by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), a lifeboat scheme funded by levies on ...

World's 20 biggest banks rack up £252bn 'conduct costs' in five years

The Guardian - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The bank has paid large fines and took a £4bn charge last year for mis-selling of payment protection insurance. RBS's costs had the next biggest increase, up £3.8bn to £14.7bn, while Barclays' costs rose £2.8bn to £15.4bn.
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Banking results in the spotlight as Brexit fallout remains hot topic

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
It comes after the lender saw its profits take a hit in the period last year when it added £1.4 billion to its bill for compensating customers mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI). The consensus figures, which were compiled before the Brexit ...

Peter Thiel bets on European deposit protection

FT Alphaville (registration) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
However, the issue is by no means settled and, as von Bismarck puts it, “the ultimate counterparty risk for the individual saver is the deposit insurance scheme of the given country”. ... Furthermore, in economic terms, given that these deposits were ...

Sunday share tips: Diageo, Equiniti

ShareCast - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
With a third arm offering complaint-handling services to clients such as banks to both deal with payment protection insurance complaints and to combat money laundering, Equiniti has a broad base of solid revenue streams. Acquisitions are also a ...