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Moneyextra.com grabs top online talent

Moneyextra.com has poached Richard Mason, former head of Moneysupermarket. com, and Jennifer Rose, former PR manager at Confused.com, to overhaul its website.

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Marketwatch 15/12/2008

Swaps had a mixed week, with longer term money rates increasing. It would be ironic if lenders used this as an excuse to increase their fixed rates after ignoring the recent massive falls.1-year money is down 0.14% at 2.43%2-year money is unchanged at 2.89%3-year money is up 0.1% at 3.15%5-year money is up 0.15% at […]

Deferment plan could lead to a bonkers situation

The Royal Bank of Scotland’s announcement that it is delaying repossession orders by six months is akin to putting a plaster on a wound and ignoring the source of infection.

Level the insurance playing field now

Although the recent Queen’s Speech promised measures to transform the banking sector’s voluntary code of practice into a legally binding one, the government still seems powerless to control banks’ worst excesses despite its stakes in several of the biggest players.

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