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  • All About Our Current ISAs

    Jun 13, 2017

    An ISA is a tax-free account for your savings in which you can save up to £20,000 a year. Here is a breakdown of the ISAs we currently have available to new and existing customers.

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  • End of Term Inspiration for Teachers

    Jun 02, 2017

    There are only a few weeks left this term and another school year will be over – or the first year for many NQTs all over the UK. For some students concentration can start to waiver in the last few weeks of school and you may not want to start a new topic. So, here is some end of term inspiration for teachers.

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  • Guide to a Stress-Free Move

    May 22, 2017

    Moving home can be a stressful experience – but with some preparation, you can make the move smoother and calmer for everyone involved. Here, we take a look at what you can do to prepare for your house move.

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  • Adding value to your home

    Apr 27, 2017

    If you are looking to sell your home but would like to add as much value to it beforehand then there are some small and larger projects you could complete. Here, we take a look at some of the best projects – large and small, that could add value to your property.

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  • The 2017 Budget and You

    Mar 24, 2017

    The annual budget was announced this month and ​it often brings some changes to your savings and tax – here, we take a look at how some of this year’s announcements could affect your finances.

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  • Mortgage Basics – Stamp Duty Overview

    Mar 24, 2017

    If you’re thinking of buying a home you need to know exactly what you need to pay along the way – from solicitor fees to stamp duty. But what is stamp duty and how much will you need to pay when you buy a new home?

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  • Mortgage Basics – Exchange of Contracts and Mortgage Completion

    Feb 27, 2017

    You've completed the mortgage application process and received a mortgage offer. Here, as part of our series of articles ‘Mortgage Basics’ we ask – what happens next?

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  • Changes to your ISA Allowance in 2017

    Jan 23, 2017

    ISAs can sound complicated to savers, but simply put, an ISA is a tax-free account for your savings – and from April of this year you will be able to save £20,000 a year in an ISA.

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  • Cyber Security – The Evolving World of Cyber Crime and How to Protect Yourself

    Jan 23, 2017

    Every year, we take a look at cyber crime and the evolving ways that criminals are trying to access funds. Here, we look at how you can protect yourself from Phishing, Pharming, Malvertising, Vishing and SMishing in 2017.

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  • Mortgage Basics – Affordability Assessment & Applying for a Mortgage

    Dec 15, 2016

    You’ve been saving for a deposit and you think you might be able to apply for a mortgage and buy your own home – but what will actually happen and what information will you need to provide?

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