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Unbanked residents at risk of arrears with Universal Credit

07 March 2014  |  1618 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

The government says it will be able to make universal credit payments into a Post Office card account. Photograph: David Sillitoe for the GuardianThe government remains committed to paying the new "universal credit" – a combination of six income-related benefits – directly into bank accounts. This will be a problem for the 13% of housin...

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New Benefits System and Financial Exclusion

05 December 2013  |  1096 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Residents without bank accounts at risk of arrears under new benefits system http://www.theguardian.com/housing-network/2013/dec/02/universal-credit-housing-benefit-banking Universal credit will be paid directly into bank accounts, but a worrying number of social housing residents do not yet have one Monday 2 December 2013 07.59 GMT The gover...

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Top five money management tips

23 November 2013  |  848 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Top five money management tips October 2, 2013 The Payments Council has today published a guide - as part of its Pay Your Way campaign - for people affected...

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Paperless direct debits

23 November 2013  |  619 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Paperless direct debits to help landlord maximise income through Universal Credit November 7, 2013 In a bid to maximise its income collection ahead of Universal Credit, 10,000-home North Lincolnshir...

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Google takes its wallet to the cloud

22 August 2012  |  5033 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Google is trying to inject new life into its mobile wallet platform by launching a cloud-based version of the app that can be linked to Visa, American Express and Discover cards. Will it be enough? ...

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Deja vu

22 August 2012  |  3429 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Visa Europe targeted by the EC on credit card interchange fees Haven’t we been here before? The EC says Visa Europe's cross-border credit cardinterchange fees restrict competition between banks and i...

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The road ahead

13 June 2011  |  4683 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Financial institutions, banks and credit cards companies, have invested billions of euros over the last 30 years on payments systems. However over time the complexity of the overall system architectur...

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