Articles Published by paul anderson riley

Paul has a degree in Human Geography from Plymouth University and has a keen interest in both listening to and playing music, football and surfing. Paul is a Credit Analyst at checkmyfile

Facing Financial Problems

No one should feel like money problems are unique to themselves, we all have to think about money at some point. Financial problems, job security, debt and redundancy are all issues that realistically should be considered. How we react to these factors can impact our lives and our wellbeing, but luckily there are many different facilities that aim to help those trying to cope with money worries.

Published on 12 Jan 2017 by Paul Anderson Riley

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Using the internet to save and make money

The internet is vast and now gives us endless opportunities in regards to most aspects of life. By utilising the internet we can find better deals, better customer service and rewards by making a few clicks.

Published on 9 Jan 2017 by Paul Anderson Riley

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Take control of your finances and maybe make a mint

Aiming high and being ambitious takes energy, determination and persistence. Thinking about where we are with our money situation can often be a negative and ominous experience, but it’s time we think more positively about how we can be in control of our finances. Chances are that if you have found your way to our website you care about your credit report or your current financial position, and this is taking a step in the right direction.

Published on 23 Dec 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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Christmas credit and the Grinch that stole your limit

The truth is that most of us don’t want to consult our finances at this time of year and would rather wait until after the storm has weathered (or Christmas is over). As we fill our mouths with food and drink and give gifts, we often incur high costs at this time of year.

Published on 13 Dec 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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The Advantages of a Multi-Agency Credit Report

There are many different reasons you may check your credit report but it’s important to know what is being held and reported about yourself as an individual. Being well-informed helps you to understand how you are represented or why you are being declined. Making sure you have the whole picture about what a lender could have access to can be of vital importance, so why check one report when you can check multiple? There are four credit referencing agencies in the UK, all reporting various degrees of information.

Published on 5 Dec 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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Digital footprints - taking a step in the right direction

Credit reports and the internet are now not too far away from each other in evaluative skill, as there is a lot that can be learnt about an individual from their online presence.

Published on 1 Dec 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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'Like' this to live longer

Spending time on online social networking can seem like a waste of time; aimlessly scrolling through reams of pictures of cats, your best friend’s opinion on Trump, and drunken nights out. What if this time spent online was helping you to live longer- well a new study suggests that Facebook will help you to live a longer life.

Published on 17 Nov 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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British tourism suffers Post Brexit Slump

Since the Brexit vote Sterling has fallen by over 10% against the Euro and Dollar. This change in the exchange rate should have in theory made UK tourism more accessible and appealing to foreign visitors. The figures suggest otherwise as bookings for London have reduced massively which is a real hit to the hub of UK tourism. Data from STR Global reveals that in comparison to a year earlier, October empty bed rates for hotels in London had increased by over one third. Hotels and traditional accommodation types also now come under threats from a new wave of accommodations including Airbnb rentals.

Published on 15 Nov 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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The Taxing Scammers

Some people question paying taxes in the first place, so it’s no surprise that around 50,000 people a day are being targeted as a part of a tax refund scam in the UK. Personal details have been shared with scam artists pretending to be government officials claiming that a refund could be due.

Published on 1 Nov 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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The Isaac Newton Paradox - Falling Pound, Rising Apples

Are alternatives to Apple laptops and desktops about to see a rise in popularity? This could be possible with Apple revealing that products will now be more expensive for UK consumers to buy.

Published on 31 Oct 2016 by Paul Anderson Riley

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