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How to claim Mortgage Rescue Scheme, Support Mortgage Interest and Homeowner Mortgage Support

The government has recently promoted three new schemes to help struggling homeowners that have insufficient money in savings accounts to help support their mortgage repayments when faced with a loss of income. The schemes are aimed at homeowners that may be unable to keep up their mortgage payments for one reason or another. It maybe […]

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Facts about Prepaid Credit Cards – Credit Card Advice

Britain struggles under the weight of historic debt caused in part by the banks irresponsible lending policies and the public’s belief that they could control their high mortgage costs, credit card debts and loan repayments. Credit card providers in the past have issued new credit card agreements to anyone and everyone without conducting proper financial […]

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Credit Ratings Can Be Improved Within Six months

Your Credit Ratings Can be Improved If you believe everything in the news these days, it’s almost impossible to get a good deal on credit. Luckily, that’s just not true. If you have  good credit ratings, you can still qualify for some great deals – whether you want a card, loan, mortgage or simply the […]

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Four ways to help you get out of Debt | Debt Management

The United Kingdom personal debt today stands at £1,458 billion and the government intend to increase their debt to £175 billion this year and similar figures for the next three years. The latest figures available from Credit Action this month suggests that the average household debt is £59,765 including mortgages, £1.02 billion will be spent […]

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Money Saving advice for Mortgage Borrowers facing Negative Equity

During the 1993 housing recession it was estimated that one and a half million homeowners had negative equity. The Council of Mortgage Lenders has announced that approximately 900,000 homeowners currently have some degree of negative equity.  They believe around 600,000 of these homeowners have seen modest shortfalls of around 10%. When compared with the previous […]

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Mortgage Borrower buy’s Schnoodle with money saved on low interest rates

Buying a Schnoodle I was talking with some clients last night and they happened to mention how they had more money at the end of each month since the interest rate had dropped from 5% to ½ %.  As a money saving expert I wanted to know what they were doing with their new found […]

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Government to Crackdown on the Credit Card Industry

It looks likely that the government will soon introduce legislation to crackdown on the credit card industry. Proposed legislation will hopefully put a stop to credit card companies increasing credit limits without a direct request from the customer. In the past credit card providers have increased the amount a client can borrow by just writing […]

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Credit card, loan and mortgage debts wiped out legally | Money saving Advice

BBC Panorama – “Won’t Pay, Can’t Pay” Last night the BBC One showed a Panorama programme called “Won’t Pay, Can’t Pay” where they investigated openly about finance agreements being flawed and unenforceable and how a couple had exploited loopholes in the law to have thousands of pounds worth of debt written off legally.  They showed the […]

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Anger over Home Repossession | Debt Relief

Home repossessions in the UK are at a 12 year high. Reports from Wales suggest that the number of repossession orders going through the courts there are up by 39% this year. Further news has emerged that the recently privatised Northern Rock Bank is repossessing 50% more homes than the mortgage industry average. Ouch!  We […]

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Greedy City Bankers!

It’s astounding, time is fleeting and still they are bleating about the mis-management of the banks. Yesterday the Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Chancellor Alistair Darling agreed to the £37billion requested by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Lloyds TSB and the Halifax. We are told repeatedly that they have not nationalised these banks, but […]

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Mortgages available at 2007 levels!

It’s nearly a week since the Bank of England dropped their base rate from 5% to 4.5% and we are still waiting for more competitive interest rates from the banks for mortgages, remortgages personal and business loans. It seems that the top four banks namely, RBS, Lloyds TSB, HBOS and Barclay’s Bank were quick to […]

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Finding A Remortgage Just Got A Lot More difficult!

Finding A Remortgage In today’s Market Breaking news from the Halifax Bank who are reporting a 13% drop in house prices for the last year. They claim that the current house price drop is the fastest and the largest house price drop they have ever recorded. The Halifax says that the monthly house price drop […]

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The Global Banking System is in Intensive Care on Life support!

Record losses were being mirrored around the world as governments scramble to avoid any further disaster. Stock markets are now being driven by fear and not by reason. Record loses are being moved around the world. If you thought we might be hitting the bottom then think again there are new warnings being given hourly […]

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Can the Buy-to-Let landlord survive the Credit Crunch?

This is not a stupid question to ask. I was with a client last week and I was arranging a five year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage on a 75% loan-to-value mortgage with the Bank of Scotland. While my client and I were signing all the paperwork for their new buy-to-let mortgage, the Bank of Scotland had […]

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Age of Responsibility

We are getting a raw deal. It seems that the banks have succeeded in socialising their bad debt and poor management ability on the backs of ordinary working people and in the process they have now thrown us head long into spiralling unemployment, rising food and utility costs, along with a future of uncertainty, not […]

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