TotallyMoney.com Mortgages voted comparison site of the year

LONDON, July 16th, 2014. The prestigious What Mortgage Awards trophy for 2014 Best Mortgage Comparison Site has been won by TotallyMoney.com, who saw off challenges from Money Supermarket and other comparison sites to take the top spot. The publicly voted accolade recognises the best-in-class functionality of the mortgage comparison service that: Searches more than 5,000 …

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TotallyMoney.com appoints Nigel Pocklington as new CEO

TOTALLYMONEY.COM, the credit comparison website, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Pocklington as its new Chief Executive Officer. Nigel, previously Chief Marketing Officer at Hotels.com, replaces business co-founder Will Becker who will be moving to the role of Executive Chairman. Nigel takes the helm at TotallyMoney.com as the business continues its mission to …

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Travellers Head to Costa Del Credit as They Burn £192 Million in Card Charges

Despite record low interest rates, the cost of withdrawing cash on credit cards is £21 million more today than in 2010 Plastic bill: 60% of consumers plan to holiday overseas this year spending a total of £9 billion[1] on debit and credit cards. 1.6 million consumers will place all of their holiday spending on a …

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Santander Offers the Longest 0% Loan on the Market

Following Santander’s addition of a 0% offer period on purchases for 18 months on the 123 credit card, Will Becker, CEO of TotallyMoney.com the credit comparison website comments: “The addition of a 0% purchase offer for 18 months on the 123 credit card is an interesting move by Santander.  Generally speaking we would recommend using …

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Credit Card Customers Incur £214 Million of Cash Withdrawal Charges

Despite record low interest rates, the cost of withdrawing cash on credit cards is £21 million more today than in 2010 Individual cost: One in five credit card holders make cash withdrawals on their cards each year. Making an average of seven withdrawals a year for £90 each, it costs at least £214 million in …

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Bank of Scotland’s New BT Card Offers the Lowest Fee, but Not the Biggest Savings

In response to the launch of the Bank of Scotland’s (BOS) new Platinum balance transfer credit card launch with a 0.70% fee, Will Becker, CEO of TotallyMoney.com, comments: “As the balance transfer battle rolls on, the new BOS Platinum Balance Transfer credit card may look like a strong competitor for Nationwide’s current market leader but …

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Dumfries Crowned Credit Card Rejection Capital of the UK

Research reveals almost two thirds of credit card applications in this region were declined in the past 12 months National rejects: In the last 12 months, 61% of all credit card applications across the UK have been declined, a figure that shows signs of post-recession misplaced confidence as it creeps up from 59% the previous …

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Barclaycard Release 31 Month Balance Transfer Card

Friday 7th February 2014: In response to the balance transfer credit card price war between Halifax and Barclaycard, Will Becker, CEO and co-founder of TotallyMoney.com, comments: “As Halifax battles to steal the number one spot in the 0% balance transfer credit card table with the launch of a 30 month offer, Barclaycard sends a clear …

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A Holiday To Tenerife Could Take Consumers Ten Years To Pay Off

With 11%[1] making minimum repayments on credit cards each month, this is the debt sentence travellers could face Holidays on credit: Consumers are predicted to put 8%[2] more of their holiday spend on credit cards this year, racking up a total bill of £9 billion. This represents more than a quarter (27%) of total overseas …

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13 million shoppers expected to hit the high street on Saturday 21st December

LONDON, December 19th, 2013. Research reveals a credit card extravaganza as 2.98 million of these consumers rack up a £300 million bill. The busiest high street shopping day this year is expected to be Saturday 21st December with 13 million panic stricken consumers set to spend a total of £1.31bn[1] or £1.8 million per minute. …

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Meltdown on Friday 13th with Credit Card spend set to peak at £400 million

LONDON, December 12th, 2013. Consumers will have a ‘fan-plastic’ time as they are expected to carry out over nine million transactions worth £42. The big day: Friday 13th December is set to be the biggest credit card spending day of the year as consumers add £400 million to their credit card debts making 9.4 million …

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Cap on Payday loans costs is a step in the right direction, but how many more people will be fleeced while we wait for the ruling to be implemented?

