Tag: Money

Does your credit score affect your home move?

Moving home means a big ‘to do’ list. With contracts to read through if you are renting, finding a solicitor if you are buying and organising your removals. However looking at your credit score should be on there.

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First time buyers – how much do you really need?

It has been recorded that the average first time buyer will under budget by around £6,500 when buying their first home. A recent survey carried out by Aviva showed that almost three quarters of the 2,000 home owners surveyed, under estimated … Continue reading

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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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