Category: "Money chat"

Direct line motor insurance

Direct line motor insurance
According to Direct line (motor insurance) the following events demonstrate how they "help" their customers: For 8 years with the same car (basic 1600cc), the price rises every year at the renewal, to a price above what the same policy would cost a new… more »

How long to clear a cheque?

If you are a customer of Santander/Abbey, you will know that paying a cheque into your bank account and having your funds cleared, is like pulling teeth! Three working days is the standard time for a cheque to clear, it is instant in bank accounts with… more »

MBNA - Worst ever credit card?

As cock-ups go, the MBNA credit card has to be the worst ever! I am currently helping a family member out with their credit card, which transferred over from Alliance and Leicester to MBNA two months ago. All was fine, card had its balance paid off… more »

Santander/Abbey - 5 bags of change a day only!

It is reassuring to know, that Santander bank have their customer's best interests at heart and that security at their branches is of paramount importance... Unless of course, you actually need to use one of their branches! It has taken four (that's… more »

Work surface cleaners

Why people continue to buy ever more expensive work top cleaning products, is beyond me. Take a one litre ordinary spray bottle - available from pound shops - write on the label in big black letters "BLEACH" - then add about an inch of bleach and fill… more »