Tag: Money

MMR – A year on.

A new report from Experian has revealed that almost all the people who planned to buy a property last year since the introduction of the governments new affordability rules, have failed to do so.

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Mortgage rates continue to fall

Record low interest rates have already been seen in two and five year fixed rate mortgage plans, but recent figures show that it is four year fixed rate plans that have seen the starkest drop – with Chelsea Building Society’s … Continue reading

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Financial well-being of UK households progressing

The Office for National Statistics has published a report revealing the financial well-being of households in Britain was better last year. However, it did also show that the situation had not significantly improved since five years ago.

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Helping with financial difficulties

Most of us have been there at some point in our life, the recession and the raise of interest rates have meant that financial difficulty has been an issue across the UK. There is hope as positive news talks about … Continue reading

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UK wage growth accelerates; unemployment stabilises

In the wake of CPI growth slowing to 1% in November, wage growth in the UK has now exceeded inflation for the first time since September 2009.

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Twelve tips to save money this Christmas

We’ve all been there; you’ve spent too much money on countless Christmas drinks parties and general winter comforts for yourself, leaving Christmas shopping to the last minute only to realise your actual budget is a fraction of what you hoped … Continue reading

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1 in 10 of us will get a second job to cover the cost of Christmas

New research shows that 21.2 million people are looking at other ways to help them raise funds to pay for Christmas. According to a survey from Scottish Friendly, 1 in 5 Londoners will be looking for a second job to … Continue reading

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Energy UK urges customers to reclaim more than £400m from frozen accounts

Following recent findings, Energy UK (trade association for the energy industry) have launched a campaign to target British Gas, EDF Energy, E.ON, npower, Scottish Power and SSE in a bid to get the frozen cash back to those from whom … Continue reading

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