1.||Arizona's Biltmore Fashion Park: "this place is hot"!|
The Biltmore Fashion Park, located just outside Phoenix, boasts a variety of exciting cafés and restaurants; so when you're browsing its numerous retail outlets, you're sure to find something to satisfy your stomach's urges.
As the largest state capital in the United States, Phoenix has always been one of ...
[Added: 24 Nov 2006 Hits: 1310 Words: 481]
2.||Underground Atlanta: successfully mixing history with a modern retail experience|
Atlanta, Georgia, is one the Deep South's most important and most interesting, cities. Its origins lie in the extension of industry and the expansion of the American railroad in the 19th century, beginning as a railroad town to help supply the cotton ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2006 Hits: 558 Words: 441]
3.||The invoice finance sector is showing positive growth according to the latest figures from the Factors and Discounters Association.|
According to the latest figures from the Factors and Discounters Association (FDA), the invoice finance sector of the UK Asset and Sales Finance Market has seen nearly £13bn advanced to more than 45,000 UK companies. While these clients still tend to be in the manufacturing and ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2006 Hits: 1809 Words: 392]
4.||Take a weekend theatre break in Britain|
The number of weekend breaks people take in today's modern world has increased considerably over the last ten years. Instead of spending weekends at home, young, working individuals have been taking advantage of cheaper and more frequent flights to other areas of the country; a couple, both ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2006 Hits: 783 Words: 483]
5.||Why you should always use the correct motor oil in your car|
Motor oil, coolant, clutch, transmission, power steering, and brake fluids are all vital parts of all cars. They need to be regularly checked, topped up or changed whenever required to ensure that the vehicle operates properly. ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006 Hits: 548 Words: 669]
6.||Canon introduces All-in-One colour toner cartridges.|
With the release of the new Lasershot LBP-5000, Canon have introduced their first colour toner printer to feature all-in-one cartridges.
We compare this new concept colour toner printer with two of its conventional rivals, which utilise separate toner cartridges and ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006 Hits: 1003 Words: 635]
7.||The Great Spa Getaway|
A restful break away from work and home has always been most peoples dream, but these days a holiday just as often means a stressful excursion as much as a chance to unwind. Don't take any risks with your break ...
[Added: 15 Aug 2006 Hits: 427 Words: 601]
8.||Discovering the jewels that are Britain's historic cities|
The UK has some of the world's most popular holiday destinations. Renowned across the globe for the fantastic breadth of the nation's recorded and visible history, Britain houses some of the best ancient monuments, country houses, castles, historic cities and public buildings.
A brief visit ...
[Added: 12 Aug 2006 Hits: 374 Words: 573]
9.||Internet shoppers failing to get a fair deal from online retailers|
The massive growth and development of the online retail sector in recent years has afforded a degree of choice and convenience to consumers that have never been possible before. But as more and more consumers look to the web to make their purchases – a trend ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006 Hits: 845 Words: 451]
10.||Mortgage boom or bust in the UK|
Recent talk within the housing market of a possible slow down, marking an end to the mini boom which has been gradually pushing house prices up across the country, seem to have been premature. The latest figures from the British Bankers' ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006 Hits: 709 Words: 635]
11.||What are the main types of mortgages that are available?|
These days there are hundreds of different types of mortgages: fixed, variable, capped, discount, base rate tracker, offset, repayment only, interest only, and these can also include a variety of options such as the ability to take payment holidays, or avoiding redemption penalties, ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006 Hits: 593 Words: 787]
12.||Insuring against summer sporting disasters|
Sporting fever has beset the country. With the dates of the World Cup, Wimbledon, the Formula One Grand Prix season, and the Cricket Open coinciding, it seems that this summer has become a boom time for sports fans.
The mass of high profile sporting events ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006 Hits: 823 Words: 586]
13.||Credit cards, loans, mortgages, what can be done to reduce the UK personal debt burden|
The Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) announced recently that levels of 'extreme debt' in the UK are worsening. According to the report 280,000 CCCS customers who were aged between 40 and 59 were shown to be in possession of the ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006 Hits: 416 Words: 537]
14.||King Kong Goes Ape On DVD|
Unafraid of taking on a challenge, Peter Jackson has come a long way from his low-budget filmmaker origins with such cult classics as "Bad Taste" and "Braindead", through to the phenomenon that was the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. ...
[Added: 31 Mar 2006 Hits: 420 Words: 648]
15.||HIPs countdown gets mixed reception|
The news that the Government has published a timeline for going live with its Home Information Packs (HIPs) has received a mixed press from mortgage brokers and other professionals involved in the housing market.
