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by planteria
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Stoozing Credit Cards
Topic: Virgin Money
Replies: 24
Views: 4463

Re: Virgin Money

very positive news.. we need a Fees War :)
by planteria
Sun Feb 26, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Stoozing Credit Cards
Topic: New offers...
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: New offers...

fair enough. MBNA and Barclaycard are usually my first ports of call.. perhaps Virgin in the mix now though, too.
by planteria
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Stoozing Credit Cards
Topic: New offers...
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: New offers...

yes.. better than nothing. but for 6 months, perhaps it's better so spend on a card that generates cashback/points and accept clearing in full after 1-2 months.
by planteria
Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Stoozing Credit Cards
Topic: Virgin 41 Month Balance Transfer Credit Card
Replies: 14
Views: 867

Re: Virgin 41 Month Balance Transfer Credit Card

it is up to you of course, but i wouldn't. i would create a +ve balance for a lower BT fee rather than a higher MT fee.
by planteria
Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Stoozing Credit Cards
Topic: Virgin 41 Month Balance Transfer Credit Card
Replies: 14
Views: 867

Re: Virgin 41 Month Balance Transfer Credit Card

it's an interesting product DC, but it shouldn't be necessary ime.
by planteria
Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Stoozing Credit Cards
Topic: Virgin 41 Month Balance Transfer Credit Card
Replies: 14
Views: 867

Re: Virgin 41 Month Balance Transfer Credit Card

agreed that it is a good deal regardless.. but no, the BT can be actioned even if there is no debt with the account receiving the funds. in theory the provider takes the view that the funds should be returned. in reality, ime - and you can never be sure, that positive balance can be moved to your st...
by planteria
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Savings & Stooz Pots
Topic: Extra TSB classic accounts
Replies: 72
Views: 10048

Re: Extra TSB classic accounts

possible if you already have a TSB current account?
by planteria
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Stoozing Credit Cards
Topic: Virgin 41 Month Balance Transfer Credit Card
Replies: 14
Views: 867

Re: Virgin 41 Month Balance Transfer Credit Card

could look at a Balance transfer to another credit card.. pushing it into credit, and then ask for the money to be wired to your current account. i have never done a Money transfer, i've always used BTs. ime Barclaycard, MBNA and Lloyds have always passed on a + balance.
by planteria
Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Savings & Stooz Pots
Topic: Regular Savers
Replies: 17
Views: 1457

Re: Regular Savers

indeed, and having had an account with FD way back, i have found them resisting me since. £500/m with the HSBC stable is good enough for me.
by planteria
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Savings & Stooz Pots
Topic: Regular Savers
Replies: 17
Views: 1457

Re: Regular Savers

just set up a new Nationwide RS. now have just 1k/m via HSBC/M&S/Nationwide. only bothering with accounts that pay 5%+.

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