Venture Capital Amarillo Texas

Venture Capital Amarillo Most business owners know that lending options are limited in our region. Banks and lenders need your business. But loan officers don’t have an incentive for helping you get financed. That’s where we come in. We can help you develop your loan application with the information lenders are looking for. Then we shop...

Keeping your money safe: how risky are these popular financial products?

From opening a savings account to buying bitcoin, not all investments are equal when it comes to risk. Here’s what you need to know …If you want to make your money work harder, there are plenty of financial products that can help. But you’ll find that to...

To survive, councils need more money. But council tax is broken

Austerity has stripped local services to the bone – and those on the lowest incomes will be forced to pay for it“The most boring and complicated subject in all of public life,” declared William Waldegrave, former minister and an architect of the fateful poll tax, when speaking...

Going contactless is gloriously convenient – for all the wrong people

The dash from cash doesn’t just contribute to social exclusion, it plays into the hands of unaccountable corporationsHow convenient. The decline of cash and the rise of electronic payments makes life so much simpler: no more rooting around in purses and wallets for slippery notes and clunky coins, no...

I was told it could take 12 weeks to get a refund for a flight

The agent said it would take time to process, but I need the money for a house purchaseSeven months ago I paid the agent Travelup over £2,300 for a return flight from Manchester to Port Harcourt in Nigeria with Air France.Recently, I was...

Waiting for money to be wired from overseas caused me stress

Barclays’ lack of communication made things worse after the death of my motherMy mother died recently and a substantial sum was wired from her estate in the Caribbean to my Barclays account. A month later it has yet to arrive.My local branch has tried to...

We were threatened with debt collectors over a bill we weren’t allowed to pay

Green Star Energy was unable to get our names on an account despite repeated callsWe moved into a new house which had gas and electricity supplied by Green Star Energy. In the five months since, we’ve been unable to get our names on the account, despite repeated...

Isas can spell big returns – if you pick the right type

The worst Isas pay 0.2% interest while the best pay 26%. We review the best on offer for youIf you are lucky enough to have accumulated decent savings, it’s the time of year to decide where best to deposit them and earn the most interest. Every year...

Cash Isas: canny choices could earn you nearly 2%

There are good rates out there for savers – especially those willing to tie money up for a whileIf you’ve done nothing with your savings in recent years – having assumed banks were paying terrible rates – it’s time to think again as interest rates have been...

Isas: what are the best deals now interest rates are low?

Cash Isas are falling out of favour – but there are deals to be found if you can lock money awayIt’s tough for savers: the best-paying easy-access cash Isas – from Virgin Money and Leeds building society – pay just 1.21% interest. Meanwhile, official data earlier this...

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