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Things To Be Aware Of When Applying For Loans

Let’s be clear. There is no such thing as a blacklist or universal credit score rating in the UK. Its just one of the...

Your guide to university fees, loans and grants

Confused about the increase in university fees? You’re not alone; a recent survey from YouGov finds 33% of parents with kids aged 13-21 have...

£144 of disposable income a week is new average

It's not been an easy year financially for families around the UK, with spare cash a dwindling commodity as we try and keep some control over pricey bills, costly loans and shaky jobs. But while recent figures have shown tha...

Payday loans ‘worsen situation’ for 1 in 3

Despite well-publicised warnings over the perils of payday loans it appears an "alarming" amount of people have become trapped in debt as a result of late payment charges. Payday loans are quick-fix pac...

‘Borrowers to blame for financial crisis’ – Minister

Finding the right mortgage deal can be a tricky balancing act, especially if banks are prepared to lend you more than you can afford. Borrowing too much during the economic boom played a hug...

Britons ‘continue to pay down their debts’

If you have been keeping a close eye on your family's spending in recent months in an attempt to scale back your debts, it would seem that you are not alone in embracing frugality. Research conducted by the British Bankers&#...

Government ‘must curb pay day loans’

Debt seems to go hand-in-hand with raising a family in the same way that alcohol and regret did back when we were young and carefree. Many people, in desperation, look for any relief they can find, with some even turning to pay ...

Mortgage approvals ‘down in March’

If you tried and failed to secure a mortgage last month it might be some consolation to discover that you were one of many unsuccessful applicants. Chartered surveyors e.surv revealed that March was not a good month for mortgage ...

£7,944 – the average family debt

In order to keep up with high inflation, many of us have been forced to cut back on our spending or borrow money in recent months. And now new research from Aviva shows that UK families have been forced to borrow £2,500 more on ...

Who wants to be the banker these days?

Guess what happened to me the other day? No, I didn’t get to grips with the eurozone crisis, or bump into Benedict Cumberbatch. It...