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Judge’s debt enforcement ruling condones Identity Theft

January 27, 2013

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Judge’s debt enforcement ruling condones Identity Theft

Image via Wikipedia The BBC report that the OFT has issued guidelines to lenders and borrowers about when their loans and other credit may, and may not be enforced. The guidelines come in the wake of OFT fears that some debtors may be misled into their ability to have debts written off. The OFT draft [...]

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Cheques RIP

December 16, 2012

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Cheques RIP

Cheques are to be phased out by October 2018 if adequate alternatives can be developed in time according to the latest announcement from the board of the UK Payments Council. This announcement comes after 350 years of cheque usage, however because of the use of credit, debit and contactless payment cards, alongside online shopping and [...]

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An in depth introduction

March 24, 2012

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The excitement level at my induction to this fine, fine blog was a little less rapturous (…!) than I’d hoped, but I’m sure people will warm to me once they get to know more about me. As I briefly mentioned, I’m no economics expert but I do have plenty of experience with money and how [...]

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A quick introduction

March 19, 2012

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Hello, all. I’m MoneyRaptor and I’ve been invited here to help out poor Uncle the Money Lion. As he gets older he gets forgetful (see 2011) but hopefully that’ll be the last time anything of that sort happens… at least for a while. My money-roar may be closer to a whimper right now but once Uncle stops [...]

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Whoops!!

March 5, 2012

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Well smack my dino claws, I did not realise quite how lax I had been on these posts. A year!! Maybe that is what happened to all my old dino pals. They didn’t die out, they just stopped blogging. Bloggosaurs come back all is forgiven.

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Review site which shows things from the customers point of view

October 15, 2010

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Hey Dinofans Following a disagreement with my local bank which resulted in my biting the head off the manager and then rampaging through downtown Tokyo pursued by a troop of badly dubbed and poorly acted Japanese scientists and soldiers, I decided I wanted to rant and find out what the current view of the various [...]

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Stop Press: Dinosaur returns to blogging

June 23, 2009

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Hi Peeps Long time no write. Bad dinosaur, bad, bad, naughty dinosaur. i have just returned from Spain visiting my cousin Ladon the never-sleeping, hundred-headed dragon who has been guarding the Garden of the Hesperides, for what seems like an eon now. Always having problems with hair dressers that one, costs him a fortune each [...]

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Keeping up to date

May 12, 2009

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One of the central tenants of writing a blog, is that you constantly update it.  Trouble is that when life gets busy, things start to slide, and the next thing you know, it has been ages since you did anything worthwhile.  The same problem can happen easily with finances, however both the real and the [...]

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Google Finance – a really serious article for once. Sorry.

March 24, 2009

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Google Finance – a really serious article for once. Sorry.

Google recently released a long awaited offering of Google Finance. Yahoo and MSN have been offering similar services for some time. All the more similar due to at least one key ex-Yahoo! Finance member of staff, Katie Stanton, being involved with the new Google project. Building on the existing Google News and Google Blog Search, [...]

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Just remember when you're famous – it started with a personalfinanosaurus

November 25, 2008

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Just remember when you're famous – it started with a personalfinanosaurus

New TV series about personal debt Debt – have you been there, bought the T-shirt? Are you now out of the red? Do you now feel passionately about helping others and sharing your tips? Independent production company Ricochet is looking for a new presenter for a television series about personal debt. We are also looking [...]

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