LONDON, November 25th, 2013. In response to today’s announcement from the Government to introduce a new law to cap the cost of payday loans, Will Becker, CEO and co-founder of TotallyMoney.com comments: “At last, the Government is taking action against the damage payday lenders continue to inflict on large segments of the UK population. However, …

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Lost credit card rewards total £323 million this Christmas

LONDON, November 6th, 2013. 15.7[1] million credit card holders lose out by not using cashback or reward cards for Christmas spending. 14.6 million credit card holders who already enjoy a reward or cashback card will earn up to £300 million on their Christmas shopping. This leaves 52% not earning a penny, a festive loss of …

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One in four credit card holders miss payments on balance transfer deals

LONDON, October 28th, 2013. 25%[1] of credit card holders miss payments on long term[2] balance transfer cards and could be forced to pay 18% APR As Barclaycard unveils its 30 month Platinum balance transfer deal, the longest offer in the history of the credit card, new research from TotallyMoney.com, the credit comparison experts, reveals that …

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Cash back cut back

LONDON, October 17th, 2013. American Express ‘Platinum Cashback Everyday’ credit card customers must spend over £4,250[1] a year or they won’t earn a penny. From the 1st March 2014, American Express ‘Platinum Cashback Everyday’ credit card customers will need to spend a minimum of £4,250 a year in order to qualify for a cashback payment. …

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3.3 Million1 credit card customers trapped as applications are rejected

LONDON, September 25th, 2013 In the next month alone, these rejections could cost British consumers £1082 million in interest. Of those declined in the last year, 36% stuck with their existing deal to avoid risking another rejection, but 22% immediately went on to make another application with little consideration for the consequences. Almost one million3 …

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TotallyMoney.com sets out to claim sector top spot

LONDON, August 28th, 2013. With just 2% of consumers switching credit cards, TotallyMoney.com is on a ‘market growth mission’ TotallyMoney.com, the credit comparison experts, today reveals the result of a major brand and business overhaul and announces its ambition to become the number one credit card intermediary in the UK. Following extensive consumer research, the …

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New long-term balance transfer card lets people apply with confidence

ONLINE personal finance brand Fluid has launched a new credit card. The new card offers a competitive 23 months 0% on balance transfers made within the first 60 days of account opening (with a handling fee of 2.89%) and has the added benefit of 0% interest on the first three months of purchases. Uniquely, the …

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Fluid card saves customers’ credit scores with ‘apply with confidence’ pre-screening technology

MILLIONS of people searching for credit cards are thought to be needlessly damaging their credit score by making unsuccessful credit applications. These consumers are being financially disadvantaged just at a time when they most need to access credit or rebuild their credit score. Fluid, a new credit card tackles this issue using technology that puts the …

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New Barclaycard Initial 0% on purchases offer available exclusively through TotallyMoney

PERSONAL finance comparison site TotallyMoney today announced a new Barclaycard Initial card offer is now available exclusively through TotallyMoney. The new offer allows customers who are new to credit or are looking to rebuild their credit score, 0% on purchases for three months. This offer is exclusive to TotallyMoney and can only be applied for …

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Exclusive Barclaycard Initial 0% on purchases offer

LONDON, September 5th, 2012. PERSONAL finance comparison site TotallyMoney.com today announced that a new Barclaycard Initial card offer is now available exclusively through TotallyMoney.com. The new offer allows customers who are new to credit or are looking to rebuild their credit score, 0% on purchases for 3 months. The offer of 0% on purchases for …

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The new Luma Credit Card – Offering a brighter way into responsible credit building

THE NEW Luma credit card launched today for UK customers who are looking to build credit or with a limited credit history, powered by Capital One. The Luma card, with a credit limit of up to £1,500, allows UK customers who have previously struggled with debt or who have a limited credit history in the …

