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Members Advice on Student Bank Accounts

(+) Free accounts which offer bonuses and freebies (-) You're only expected to have one, so you need to know which to choose (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2000)

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4 reviews

Member Advice on How to Save Money Shopping Online

(+) Good bargains, Money saved (-) Can't think of any (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2004)

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2 reviews

Member Advice on ISA's

(+) Ease of application (-) Stock market fluctuations (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2002)

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4 reviews

Member Advice on Choosing a mortgage

(+) Learn about the best options out there in one go (-) Could convince you to purchase a property (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2002)

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10 reviews

Member Advice on Renting Via Letting Agencies

(+) Added Security, Range Of Benefits, They Do The Hard Work (-) It Will Cost Money, You Need One You Can Trust (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2003)

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8 reviews
Member Advice on Finance - Member Advice on The European Single Currency

Member Advice on The European Single Currency

(+) Stability, convenience, (-) Boring banknotes (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

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17 reviews

Member Advice on Internet Banking

(+) access your account from home or the office, usual facilities available like ATM cards, no charges (-) security issues possibly (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2000)

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52 reviews

Member Advice on Investment Trusts

(+) low management fees and "zeros" give an absolute return (-) not completely risk free (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

User reviews (4)

 
4 reviews

Member Advice on Credit Cards & Loans

(+) Few (-) Many (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2001)

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23 reviews

Member Advice on How to Improve Your Credit Rating

(+) Only for the con man (-) Debt and lifelong worry (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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3 reviews

Member Advice on Wills and Legal Issues

(+) Your money goes to the people you want it to (-) There is an initial cost (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2000)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews

Members advice on home budgeting.

(+) SAVING MONEY TO BUY THINGS YOU WANT (-) NOTHING, HOW CAN SAVING MONEY BE BAD (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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5 reviews

Member Advice on Auctions

(+) Make some real money (-) You must be organised and keep up with the admin (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2001)

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5 reviews

Member Advice on Market Research

(+) Fairly well paid, flexible employment (-) No guarantee of work, can be difficult, having to pay expenses, are you sure to get paid? (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

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8 reviews

Members Advice on Customer Complaints

(+) Getting what you want. (-) Can be time consuming. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2003)

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4 reviews

Member Advice on Becoming a Host Family to Foreign Students

(+) Get to me some interesting foreigners (-) Can get a "bad penny" (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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4 reviews

Member Advice on Fair Trade

(+) People working and trading with dignity. (-) A few pennies more. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2001)

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6 reviews

Member Advice on Selling a House

(+) You get an idea on what NOT to do (-) Its common sense really (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

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6 reviews

What Do You Want From Your Bank?

(+) They are liable to many discrepancies and can be sued (-) Delving into your money pot regulary (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

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9 reviews

Member Advice on Saving Money Online

(+) Opportunities to save, and earn money on the internet (-) Can be time consuming as you need to do your research to find the best offers. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2010)

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1 Review

Member Advice on Chosing a New Gas or Electricity Supplier

(+) You could save some money! (-) You've still got to spend rather a lot! (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2002)

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3 reviews

Member Advice on Independent Financial Advisers

(+) Expert impartial advise (-) It's down to an individual's opinion (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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5 reviews

Member Advice on Pyramid Gifting Schemes

(+) NONE (-) You will almost certainly lose money (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2001)

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5 reviews

Identity Theft

(+) FOLLOW THE ADVICE, AND SAVE THE HASSLE AND YOUR MONEY (-) LOSING ALL OF YOUR HARD EARNED INCOME (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2009)

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3 reviews
Member Advice on Finance - Some Lifestyle Choices that can Save you Money

Some Lifestyle Choices that can Save you Money

(+) Saving Money (-) Getting used to saving money! (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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2 reviews

Members advice on New EEC laws on buying a house in France.

(+) People need to be informed. (-) None. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Preparing Business Plan

(+) Business Plan for all business (-) There arn't any because i wrote it :) (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2006)

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1 Review

Member Advice on the Pros and Cons of Joint Accounts

(+) can help you to save (-) can cause arguments (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2002)

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2 reviews

Income Tax on Ciao Earnings

(On Ciao since: 05/2012)

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Member Advice on Finance - Member Advice on Earning Money

Member Advice on Earning Money

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Banking For Dummies

Advantages: Free accounts which offer bonuses and freebies
Disadvantages: You're only expected to have one, so you need to know which to choose

Most students are reasonably clever. They’ve been to school for a fair number of years, and most (though as the news is happily telling us, not all) will have A Levels or equivalent before they arrive at university. But there’s a difference be ...

zoe_page 04.06.2003 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Members Advice on Student Bank Accounts

Competitiveness of APR

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Additional Charges

Security and Privacy

Ease of Application

Stand and Deliver your money or your life

Advantages: can't think of any right now
Disadvantages: non stop hassle

I started at the local college last September to take a degree in Media Studies. Luckily being a *ahem* mature student my local goverment pay my tuition fees. Regarding financial support, I have to work on top of my studies and I receive a loan from the ' ...

PERFIDIOUS 03.02.2003 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Members Advice on Student Bank Accounts

Competitiveness of APR

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Additional Charges

Security and Privacy

Ease of Application

Thank God for Smile!

Advantages: Easy to set up, Speedy and efficient,excellent service
Disadvantages: None

I have been a student on and off for the past 7 years and have done some research into all the student accounts on offer. Many of my student friends have accounts with a number of high street banks and have had nothing but grief. It seems many banks are ...

Chryssy 28.10.2003 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Members Advice on Student Bank Accounts

Competitiveness of APR

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Additional Charges

Security and Privacy

Ease of Application

THESE PEOPLE ARE RAKING IT IN

Advantages: low interst rates on overfradts
Disadvantages: too little overaft facilities available

In my opinion student bank accounts are useless. Its ok when your putting money in, but when your taking it out they dont want to know. Being a student can be a hard life, trying to better our careers but having to lice on a shoe string budget its just ...

PAULLIVERPOOL 27.10.2000 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Members Advice on Student Bank Accounts

Competitiveness of APR

Product package

Additional Charges

Security and Privacy

Ease of Application

It's your Money !!!

Advantages: Good bargains, Money saved
Disadvantages: Can't think of any

I am a online shopping addict partly because I am too lazy to move out of my sofa and partly because "I love my Money". Well, who doesn't... I have consolidated some tricks/mantras of online shopping here that have helped me over the years, I hope u benef ...

heymohit 23.11.2004 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Member Advice on How to Save Money Shopping Online