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For over 100 years Christmas cards have been the traditional way to send seasonal greetings to family and friends. However, according to new research from first direct, the telephone and internet bank, this tradition could become a thing of the past.


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Over 69%* of UK homeowners have not reviewed their mortgage since moving into their current property, and this complacency could be costing the typical UK mortgage borrower £30,000** in interest. first direct is encouraging all mortgage borrowers to reassess their mortgage requirements to see if they can save money by moving their mortgage elsewhere.


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first direct, the telephone and internet bank, has become the first UK bank to launch an interactive online help agent. The agent, named Cara, begins a 4-month trial this month and will appear on the first direct website (www.firstdirect.com). Cara is a 3D interactive animation who moves, talks and gestures as she responds to users...


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