News

News
If you feel financially excluded what can you do about it?

Nearly 2m people in the UK don't have a bank account. Others have poor knowledge of financial products and how to manage credit. Millions more have virtually no...

Read more
Alex Hartley 5th March, 2018
George Banco is acquired by Non-Standard Finance PLC

Solution Loans has been working with George Banco as a guarantor loans lender for many years. At the end of 2017 they were acquired by Non Standard Finance PLC ...

Read more
Amanda Gillam 21st February, 2018
Spring Short Story Competition Open for Entries

Our third short story competition is open to entries - your chance to win part of a £350 prize fund AND get your story published on the Solution Loans website....

Read more
Amanda Gillam 19th February, 2018
“Open Banking” is coming your way but what does it mean?

Government is forcing banks to open their data to companies who will use it to provide new financial services - to reduce your costs and put you in control....

Read more
Amanda Gillam 12th January, 2018
Gloomy forecasts for the UK from the Institute of Fiscal Studies

Numerous economic trends are heading in the wrong direction. Demographic and technological changes are going to worsen the situation for many people....

Read more
Alex Hartley 5th January, 2018
Why Bright House have been forced to repay £15m to its customers

With Bright House punished by the FCA for over charging its customers for credit here are some cheaper alternatives should you need to borrow....

Read more
Alex Hartley 29th December, 2017
Is consumer spending and debt getting out of control?

What drove a rapid rise in consumer debt in 2016 and 2017? What will slowly rising interest rates mean for borrowers? What if UK banks start to limit credit...

Read more
Amanda Gillam 27th December, 2017
Christmas through the decades – A Retrospective

Here's our view about what defines the Christmases of previous decades - 1960s through to today. Do you agree, or was Christmas something else for you?...

Read more
Alex Hartley 20th December, 2017
What does the recent Budget mean for UK households?

The UK economy is slowing. And Brexit provides added uncertainty. How did the recent Budget address these issues? What does it mean for you and your family?...

Read more
Alex Hartley 6th December, 2017
Winner of first Solution Loans Photography Competition announced

Our first photo contest closed at the end of October. After a popular vote to generate a short list our judges have announced the winner - who receives £250...

Read more
Amanda Gillam 5th December, 2017
Could your favourite soap & sitcom characters really afford to live where they do?

With property prices and rent growing all the time could our favourite sitcom and soap characters afford to live where we're told they do? Where could they go?...

Read more
Amanda Gillam 4th December, 2017
Brexit Update: At what stage are negotiations?

Brexit negotiations continue. How much has actually been agreed? What's known about how the UK's exit will affect your rights to live and work in the EU?...

Read more
Alex Hartley 1st December, 2017

Categories

Latest posts