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Category > Consumer

What tips are there for buying from the Web?
Are there any safe guards to adhere to when shopping from online ...

Can I return items from an online order?
The procedure of returning an item varies from merhant to merchant ...

What happens if I buy faulty goods online?
The procedure of returning an item varies from merhant to merchant ...

What happens to my rights when a business goes into administration?
The procedure of returning an item varies from merhant to merchant ...

Gift vouchers: their status when a trader is in administration?
The procedure of returning an item varies from merhant to merchant ...

Are gift vouchers and cards a wise purchase?
While cash may not appear as suitable a gift in a Christmas ...

Are E-vouchers as risky as gift vouchers?
Yes, and probably more so than that of a regular gift vouchers ...

Category > Security

How to pick a trusted Internet merchant?
There are a few indicators for highlighting a trusted ...

What is ‘phishing’ and how does it impact online shopping?
'Phishing' is a form of online fraud which attempts to steal ...

Chain letters supporting MMF?
MMF is short for 'Make Money Fast', and is a term well known amongst scammers ...


Category > History

Who and when was Ecommerce invented?
The first online sale occured in 1979 and ecommerce in ...


Category > Finance

Is there a universal credit rating in the UK?
The procedure of returning an item varies from merhant to ...

How can I improve my credit rating to buy online?
There are a few steps you can take to improve the likelihood ...

What is PPI and how does it effect UK consumers?
Payment Protection Insurance was a financial product which covered loan ...

Savings

Can I apply for tax free savings online in the UK?
There are a number of options, the most obvious of which is a Cash ISA ...

What is required to open a UK bank account?
There are a number of options, the most obvious of which is a Cash ISA ...

What options are there for paying a deposit into a new bank account?
There are a number of options, the most obvious of which is a Cash ISA ...

In 2013, what protection does a UK regulated bank account get?
Currently, £85,000 is protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme ...

Which type of UK bank accounts are protected by the FSCS?
Generally speaking, all of the following are protected to some degree ...

How do regular savings accounts work, and can I get higher interest?
Yes, regular savings accounts usually provide a higher rate of interest ...

Should I begin to save if I already have debts?
No: it is always - well virtually always - better ...

Is Peer-to-peer lending a good way to earn more interest?
It is, but it comes at a cost: risk. Saving accounts with ...

Do new Cash ISA accounts allow transfers in of previous years money?
The majority of them do: when filling in an application form for a new Cash ISA ...

Do fixed rate Cash ISA accounts exist?
Yes they do: but as of 2013, they are not providing a higher rate of interest in ...

Do saving accounts offer less services than current accounts?
They do: they rarely offer either a cheque book or a cash/debit card ...

Can you withdraw money from a bond during the investment period?
Sometimes you can, but it normally comes with a penalty: which is a loss of ...

Can I go overdrawn in my bank account without incurring a fee?
It will depend on the bank, but it is possible to arrange in advance to go overdrawn ...

What services are available with an online bank account?
There will be more services available for a current account, in comparison to ...

What happens if my direct debit fails due to lack of funds?
The bank will usually issue a fine, which may be a relatively large sum of money ...

Can I get relief from bank charges if I have financial problems?
This is a possibility, but you will have to consult with your financial ...

Why is it a good idea to open a new bank account every year?
Banks have been giving good introductory rates to new customers for 12 months ...

Is it easy to switch your current account?
Banks will try and move your direct debits etc, but it may involve more effort ...

Do saving accounts have a higher interest rate than the UK inflation rate?
On average, as of 2013, they do not: this is largely due to the historically low ...

Is it easy to send money from a UK bank to an overseas bank?
Yes it is: especially if you have online access, as all you will need to do is ...

What is a BIC code for sending money with my bank?
It is a unique identifying system for locating banks across the Europe ...

What is the difference between gross and net interest?
Gross is the sum of interest you will receive before the deduction of income tax ...

What is AER and how does it effect savings?
It stands for Annual Equivalent Rate, and is a formula for calculating the amount of ...

What is a nominated account in relation to a savings account?
Savings accounts usually only allow funds to be transferred to one other bank ...

Loans/Debt/Credit Cards

Are unsecured loans a good thing for the borrower or the lender?
They usually provide less security for the lender, which is a good thing for the ...

Do you pay a higher level of interest on short term loans?
Lenders usually prefer to lock borrowers into loan term loans ...

Can I still get a credit card if I have bad credit?
Yes you can, but at a price: which is a high level of interest you need to repay ...