It's "essential", according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, in order to monitor whether progress ...
[Added: 31 Mar 2006 Hits: 357 Words: 527]
16.||Is the UK obsession with loans out of control or are personal debt levels "comfortable"?|
Since the 1990s, when the average homeowner owed around £31 thousand, levels of personal debt have nearly trebled to £84 thousand. However, according to the Alliance & Leicester, UK personal borrowing levels are at present "comfortable".
At a time when personal debt in the ...
[Added: 20 Mar 2006 Hits: 400 Words: 610]
17.||Insurance news - UK Ex-smokers reportedly paying too much for life insurance.|
According to recent life assurance research by Sainsbury's Bank, many ex-smokers may be paying too much for their life insurance. They assert that during the past 5 years approximately 6.78 million people have given up smoking, however only a quarter of these people have informed their life ...
[Added: 07 Mar 2006 Hits: 491 Words: 617]
18.||Credit Card Cheques branded a "rip-off" by financial protection agencies.|
The Office of Fair Trading has issued a demand for a change in the law restricting the use of credit card cheques. These cheques have been around for about 10 years and are designed to allow people to transfer funds into another of the cardholder's accounts or ...
[Added: 07 Mar 2006 Hits: 435 Words: 647]
19.||Avoiding the sound of Jingle Bills|
The Commons Trade and Industry committee has stated that the recent rises in UK gas prices has lead to increased suffering by many of the most exposed groups such as the elderly and, "non-elderly vulnerable groups, particularly ...
[Added: 21 Dec 2005 Hits: 587 Words: 696]
20.||Personal loans - how to make sure you get the best deal|
If you are in need of obtaining additional money quickly, then your main choices are using a credit card or obtaining a personal loan from a bank, building society or from a specialist loan company. For short term borrowing credit cards can be ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2005 Hits: 464 Words: 796]
21.||UK personal debt problems creating hardship for nation's young adults|
Problem personal debt levels, especially for people under 25, in the UK have risen since last year according to the Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS). In a report released this week they revealed that the average client aged under 25 coming for counselling in ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 624 Words: 888]
22.||First-time house buyers still finding it tough to get into the market|
Buying a house in the current housing market is tough. Becoming a first-time house buyer is very tough. Recent research by the Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru (CIH) has show just how difficult it has become for people in Wales aged 20-39 ...
[Added: 13 Sep 2005 Hits: 679 Words: 718]
23.||Insurance, fuel and finances in the UK following world events|
Following the increase in UK terrorist activities and the catastrophe that has hit New Orleans, it seems we are all going to have to foot the bill. The total cost of the catastrophe is currently predicted to top ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2005 Hits: 407 Words: 928]
24.||Students investing in their future need to manage their finances today|
With the A-level results coming out, the long wait for UK school leavers hoping to go to university will soon be over. All the hard work that has been put into achieving the grades required will now pay off and the fun and freedom that is student life ...
[Added: 27 Aug 2005 Hits: 369 Words: 822]
25.||Basic bank accounts failing the basic needs of consumers|
The lists of bank and savings accounts that are available to most people are bewildering. A quick look at a comparison site like Moneynet or Moneyfacts will reveal thousands of different products. Unfortunately many of these accounts are not accessible for anyone ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2005 Hits: 641 Words: 913]
26.||Mortgage research good news for house buyers|
Figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show that in July gross lending in totalled £25.2 billion, with fixed rate deal mortgages are at their most popular for nearly six years.
Nonetheless, "July's growth in lending ...
[Added: 22 Aug 2005 Hits: 605 Words: 631]
27.||Insurance providers weather the storm while consumers flounder|
We have just had the first year's anniversary of the flash flooding which occurred at Boscastle in Cornwall. The floods saw some of the worst damage wrought by sudden rainfall in the UK for many years.
[Added: 19 Aug 2005 Hits: 397 Words: 927]
28.||Life Insurance Providing Little Protection from Terrorism|
Recent statements by the City of London Police Commissioner James Hart that future terrorist attacks in London’s financial centre are, "a matter of when, rather than if", will increase already serious concerns over issues of personal and business financial protection.
Mr Hart’s statement ...
[Added: 12 Aug 2005 Hits: 396 Words: 638]
29.||Life insurance fears post the London bombings tragedy|
Following on from the tube train and bus bomb attacks in London there was a move from several UK insurance companies to reassure victims that claims would be processed "quickly and sympathetically". This need for reassurance came ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2005 Hits: 447 Words: 768]