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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
How going Green can save you money and save your planet

The race is on to stop further damage to our planet. Here's how to change your behaviour to help in the battle and at the same time save you big money....

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Alex Hartley 27th May, 2019
How the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) can and can’t protect you

For many forms of saving you are protected up to £85,000 thanks to the FSCS and EU law. But there are exceptions to this protection you need to be aware of....

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Amanda Gillam 23rd 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
The lessons from the London Capital & Finance debacle

In little more than 4 years LCF amassed nearly £250m in investments based on a market leading ISA rate of 8%. Yet all was not as it seemed and it went bust....

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Alex Hartley 13th May, 2019
What compensation can you get for poor broadband service?

Now we've all become dependent on our broadband service it's important to know how to get compensation when service is poor. Read on....

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Amanda Gillam 9th May, 2019
Feeling comfortable at work? Here’s what happening in the UK jobs market.

Unemployment is at record lows. But when you dig deeper all is not necessarily what it seems. Here's what's really happening in the UK jobs market....

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Alex Hartley 6th May, 2019