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Credit Score – Your Credit Score explained in detail

 Credit Scoring Finance lenders use credit scoring to help them decide whether or not to approve applications for loans, credit cards, mortgages and other forms of credit like mobile phone contracts.  Since the recession we have seen credit scoring being used more and more to determine which interest rate an applicant should be charged depending […]

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Businessman furious at banks’ refusal to lend bricks up Barclays branch in protest

This is an article that I felt our readers would enjoy it was written by Colin Fernandez of the Daily Mail Online 27th September 2010 When Cameron Hope tried to get a loan to help his business grow he felt as if he were talking to a brick wall. In fact, he became so angry […]

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How to get a green light for your next mortgage and not the mortgage blues

Getting a mortgage is going to be a lot tougher – particularly for people with a less-than-perfect credit history or anyone whose income has previously been self-certified. The money saving expert recently heard the account of a lady who had missed one credit card payment and a council tax payment in the last twelve months. […]

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How to Beat Identity fraudsters

It makes sense to get wise to the dirty tactics played by the Identity fraudsters and start protecting your identity by following our finance tips to protect your finances today.It’s never been more gruelling to stay ahead of the criminals who compete to steal your ID, take over your accounts and run up debts in […]

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Is now the right time to take out a new Mortgage and buy a home?

As the editor of talkmoneyblog ,  I am often asked if now is the best time to take on a new mortgage and buy a new home, here are my finance tips. Ask ten people whether they think the time is right to venture back into the property market and you’re likely to get a […]

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Top tips: how to improve your credit rating

  The days of easy credit are long gone – if they ever existed. Now, you need a really good credit rating to be in with a chance of getting the best deals. These money saving tips could help you. Understand how lenders make decisions. They calculate your credit rating (or score) by giving a […]

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Reasons for claiming Payment Protection Insurance (PPI)

By following our expert money saving tips you can protect your finances today. HERE ARE A FEW REASONS WHY YOU CAN CLAIM? If you can answer ” YES ” to any of the questions below then you may be entitled to make a claim fro mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance: Has your PPI provider been fined […]

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Credit check quiz

According to the Bank of England’s Credit Conditions survey, most lenders expect to see a small increase in the amount of credit on offer in the coming months it was reported to the money saving expert. But this good news needs to be tempered by the thought that would-be borrowers need a better-than-ever credit rating, […]

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CreditExpert – The first timer’s guide to surviving the recession

Surviving The Recession With CreditExpert Recessions come and recessions eventually go but if you were born in the 1980s or 1990s, you may not know what to expect or how to cope during a period of financial uncertainty. This guide gives all you first-timers a few pointers to surviving until the next boom comes around. […]

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