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The attitudes of major religions to debt

If you're looking for guidance on whether to add to your debt then what does your religion have to say about it? We compare Christianity, Islam & Judaism....

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Alex Hartley 24th 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
Mortgage borrowers need more help to find better deals

It seems odd but you can't compare mortage deals as thoroughly as you can personal loans or car insurance. But the FCA want to change things to resolve this....

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Alex Hartley 10th 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
The Risk of Trying to Get Credit Through Social Media Ads or Chats

Who do you turn to to help you find a loan? Would you trust the recommendation of someone you've only ever met on social media? You need to be more careful!...

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Alex Hartley 17th June, 2019
A Best Practice Step by Step Guide to Conveyancing

If you're new to buying property then the purchase process can seem daunting. But don't worry here are the basic steps of conveyancing your new property....

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Amanda Gillam 13th June, 2019
Does it make sense to have a Mortgage over more than 25 years?

Can you imagine borrowing over 30 to 40 years to buy your home? Does this feel excessively long? Well, more and more people are and this article explains why....

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Alex Hartley 3rd June, 2019
Top tips for cutting the cost of your mortgage

There many, many ways to reduce your monthly payments and/or the total interest that you pay for your mortgage. We explain all the options open to you....

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Amanda Gillam 30th May, 2019
Personal loan rates are still falling but be wary of teaser rates

Personal loan teaser interest rates continue to fall. But what you actually pay is probably not. Here's what to be wary of when getting your personal loan....

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Alex Hartley 20th May, 2019
Is the FCA about to clamp down on guarantor loans?

The UK guarantor loans market has grown considerably in recent years. Amigo is the biggest player. The FCA is taking a greater interest in these loans....

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Marcel Le Gouais 16th May, 2019
A guide to Equity Release

Own your home? Aged over 55? Need some cash for your retirement or a project? Then Equity Release may be a route forward, although there are other options....

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Amanda Gillam 25th April, 2019

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