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Media Ingenuity appoints GI director to drive development of Fluid products

SIMON Stanney has been appointed director of General Insurance for Fluid. He brings with him extensive insurance intermediary experience and joins from Castle Cover where he was an executive shareholder prior to the sale of the business in March 2011. With nearly 20 years’ experience developing personal lines business, Simon has also previously worked for …

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Media Ingenuity feature in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 for second year running

MEDIA Ingenuity has been named as one of the UK’s top private companies for the second year running in the prestigious Sunday Times Tech Track 100 Awards. The company ranked 75 in the Tech Track 100, which ranks the 100 fastest growing businesses in the sector. This acknowledges another year of rapid growth for Media …

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SEP leads £17.5 million funding round for Media Ingenuity

LEADING growth equity and venture capital group SEP has led a £17.5m financing round to take a minority stake in Media Ingenuity, a rapidly-expanding online marketing technology company. Media Ingenuity owns financial comparison site, TotallyMoney.com, and is the UK’s largest online advertiser of financial services (according to Comscore). The investment will support the next phase …

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TotallyMoney.com tops the leader board in online display advertising

LONDON, April 11th, 2011. RECENT figures released by Comscore Ad Metrix reveal Media Ingenuity’s price comparison brand TotallyMoney.com to be the top online advertiser of 2010 in the finance sector. Finance was the top-spending sector in online display last year, producing a total of 18.9 billion display ad impressions in the second half of the …

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Media Ingenuity launches Fluid travel insurance

MEDIA ingenuity, a leading online marketing and technology group, has launched a new online travel insurance service that delivers significant benefits to consumers. By creating significant efficiencies in the buying process, Fluid offers its customers a much faster service to buy comprehensive travel cover at competitive prices. As one of the first travel insurance products …

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Media Ingenuity ‘speaks’ to 24 million people in a month

LONDON, November 8th, 2010. COMSCORE has published results showing in September 2010 Media Ingenuity’s price comparison brand Totallymoney.com reached a remarkable 24 million people, representing over 56% of the available internet audience. This makes Media Ingenuity the second largest online display advertiser in the UK for financial services. Overall they were ranked the fifth largest …

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TotallyMoney have teamed up with Capital One

TOTALLYMONEY have teamed up with Capital One to offer an exclusive 1% cash-back for life on all purchases for customers who are accepted for the Capital One Classic card. The offer which will initially run throughout October is likely to drive very significant volumes of applications for the UK’s market leading sub-prime card issuer. Media …

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Media Ingenuity 14th in Sunday Times Tech Track 100

LONDON, September 22nd, 2010. MEDIA Ingenuity is delighted to announce it has ranked 14th in the 2010 Sunday Times Tech Track 100. The league table ranks Britain’s one hundred privately-owned technology, media and telecoms (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over the last three years. Commenting on the result, managing director Adam Quint said: “This …

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Media Ingenuity Shortlisted finalists in the National Business Awards

LONDON, September 22nd, 2010. MEDIA Ingenuity is delighted to announce it has been selected as a finalist in the Small to Medium Size Business of the Year category in the prestigious National Business Awards. The National Business Awards in partnership with Orange is the UK’s premier, cross-industry Awards programme. Managing director Adam Quint commented: “This …

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Media Ingenuity Shortlisted for 2010 Fast Growth Business Awards

MEDIA Ingenuity is delighted to announce it has been selected as a finalist in the Online Business of the Year category in the prestigious Fast Growth Business Awards. Commenting on the short-listing, managing director Adam Quint said: “To be finalists for such a prestigious national award is recognition of the hard work and creativity of …

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Media Ingenuity expands its Business Development team

MEDIA Ingenuity is delighted to announce it has recruited Hannah Timmins to join the Business Development team. Hannah has a background in personal finance advice and will help the business to continue its diversification into new product areas.

