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Creative marketing makes awards’ shortlists

It’s awards season and TotallyMoney.com is mixing it with some major league players in shortlists for the DADIs and the Masters of Marketing. Our Commuter Hotspots Tool has been shortlisted in the Branded Content category at The Drum Awards for Digital Industries (DADI) awards. The interactive map that allows users to narrow down their search for…

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Credit card holders to get ‘time to find a new deal’ alerts

Last week, the FCA published their Credit Card Market Final Findings and announced the introduction of measures designed to protect consumers. The publication highlighted two particular concerns. First, that a significant number of people in the UK carry potentially problematic debt for a number of years – they found that 650,000 people had been in…

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Will you start the fans, please!

We’ve given the meeting rooms here at TotallyMoney.com a lick of paint. Following a Crystal Maze theme, each room is modelled on one of the hit ’90s gameshow’s zones: Aztec, Industrial, Futuristic and Medieval, with the boardroom taking its cue from the ultimate Crystal Dome destination.   Why the Crystal Maze? Well, it was something…

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Sittin’ On the Docker of the API

Continuing the theme of Microsoft’s recent endeavours to move their entire development stack towards a platform agnostic, more Open Source world, I thought I’d share some of the adventures I’ve had along this bleeding edge of development. Here at TotallyMoney.com, we are happy to have been early adopters of .Net Core, using it to power…

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Customer complaints about credit cards continue to fall

The number of complaints received by the financial ombudsman service about credit cards has fallen for the third consecutive year. The ombudsman’s annual review of consumer complaints, published today, reported 8,200 received complaints in 2016, down from 19,634 in 2013; a drop of 58% over three years.1 Many of the complaints received were about claims…

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