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Banks and other financial institutions
This is an International feature
Bank of England
Barclays Offshore - Barclays Wealth Offshore Bank Accounts
& Leicester -
Premier Direct Current Account
Also see Alliance and Leicester Commercial Bank Business Account
and Alliance and Leicester Savings Account
Absolute Solutions - secured loans on a property - and remortgage
Also see Lloyds TSB Insurance and Lloyds TSB Bank Account and Lloyds TSB Student Account
ING DIRECT (USA)
Also see Barclaycard, Barclaycard Business
AND for business start-up see the Clearly Business CD
Help stop card fraud online with Barclaycard Trading Remotely
Wall Street Journal
The Post Office
Terence P O'Halloran
Financial adviser well recommended by Zyra! Also, author of insightful books such as in Hindsight the Foresight Saga and If only Politicians Had Brains!
Fee-Pac™ - Terence O'Halloran's innovative system for charging by fair and reasonable ways for a Professional Service. If you are in the financial advice business, you can Get Paid For What You Do Give Your Clients, by A Retainer Fee, Commissions or a Mixture.
Regency - if you live in a council house, Buy It! if you still can.
1-800 Auto Yes - car loans USA
Standard and Poor's - International credit rating agency - Well Done to them for being the first to downgrade the USA's credit rating when the country was desperately in debt and was becoming a bad credit risk!
The Fuelcard Company
Pay Day UK
UBS - International investment bank, as advertised at the Monaco Grand Prix
"The #1 performing investment newsletter in America"
Promise Finance Loans
12 Month Loans
Reuters Financial Research Reports
Foreign currency exchange
Global currency trading
So you can deal in Stocks and Shares
Santander Business Banking
Regency Cash Loan
Cash Genie Loans
Working Capital 4U
Logbook Loans 247
Post Office International Payments
The Finance Facility
100 Day Loans
Car Loan 4U
Homeowners Friendly Society
Go Free Credit
The One Stop Market
Cranwell Investments - was www.cranwell.co.uk
Cave & Sons Stockbroking and Investment Services / Independent Financial Advisors
Australian Investment Property Specialists Oz House & Land Building your Australian investment property portfolio has never been easier. See how we can make your real estate investment strategy work. - was http://www.ozhouseland.com.au
The first new UK bank for donkeys' years
Bank on Dave
Well Done to Dave Fishwick, the heroic entrepreneur who is making a good job of challenging the oldfashioned unfair way Banks in the UK have been mistreating customers and the economy in general. Dave has set up a new Bank in Burnley so folks can deposit money and get a sensible interest rate, and other folks can borrow money at a sensible rate. Well Done!
www.Immunis.co.uk (was www.immunis.co.uk) - Offshore tax consultancy - structuring people's offshore affairs to mitigate against tax as well as other diverse offshore matters as offshore banks, insurance companies, second passports as well as Internet gaming.
Aberdeen Asset Management - Sponsors of The Boat Race 2002
Norwich & Peterborough - also www.npbs.co.uk
B2 (was http://www.b2.com)
London Logbook Loans
Motor Buy Back
Bradford & Bingley 0800 113333 UK
First United Group
Credit Expert by Experian
Get My Quote - not to be confused with Get My Goat
Research and Markets
Fast Wire Funds
My Travel Cash
T24 Black Card
The Economist IE
Debt Advice Desk
Pay A Trader
"Improve your credit rating USA only"
Crystal Prepaid Credit Card
ThinkBanking - thinkbanking is a provider of managed bank accounts, not a bank.
Instant Loans Arranged
Post Gold For Cash
So YOUR business can now accept credit cards
The following links are Dead, at least for now, and form an ossuary of places whose affiliate program has gone:
Co Op Bank
Hilton HHonors Platinum Card
Central Capital Mortgages
The GM Platinum Card
First Plus Financial Group - for home owners, not tenants
The Children's Mutual
First Direct Bank
iKobo Money Transfer
Money Back Bank
West Bromwich Building Society
Capital One Base Beater Savings Account
Promise Finance Mortgages
Clean Slate Mortgages
AA Credit Card
My Future Finance Equity Release
My Future Finance Annuities
My Future Finance Investment Bond
My Future Finance Pension Transfer
The Currency People
Switch with Which
EZ Stock Picks
British Gas Loans
"This product is a HP facility for customers with impaired credit history looking to purchase a quality car"
"Wall Street tools made easy for EVERYONE"
Lloyds TSB International
"Stay ahead of the curve"
Accept Car Credit
Zurich Business Insurance
Prime Prepaid Mastercard
Even though John Lewis shops are still on the go!
Quicker Auto Loans
Cheltenham & Gloucester
The preceding is a list of places whose affiliate program has gone
Look For Finance - was http://www.lookfinance.com
Provides research banking service information, Personal finance advice and financial planning tips and news.
Bank of Scotland
Royal Bank of Scotland
Finance Guaranteed.net - was www.financeguaranteed.net - domain apparently lost.
Money-Market.net - was www.money-market.net
For UK credit Cards, Mortgages, Loans, Life Insurance, Bad Credit, Debt Help and More!
app.co.uk (was previously a financial institution but now (2006/04) the domain has been lost)
Also see the feature on Tax Avoidance and Tax Havens
Also note the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion
Xyroth has commented that Pensions are a form of insurance against poverty in old age. For more info on this see Xyroth's Pensions Page
There's a new finance site which might show some promise: Stop Loss Traders
Also see help on debt at the Sterling Trust - was www.sterlingtrust.org.uk: "We are a relatively new debt help charity based in the UK. Our aim is to empower people to manage their own unsecured debts by way of the online system we have developed".
If you have a US Dollar account and you don't live in the USA, it's worth knowing that when you move money from one place to another, it matters where it is routed! Banks understand this, and you can save yourself from a lot of political problems by avoiding money transfer going via the USA
A good guide to investments can be found in Hindsight the Foresight Saga
Investing in stocks and shares is risky, but here's something which will always have some value: A single framed share certificate in a company of your choice. Interesting, collectable talking-point: Framed Share
also see BANKS, Loans, Credit Cards, Current Accounts, and Savings Accounts