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A simple guide to borrowing £1,000, £5,000 or £50,000

There’s no guessing when you may need an emergency fund – whether you need to make a big purchase or if something goes wrong in your home a

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Can secured lending finance my home improvements?

If you’re thinking of making home improvements, then you may be wondering how on earth you are going to pay for them. Small DIY jobs are one thin

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I’m forever in my overdraft – can I still get a mortgage deal?

If the above applies to you, firstly don’t worry, you’re certainly not alone. There are plenty of people living month to month in their overdra

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Life Insurance – the best £6.50 you’ll ever spend?

If it came down to a decision between buying a couple of cups of coffee each month, or the chance to give your family much needed financial securit

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How long should you fix your mortgage for?

There is a lot of uncertainty in the financial markets at the moment, and with the Brexit saga likely to last a number of years, you can be forgive

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Secured Loans – how much can I borrow against the value of my home?

If you have a mortgage, but are looking to borrow a large amount of money for other purposes, then a secured loan could be the answer.

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