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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
The rules relating to property rental fees have changed

On June 1 2019 the new Tenancy Fees Act came into force. How will this benefit those who rent property, and what does it mean for the longer term?

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Alex Hartley 26th June, 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
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
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