Amanda Gillam

Biography

Author : Amanda Gillam

Amanda Gillam is Solution Loans's General Manager and has been since 2009. She is also a prolific writer on personal finance issues, and has been quoted numerous times in articles published on 3rd party websites and in press releases. Her interest in the world of money, and more importantly how people manage it, goes right back to 2002. She joined Solution Loans in 2005. She gets great satisfaction helping people to keep up to date with developments. If there is a subject you'd like her or her team to write about then contact her through the Solution Loans website.

Key differences between a Line of Credit, Bank Overdraft, Credit Card and Payday Loan

If you need short term credit to help balance your budget then there is a range of options. Compare them to help you make the right choice....

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Amanda Gillam 15th July, 2021
Is this the end for guarantor loans?

Over the last decade guarantor loans have moved from being a niche to a mainstream loan. Now they are appear to be in decline, but why?...

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Amanda Gillam 2nd July, 2021
How to Choose the Best Car Finance

The majority of new or newish cars are bought on finance. But how do you work out if PCP, HP or contract hire is best for you? Here's how....

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Amanda Gillam 14th June, 2021
Raise your credit score to manage your finances

Your credit score is your passport to future credit. You must actively influence what's in your file to help maximise your credit chances....

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Amanda Gillam 4th May, 2021
What are the Pros and Cons of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Finance?

Klarna, Clearpay & Laybuy have driven massive growth in the UK's 'buy now, pay later' market. But could you live to regret using this credit?...

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Amanda Gillam 22nd April, 2021
Top tips for going Self-Employed

More and more of us are leaving traditional work and setting up as self-employed. But unless you prepare properly it may not be a bed of roses....

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Amanda Gillam 11th September, 2019
How to get the best deals for back to school 2019

With back to school looming it's time to take advantage of the deals available online and on the high street. Here are the best back to school deals around....

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Amanda Gillam 28th August, 2019
PPI August 29th deadline is approaching – Apply Urgently

£35bn of PPI compensation has already been paid out. But a final deadline for claims is August 29th 2019. If you haven't claimed then this is how you do it....

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Amanda Gillam 14th August, 2019
2019’s Best Money Management Apps

It' easier than ever to manage your money and budgeting on the go with clever apps. Here are 7 of the best money management apps available today....

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Amanda Gillam 31st July, 2019
The most frequent uses of a personal loan

Personal loans account for £37bn of new lending in the UK each year. An enormous amount of debt. But where does it get spent?...

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Amanda Gillam 17th July, 2019
Is action about to be taken to release “Mortgage Prisoners”?

After the 2008 financial crisis many people became mortgage prisoners - and they may not realise it yet! New FCA proposals aim to gve them mortgage freedom....

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Amanda Gillam 3rd July, 2019
You could be in for a refund £300 thanks to Mastercard!

A recent court ruling means Mastercard could become liable to repay everyone up to £300 even if they have never used a Mastercard credit card! Here's why....

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Amanda Gillam 20th June, 2019

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