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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
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
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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Amanda Gillam 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
How to Remortgage, and when not to Remortgage

As a house owner should you remortgage or not? And if you should what is the best way to go about remortgaging?...

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Amanda Gillam 18th April, 2019
Non Standard Finance makes a bid for rival Provident Financial

A tussle is underway between two of the largest home credit companies in the UK. A proposed takeover of a big fish by a minnow. Here's what you need to know...

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Alex Hartley 18th March, 2019
Electric cars really are now cheaper than petrol & diesel to own and run!!

The take up of electric cars has been tempered by the fear of higher running costs. But recent analysis suggests that electric cars are now cheaper than others....

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Amanda Gillam 14th March, 2019
Payday loans, mis-sold credit and getting compensation

Payday lenders are faced with a rapidly increasing number of compensation claims. Customers who feel they were mis-sold are taking on their lenders. Could you?...

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Alex Hartley 26th November, 2018
Why a Secured Loan could be better than Remortgaging

Secured loans are growing faster than most forms of finance - and with good reason. They have plenty of advantages over the traditional remortgage. Here's why....

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Alex Hartley 19th November, 2018

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