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EU Wants to Abolish Mobile Roaming Fees

Here is some excellent news for Europeans who travel often to other countries. One of the frustrations of frequent travel is the ludicrous roaming fees enforced by mobile network service providers. It is very expensive to make calls on your country’s mobile number when you are traveling. This is because the caller has

July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Insights - Tips & Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Lloyds Fined £117M for PPI Payout Mishandling

The Financial Conduct Authority issued a penalty over the saga for failing to handle PPI complaints fairly. The government is on the other side making preparations so as to offer shares to the private investors in the bailed-out bank. The Lloyds Banking Group, has been proven guilty and needs to pay a fine

July 21st, 2015|Categories: Insights - Tips & Resources|Tags: , , |

What you need to know about Nutraceuticals

The term nutraceutical was an invention by Dr. Stephen DeFelice in 1989. It can also be spelled as nutraceuticals. The name is a blend of two words, nutrition and pharmaceuticals. Nutraceuticals are products extracted from plants and converted to medicinal form. They are supplements that are of great benefit to the body; they

Sex Trafficking Website Dropped by Visa, MasterCard

Visa and MasterCard have agreed to cut ties with sex trafficking websites. Their cards can no longer be used to purchase ads from such sites. The decision came after Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart wrote to both Visa and MasterCard urging them to stop doing business with Backpage.com – a website that is

A Look at Crowdfunding in Africa

Up-and-coming South African film producer Meg Rickards is one of the people who often complain about banks being unwilling to lend money for start-ups in Africa. Her company had only 70% of the budget and didn’t know where to find the rest. It was for this reason that she decided to try her