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Why Physical Security is Just as Important as Online Security for Companies

With the ever-looming threat of cybercrime, businesses tend to focus the majority of their resources in the development of online security, encrypting essential data, and various anti-cybercrime techniques.  Cybersecurity should be a priority for any business. But it is ineffective if someone comes into your establishment and gets their hands on your server, amongst other things that... [Continue Reading]

Add These 5 Things to Your Car To Save on Insurance

Saving on car insurance isn’t always about finding the best car insurance premium or the deductible that makes the most sense for you. When purchasing car insurance, you want to consider what you can do to the vehicle you drive so that you can come to your insurance provider with a safe and reliable vehicle. This puts you in a great position to receive lower premiums, and make your car... [Continue Reading]

Avoiding The Bad Credit Pitfalls

Bad credit can wreck your financial prospects. Actions you take years before your desired house, car or other purchase can come back to haunt you, given the long memories of lenders and credit companies. If you’re not clued up on your credit report, that’s fine. Many people aren’t, and they can seem complicated. Clearing your old debt is the first step to... [Continue Reading]

What does unoccupied property insurance cover?

Your home insurance, whether owner-occupier or landlord, will typically specify a maximum number of consecutive days your property can remain unoccupied before your insurance is at risk. That period might vary but it’s typically in the range of 30-45 consecutive days. Once that passes, if you wish your cover to continue without issue, you’ll typically need unoccupied property... [Continue Reading]

Comparing funeral plans

Before buying most goods and services you are likely to make comparisons. By comparing what’s on offer, you may decide whether certain choices match your particular needs and requirements, and you may judge the value for money obtained by comparing prices. Comparing funeral plans involves a similar process, but may be even more important because of the wide variety of plans available. ... [Continue Reading]

3 Signs You Are Ready to Start a Business

Are you thinking about starting your own business—but are wondering if you are ready to take the plunge? Starting a business of any type, whether it be in a field like real estate or the food industry, can be thrilling. At first, it seems like the possibilities are endless as you begin to solidify your ideas and your business plan. And while there is a range of low-key,... [Continue Reading]

Referrals and Reviews Help when Choosing a Quality Surveyor

  Is it your first time asking for a survey service? You need not worry since there are a lot of professionals who can do the job. The only problem is that due to the number of people you can hire, choosing the best person could be a bit tricky. The key is to ask for referrals or read online reviews. People who have used a property valuation service before give the best possible... [Continue Reading]

10 Basic Tips to Obtain a Mortgage and Buy Your New Home in Colchester

In a minimum of up to two weeks, preapproval can be obtained according to the type of bank, but the total process of finalising a mortgage can take almost a month. The process, according to the real estate experts shouldn’t take longer than 40 days. When deciding to apply for a mortgage from a bank, mortgage experts advise considering several aspects, such as: Enter the mortgage... [Continue Reading]

Christmas Breaks in your 'van

There’s nothing better than a familiar Christmas at home. Much as we all say and believe that though, in practice, sometimes it’s nice to do something just a little bit different. Getting away over the holidays can make a nice change and give you the chance to have a more personal Noel than is possible if you’re back at home base and acting as the Master of Ceremonies. If... [Continue Reading]

How You can Really Make Sure You are Buying the Right Property for Your Needs

Buying a home is the dream of many; it’s a very serious decision, probably one of the most important and largest financial decisions most of us will ever make. For this reason alone it should be taken with great care – there are a lot of factors to consider, and there are a lot of pitfalls to watch out for. It’s about location, condition, financial arrangements, future... [Continue Reading]