Day: September 9, 2020

Best personal loans 2020 – from Tesco Bank to TSB and Santander

TAKING out a loan could be a good way of spreading the cost of a big purchase – we round-up the best rates currently available.

Before you consider borrowing money, there are a few things to be aware of first.

 Loans should be taken out responsibly, so make you can afford to pay back what you borrow


Loans should be taken out responsibly, so make you can afford to pay back what you borrowCredit: Getty – Contributor

Taking out a loan is a serious financial commitment, so you’ll want to make sure you can afford to meet all the monthly repayments.

You can do this by taking into account the length of your loan, plus the interest rate, to make sure it’s affordable for you.

You’ll also want to make sure you don’t damage your credit score by checking how likely you are to be accepted by using a “soft search”, such as this one from MoneySavingExpert.

Although a “soft search” is still recorded on

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Cody Cruz Faces Business Challenges Head-On to Guarantee Success of Clients

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 9, 2020 / Very few people, both in and outside of the marketing industry, are built to withstand the most challenging experiences in the business. Quite often, tough problems require even tougher problem-solvers. Top marketer Cody Cruz is fearless as he meets these challenges head-on in order to guarantee the success of his clients and to safeguard the welfare of their businesses.

Just like any other business and marketing firm, challenges are never absent. What matters, according to Cody Cruz, is finding a way to successfully navigate past these challenges. And through his extensive mentoring journey with Gigg Inc., a marketing software company, CEO and founder Scott Warner, Cruz has all the problem-solving and decision-making skills he needs to rise above any challenge thrown his way.

“Throughout my marketing career, many strides and strives remain as part and parcel of my daily endeavors.

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Amazon To Add 10,000 Jobs In Bellevue As Hiring Spree Continues

Amazon on Friday announced plans to add another 10,000 jobs in Bellevue, Washington in the next few years.

Amazon (AMZN) said that the employment plans are on top of the 15,000 new jobs in Bellevue, which the e-commerce giant already announced in February this year. Bellevue is located just 10 miles from the e-commerce giant’s Seattle headquarters. Amazon has about 3,000 employees in Bellevue and 50,000 in Seattle.

“To accommodate these new roles in the city, we’ve secured an additional 2 million square feet of office space in downtown Bellevue by leasing new, iconic, and sustainable properties from Vulcan: 555 Tower and West Main,” Amazon’s John Schoettler wrote in a blog post.

Schoettler added that these projects, which are already under development, are situated close to the future Bellevue downtown station, which is scheduled to open in 2023.

In addition, Amazon is building the so-called Bellevue 600-project, which

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AIG Travel Named Best Travel Insurance Company by Forbes Advisor

HOUSTON, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AIG Travel was awarded top honors by Forbes Advisor in their Best Travel Insurance Companies list for consumers. Out of 15 travel insurance companies ranked by the financial news outlet, AIG Travel came in first, based on a rigorous, data-driven methodology.

AIG (PRNewsFoto/AIG Travel)

AIG Travel garnered the best score in the Forbes ranking based on an in-depth review of 15 coverage benefits for multiple travel insurance plans, including baggage delays or mishaps, trip delays or cancellation, travel health or medical expenses, pre-existing medical conditions and flexibility to cancel for any reason.

“So many unexpected problems can happen on a trip,” said Amy Danise, Forbes Advisor’s Chief Insurance Analyst. “You may not be able to prevent the problems but having the best travel insurance policy can save you money and headaches. In some cases, it could save your health if you

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Smart Money Recently Increased Its Stake in This Bank Stock

Two prominent investors bought more shares of Investors Bancorp (NASDAQ:ISBC) in the second quarter, a time when a lot of smart money appeared to be negative on the banking sector. Specifically, bank hedge fund EJF Capital and community bank activist investor Lawrence Seidman both significantly increased their stakes.

According to 13F reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, EJF Capital increased its stake in Investors Bancorp from 30,000 shares as of March 31 to 200,000 shares as of June 30, a 566% increase. Seidman is a longtime bank investor who will frequently buy a large stake in a public bank and join its board. Seidman increased his position in the roughly $27 billion asset bank from 45,000 shares to more than 117,000, representing a 160% increase.

Following the smart money is a popular investment strategy. EJF Capital was recently down about 20% on the year, according to The Wall

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