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  • Moving home? A look at mortgage assessment

    Mar 19, 2015

    You will need to go through a thorough mortgage assessment process with your chosen mortgage lender- so if you are thinking of taking out a mortgage this year here are a few pointers to help you understand the process.

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  • Managing your money in retirement

    Mar 05, 2015

    Your financial situation undoubtedly changes when you retire. Your income is likely to fall as you leave full time or part time work and spending patterns also change - there may be less travelling expenses, mortgages are often paid off and more leisure time can result in a change of hobbies.

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  • A Quick Guide to Buying Your First Home

    Feb 06, 2015

    Buying your first home can be a daunting prospect, it’s likely to be the biggest purchase you will ever make – and for first time buyers it can seem scary. If you are looking to buy your first home then here are the 12 key stages – from getting a mortgage to getting your keys!

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  • Are you ready for an increase in the UK interest rate?

    Jan 15, 2015

    An increase to the bank base rate is ever-more likely at some point in 2015 – but how would it affect you and are your ready for it?

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  • Renovating your home for profit

    Jan 05, 2015

    From new bathrooms and kitchens to extensions and loft conversions, the work you can do on your home is endless and can add thousands to an asking price

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  • New year’s reductions – money saving tips

    Jan 05, 2015

    Christmas and New Year can be expensive so after a season of indulgence it’s a good idea to quickly get your finances back on track.

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  • Prepare your home for winter

    Dec 22, 2014

    As the temperature drops and it becomes icy and cold it’s important to make sure your home is winter-proof. Here are some top tips on keeping cosy this winter – and making sure your house survives the big freeze!

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  • Having a baby – the financial considerations

    Dec 22, 2014

    Having a baby is a big step especially when you are also looking to move or buy your first home. If you are looking to extend your family then here are some financial considerations to bear in mind.

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  • Beware of fraud

    Dec 18, 2014

    Bank and building society account holders are vulnerable to fraud - online or over the phone - so customers need to be extra vigilant these days...

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  • 10 Tips To Help You Budget This Christmas

    Nov 20, 2014

    Christmas is a time to give and be merry. Unfortunately it comes at a cost and with a pile of presents to buy and wrap, not to mention the food, decorations and a special outfit for the Christmas party – so here are 10 top tips to help you stay in the black this Christmas and avoid the post-Christmas overdraft.

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