In today’s world, scams are common. And if you’re a carer, or you have elderly relatives, then you should know that the elderly are frequently the target of scams. Particularly when it comes to technology-based scams, the elderly are especially vulnerable. So we’re taking a look at the kinds of scams that target older customers, as well as how the elderly can be protected. Knowing what these scams are and how they work should help save yourself, your clients, or your relatives from what can be a hefty financial cost.
Keeping your data safe is of paramount importance. The consequences of personal data leaks can be catastrophic. But in today’s world, where scams and hacker techniques change daily, protecting your data can seem close to impossible. Phishing scams have long been popular, and are great ways for the bad guys to get your data. But just what can you do to protect yourself?
Choosing a new mobile can be tough. There are plenty of options out there and narrowing those down to the phone that’s perfect for you is far from easy. One of the many considerations that you have is brand name, and that’s why we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about the mobile world’s biggest manufacturers.
Getting a late payment letter can be a scary experience. However, as long as you keep a clear head, you can deal with the situation. There’s always help available if you need it. So let us take you through what you need to do to deal with a letter of late payment.
Public wifi spots can be very convenient. You get to go online and you don’t have to use your mobile data allowance to do so. However, public wifi isn’t a hundred per cent secure. In fact, depending on whose network you’re connecting to it might not be secure at all. If you’re going to be going online in public, you need to learn how to make your connection secure in order to prevent data theft.
Millions of Britons are in debt, so if you’ve got financial worries, you’re not alone. For many, debt is easy to get into, and a lot harder to get out of. But if you’re in debt, there’s plenty of help available to you. The important thing is to reach out and get advice. So if you’re in debt and can’t see a way out, here’s the help that’s available to you.
If you’re thinking about borrowing money in any way, whether that’s making instalment payments on a car, signing a mobile phone contract, or getting a straight-up loan, then your credit rating is incredibly important. Just how does that credit rating affect your cost of borrowing? Keep reading to find out.
Borrowing money is never an ideal solution to cashflow problems. But in today’s world, many of us have no choice. Whether we take out loans, have credit card debt, or get payday loans, money borrowing is a way of life in many households. Before borrowing money, however, it’s essential that you understand exactly how much you’re borrowing. And things might not be as simple as you think.
Getting credit can be instrumental to many people. If you don’t have the cash to lay down on anything from a new car to a house to a mobile phone, you will need credit in order to pay in instalments. That could mean paying a mortgage, a car payment, or a mobile phone bill. But if you’re young or you’ve recently moved to the UK, you might find that you have problems getting credit. That’s why we’re taking a look at how to get credit for the first time.