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Broker battle for Help to Buy mortgages heats up

Prospective property owners across the UK have been given a significant boost this week as a number of new and attractive help to buy mortgages have been placed on the market for them to choose from. The new deals are … Continue reading

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UK consumers given smart alternative to fight energy price hikes

Consistent price hikes in the energy industry has dominated discussion across the UK in the past few months, with a reduction in green levies the only policy of substance that has done anything to lower energy bills for households across … Continue reading

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Families will have to wait till summer to clear Christmas debts

The average household in the UK will take until this summer to pay off the debts they have recently acquired to afford the cost of this Christmas, a study from the Trades Union Congress had said.

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Interest rates must remain low says BoE governor

Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, has called for his successor to keep interest rates low in the UK, arguing that it is essential to the economic growth and revitalization of the banking sector in the future.

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UK output to exceed peak levels by 2014

Britain’s economic output will reach pre-recession levels as early as 2014, the British Chambers of Commerce has said.

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Earnings rise slower than inflation

The average income of someone living in the UK has increased at a rate lower than inflation for the fifth consecutive year, the Office for National Statistics has identified.

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Property prices rise for 10th straight month

House prices have risen for the 10th straight month in a row, taking the annual increase to 7.7%, the Halifax has identified. Over the course of the past month, property prices have increased by 1.1%, with the average UK house … Continue reading

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Rising housing expenditure to squeeze households

Rising energy prices combined with housing payments has meant that the majority of working class households are now spending the a large portion of their salary on housing costs, the Office for National Statistics has disclosed.

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