Media Ingenuity expands offices

MEDIA Ingenuity’s continuing growth has necessitated taking more space at Gensurco House in Exmouth Market. The Group has grown onto the second floor giving room to expand the workforce by at least a further 70%. Managing director Adam Quint commented: “We’re lucky to be able keep expanding the business at our current address as we’re …

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TotallyMoney.com launches banking product

THE TotallyMoney.com website continues to grow, with the edition of banking to its product portfolio this week. The new product allows customers to compare UK bank accounts according to their personal requirements. The banking comparison table shows the most competitive options from the top UK banks and building societies. Customers can easily sort the table …

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Mike Perham sets sail

LONDON, November 17th, 2008. MIKE Perham departed Portsmouth on Saturday morning as he set sail for the official starting line at Lizard Point in TotallyMoney.com. Hundreds of well-wishers turned out to bid Mike farewell and show their support for his attempt to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. It was an …

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TotallyMoney.com launches broadband

THIS week TotallyMoney.com has launched its brand new broadband comparison service, bringing the total number of new product launches in the past month to three, along with life insurance and health insurance. The online compare and switch service allows customers to search the most competitive broadband packages available in their area by download speed and …

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TotallyMoney.com expands insurance portfolio

TotallyMoney.com this morning launched the newest addition to its insurance portfolio, with the Health Insurance comparison service going live. Customers will be able to obtain free, no-obligation health insurance quotes from the UK’s top private health insurance providers including Bupa, Axa, Allianz and Standard Life. This is the second insurance product to go live on …

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TotallyMoney.com sponsors Michael Perham

TOTALLYMONEY.com is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Michael Perham, who will be shortly embarking on his attempt to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. His boat was named at the Southampton Boat Show last week, and Mike is now undergoing intensive sea training, and will depart on his challenge during …

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Business development executive appointed

MEDIA Ingenuity is please to announce the addition of Steven McNicholas to its Business Development team. Steven will be taking on the newly created role of business development executive, and will be working closely with the current Head of Business Development, Guy Morris, to develop new business opportunities for Media Ingenuity. Steven graduated from Nottingham …

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TotallyMoney.com launches energy switching

TOTALLYMONEY.com is pleased to announce the latest addition to its product portfolio with the launch of online energy switching. With one simple form, customers will be able to compare the cheapest gas, electricity and dual tariffs available in their local area, and switch online. The TotallyMoney.com energy switching service compares every UK energy providers, including …

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TotallyMoney.com launches credit cards

MEDIA Ingenuity is pleased to announce the addition of credit cards to the TotallyMoney.com portfolio. The credit card table is one of the most comprehensive comparison tables available online, comparing every UK credit card. As well as comparing 0% balance transfer cards, 0% purchase cards, rewards and cashback cards, and best for bad credit cards, …

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New head of Business Development appointed

MEDIA Ingenuity is pleased to welcome Guy Morris to its team, as the newly appointed head of Business Development. Guy comes from an insurance background; he has spent the last six years as a broker for Lloyd’s of London, placing property and casualty reinsurance treaties for insurance companies based in the UK, Europe and South …

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Chief operating officer appointed

MEDIA Ingenuity is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Quint as chief operating officer. Adam will be joining the team in July, and will be overseeing the day to day operations of the business. Adam comes to Media Ingenuity from the London office of McKinsey & Company, where he has spent seven years as …

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Media Ingenuity opens new offices

MEDIA Ingenuity has officially opened house in new offices in Exmouth Market today. The company is now situated in newly refurbished offices on the north side of the 3rd floor of Gensurco House, in the new media heartland of Farringdon/Clerkenwell. This is an exciting new stage for Media Ingenuity. The company is currently in the …

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TotallyMoney.com launched

MEDIA Ingenuity is proud to announce the launch of its newest financial comparison website, TotallyMoney.com. TotallyMoney.com is designed to form the spearhead of the company’s consumer brand, with as much as 90% of web traffic being driven through this site in the future. The current product portfolio consists of loans, allowing customers to obtain free, …

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