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General election

What does a hung parliament mean for the housing market?

With political uncertainty in the lead up to the general election, the housing market was already at somewhat of a halt, so a clear outcome was exa

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woman upset over loss of income

If I faced redundancy, would I have enough to live on?

Redundancy can be a huge worry for many people.  Gone are the days when people had jobs for life – with an unstable economy, the threat of unemp

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fixed rate mortgage

2, 5 or 10 year fixed rate mortgage?

If you are buying your first home or remortgaging your current property and you want the security of knowing how much you’ll pay each month, then

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General election

What the party manifestos mean for your property

The 2017 general election is only a few days away now – in our last topical blog, we talked about how the announcement of the general election co

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cashback mortgage

Should I go for a cashback mortgage?

In a relatively slow mortgage market, it appears that mortgage providers are trying different ways to courage new business.  Whilst record low rat

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income protection

Why your income is more important than you might think?

If you had to name your biggest financial asset, what would you say?

Would it be your home?

Your car?

Or perhaps your business

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