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Why doesn't anybody love me?

24 November 2008  |  5526 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

"In it's sixth Sepa progress report, the ECB welcomes the effort made so far, but stresses that work 'urgently remains to be done' to ensure the success of the Europe-wide project." You don't say? Is anyone surprised? Talk about stating the obvious... With banks being bailed out and IT budgets across the board slashed beyond recognition...

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Cut up your credit cards

18 November 2008  |  3488 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As the world moves to 0% interest rates and credit card companies hiking up their rates it makes no sense for anyone to keep their cards. Simply arrange a long term loan at the bank at an attractive rate and pay off all cards. Do not be tempted to use your card until your credit card company offers you a realistic and attractive offer. In this cli...

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Gary Wright
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Interest cuts; a test for Banks

06 November 2008  |  2527 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Today's mammoth cut of 1½% in the interest rate is enormously welcome in businesses both small and large across the land. It is an important weapon in the fight to stave off the impacts of the recessi...

Gary Wright
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A New Era for Banking

05 November 2008  |  3414 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Despite the financial crisis and the dramatic bailouts of banks it is far from the end of banking. It might be the end of banking as we have known it but as one door closes a new door opens. Now is th...

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Date 04 Apr 2007
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EBAday is the annual event for European payments professionals organised by Finextra and the Euro Banking Association. This community has been created to deliver a forum for EBA delegates to exchange views on instant payments, open banking and new developments in payments processing and technology.
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