Oliver Jones


Author : Oliver Jones

Oliver Jones has written for Solution Loans since 2015. His passion for personal finance comes through in the 150+ blog posts he's written since that time. His talent for explaining all things money means he's covered topics as diverse as registering to vote, credit unions and debt consolidation. If you've got a question you want answered then maybe Oliver is the person for the job. Just contact him through this website and your question could be the subject of his next blog post!

Why registering to vote makes both political and financial sense

Being casual about registering to vote not only means you can't influence political debate but could mean you can't get credit on decent terms! Here's why....

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Oliver Jones 7th July, 2017
Mobile roaming charges banned from June 15

From mid June 2017 it's been cheaper to use your mobile phone within the EU thanks to new rules. Get all the details here....

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Oliver Jones 1st July, 2017
How does the state pension work and what is the ‘triple lock’?

What are the rules about the state pension? Who gets what and when, and how is the value of the pension protected? What is the "triple lock"?...

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Oliver Jones 22nd June, 2017
How would a debt “breathing space” work?

If debt gets out of control then interest and charges can grow making the situation worse. How could a Scottish "breathing space" law help others in the UK?...

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Oliver Jones 19th June, 2017
Proposed revisions to the UK’s social care funding

A growing proportion of us will grow old and need care. But the cost of long term care is enormous so how will it be paid for?...

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Oliver Jones 16th June, 2017
How to Choose your Charity Giving Website

Donation websites are a boon to charities. They have revolutionised the way people can give money. But some are more giving than other. How do you choose?...

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Oliver Jones 28th May, 2017
What financial help is available for home improvements?

There are more loans and grants available than you might think to help you get your home up to scratch. Make it more habitable and more energy efficient....

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Oliver Jones 24th May, 2017
What are your rights as a social housing tenant?

If you rent your home from your local council or housing association you'll want to make sure you understand your legal rights....

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Oliver Jones 18th May, 2017
What’s the difference between a soft and hard credit search?

To minimise the impact on your credit score try to avoid hard credit checks. Their imprint reduces your credit rating. Stick to soft searches where you can....

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Oliver Jones 16th May, 2017
Should I go to University or get a job?

Motivation versus qualifications. What's going to get you the well-paid career? Is it financially worthwhile getting a degree? Here's our "thought guide"....

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Oliver Jones 14th May, 2017
Steady as she goes for the UK’s Secured Loans market

Growth in the UK's secured loans market is continuing. And there are no signs of any instability. Why might you want to consider a secured loan?...

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Oliver Jones 6th May, 2017
What’s the current thinking on the shape of Brexit?

The UK is now moving headlong towards Brexit. But what does this mean for trade arrangements with the EU? How will the economy and employment be affected?...

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Oliver Jones 2nd May, 2017


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