News / UK and world by Press Association August 28, 2019, 6:27 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter People have been warned they could miss out on PPI refunds as a flurry of last-minute claims could see phone lines overwhelmed and websites crash. Consumers were told “this is big money, don’t leave it to chance” as Thursday’s 11.59pm deadline draws nearer, with “many billions” of pounds remaining unclaimed. Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, told the PA news agency: “Over £36 billion has already been repaid but the banks persuaded the regulator to put a deadline on. “That deadline is tomorrow night … don’t leave it until the last second. “The fact is, if you do websites could crash when you’re trying to process your information. “You could get a call centre and they’re totally busy. “You could be a small company closing its doors earlier so … [Read more...] about Consumers urged to stake PPI claims to avoid last-minute delays
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News / UK and world by Press Association August 22, 2019, 12:23 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The PPI countdown clock is ticking – here is what you need to know about making a claim. – When is the PPI deadline? The deadline for complaining to financial firms is August 29 2019. The cut-off point is at the end of the day – at 11.59pm. – How can I get in touch with a firm? The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has firms’ contact details on its website. Many firms also have complaints tools on their websites. With time running out, bear in mind phone lines may be busy. If you complain by post, you need to leave time for it to be received by the deadline. You may want to use a tracked postage service to show that it was. – Complaining sounds like it could be a hassle. Should I bother? It may be easier than you think – and you could get a handy windfall to plug holes in your finances caused by summer … [Read more...] about PPI: Why you need to act now
Salvador Rizzo, The Washington Post Published 2:49 am PDT, Monday, July 15, 2019 "Last year was the first in 51 years where prescription drug prices actually went down, but things have been, and are being, put in place that will drive them down substantially." - President Donald Trump, in a tweet , July 7, 2019 "He promised to lower prescription drug prices and failed." - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in a CNN interview , July 9, 2019 - - - On a key health-care issue, Trump and Gillibrand made opposite claims within days of each other. To hear Trump tell it, prescription drug prices have fallen for the first time in 51 years. According to Gillibrand, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, they haven't fallen. The White House and Trump's campaign pointed to the consumer price index for prescription drugs, which has seen annualized declines in six of the last seven months. Gillibrand's campaign said that the CPI for prescription drugs is flawed and … [Read more...] about Are prescription drug prices going down?
PUBLISHED: 06:00 14 April 2019 James Walker Debenhams has entered administration. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY COPY © ARCHANT NORFOLK 2009 With Debenhams now entering administration, James Walker of Resolver talks about how to protect yourself against losing out to high street companies gone bust. James Walker, from Resolver. Picture: SuppliedThe high street as we know it has changed forever. Last year, 43 brand names went bust, closing 2,594 stores. And in the first two months of 2019 a further 15 brands vanished from the shopping centres for good. The past few years have seen some pretty big names bite the dust too. So understandably, lots of the people I speak to are concerned about what happens when a business goes bust when you’ve paid them money but haven’t got what you purchased. MORE: James Walker of Resolver: The one rule to follow if you think you still have a PPI claimYou can’t ever guarantee that a firm won’t go bust, … [Read more...] about James Walker of Resolver: What do I do if a company which owes me money goes bust?