Can I apply for Creditbuilder with a prepaid credit card?
Yes, but it will cost you a monthly fee: in the region of 5 per month ...

Has the minimum repayment structure of credit cards changed recently?
It did: since April the 1st, 2011, customer have to pay off 1% and the interest ...

I have a student loan dating back to 2008, how much do I need to earn to ...
You can start repayments at any time, but if you earn more than ...

What does it mean if my credit card has received rate jacking?
Well, let's start with the basics: each credit card has a rate of ...

Will a credit card company give me advance warning of a APR increase?
The UK Government and UK Credit Card Companies held a summit in ...

How much do I need to spend to get protection if the business goes bust?
If you spend over £100, then the credit card company is as liable as the ...

What is purchase protection when spending with a credit card?
It is insurance for goods which are stolen, which were purchased with the card ...

Can you pay for goods with a credit card without paying interest?
Yes, it is a matter of paying off the amount due in a certain time period ...

Do some credit cards provide rewards for when you spend on it?
Yes: credit cards have a vast variety of reward structures, unique to the specific ...

Is there an extended warranty perk on a UK credit card?
There is one credit card which does provide extra extended warranty when you ...

Should I use my UK credit card when traveling abroad?
It will depend upon the credit card: some are excellent to travel with, while some ...

What is a balance transfer credit card for UK debt?
This allows you to move your debt from one card to another, and pay a lower ...

What is the best way to pay off my credit card each month?
The easiest option is probable to set up a direct debit linked to a bank account ...

How does the UK's Section 75 law apply to credit cards?
It means that all purchases over £100 are protected by law ...

Will using Paypal to buy goods effects my UK consumer protection?
Yes it will: if you use a credit card through Paypal, then the credit card company ...

What is a UKash voucher and where and what can I use it for?
It is used on a number of online websites: a number of gambling websites accept ...

What is the purpose of a Paysafecard?
It is an alternative to a credit card, without the risk of your card number being ...

How can I hide my gambling deposits with a credit card etc?
Gaming websites may use a payment name which does not give a clue over the ...

What is the purpose and advantage of a company credit card?
The primary function of a company card is to separate company and personal ...

What are CRAs and why do companies share information with them?
CRAs are Credit Reference Agencies: these are the people who verify ...

Do credit card companies share my data?
They may do: but it is usually in relation to anti-fraud and anti-crime laws ...

How do I cancel my credit card?
The procedure will be different for each provider: however, a typical ...

Under what circumstances can my credit card be canceled?
Usually if the provider suspects you will not beable to repay the funds you are ...

Is there a lending code that credit card providers adhere to?
Yes there is: it is located at the following address www.lendingstandardsboard ...

What are the common charges levied by a credit card?
The most common charge is an annual fee charge for supplying you with the card ...

Security

Do some online banks provide a authentication device to customers?
Some do: mostly notable HSBC, who have released their secure key pad ...

What security do banks provide to their online customers?
It varies, virtually every bank will provide more login steps than regular sites ...

How do banks provide you with your login details?
The procedure is different for every bank: however, they will not send you all ...

Does Trusteer Rapport help protect online bank customers?
Yes: for selected UK banks Rapport - developed by Trusteer - helps to protect ...

Tips for protecting my online banking activity?
There are a number of obvious steps you can take to protect your bank ...

How do I stop identity theft of my banking details?
The most common approach is to ask for your details via a telephone call or ...

How can I tell the banking site I am using is secure?
Depending on the browser, there should be some form of padlock logo in the ..

What should I do when I lose my online banking details?
It will depend upon the bank, as to which procedure they will use in such a ...

How to protect a credit card and PIN from fraud?
There are a number of steps you can take to help secure your pin number from ...

Are wireless networks a risk to my online banking?
It can pose a problem if your wireless router/network is not secure ...

Do banks have systems to detect fraud online?
Yes: most notable they monitor spending habits to detect any unsuaul spending ...


Category > Trade

What is an ecommerce marketplace?
Is a site which allows traders to sell their goods through ...


Category > Development

Tips to make a profitable ecommerce site?
There a few ways to make a site which a higher chance of ...

Free shipping, is it a good idea with increasing rates?
A look at the implementation of free delivery services for ...

Fraudulent orders from free email providers?
Could you please advise me how to handle orders from ...

What is a manufacturer's MAP standard?
What is a MAP policy, and should I be concerned about it ...

Should I pay VAT on my Adsense earnings?
I live in the UK, Google are located in Ireland, should I pay ...

I'm new to online advertising, what is CTR?
I want to place paid advertisments on my site, what ...

 


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