Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cost-cutting Brits

As the nation is still feeling the pinch, it seems that Brits are willing to negotiate better deals in order to save cash. The country is now full of savvy shoppers that simply refuse to pay full price. Top five … Continue reading

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Joint borrowing: What you need to know

Over time, most couples will take out some form of joint borrowing. It might be the mortgage on the house you’ve been saving for together or a loan for that new car. 

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Looking for a Splash in Surrey?

A stunning selection of large houses situated in Surrey, all of which feature this weeks chosen theme of swimming pools. If you enjoy swimming then these properties could be perfect you.

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Consumer borrowing increases

Which forms of credit are consumers turning to? The UK may be on the brink of a more sustained economic recovery, but it seems that consumers are still turning to credit to provide a boost for their household budgets.

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Consumer confidence increasing

What has triggered the improved sentiment? As the economy shows the first green shoots of recovery, research has shown that consumer confidence is increasing.

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A low-carbon economy: What steps will Britain take?

The importance of reducing carbon emissions has been at the top of the political agenda for many years, but it seems that the Government is taking more action than ever before.

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The UK’s economy: Signs that it is making a recovery

It’s over five years since the economic crisis began and since then businesses and households up and down the UK have been hanging in the balance. 

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OFT calls for reform of DC pension schemes

What does it mean for pension savers? The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has proposed a series of reforms to defined contribution (DC) pension schemes, in what is expected to be a radical shake-up of the £275bn DC pension market.

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