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The Definitive Guide To Understanding Your Credit File

Understanding Your Credit File. Your credit file is also known as a credit report or credit history. It is important that you understand what your credit file is all about. It can be hard to navigate the credit minefield, which is often littered with technical credit file terms and governed by rules that many of […]

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A Simple Guide To Home Ownership For The First Time Buyer

Your First Steps As A First Time Buyer To Successful Home Ownership The biggest problem facing a first time buyer is getting a mortgage and being able to afford the repayments. Obtaining any mortgage has become very challenging since August 2007. Prior to August 2007 all  lenders were only to happy to lend money to […]

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Identity Fraud Can Be Prevented Following These 10 Steps

Start Today and Prevent Identity Fraud You may think the odds are in your favour when it comes to being a victim of identity fraud. But using other people’s stolen personal details to obtain credit and commit scams is one of the UK’s fastest growing crimes – and the fraudsters are always on the look […]

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Credit Score Report | What Is Fact and What Is A Myth?

My Credit Score Report My Credit Score Report – Talk Money Blog’s Money Saving Advice suggests that if you still believe that eating crusts will make your hair curl and that elephants are afraid of mice, you might also Continue Reading as you might also be clinging to some myth about your credit score report […]

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How to trash your credit rating and how to avoid it

The Money Saving Expert has discovered that in the last five years, most people’s attitude to their credit status was, “It must be OK – I’m always being offered cards and loans.” Today, things couldn’t be more different. Banks facing the combined effects of the credit crash and recession have tightened their lending criteria so […]

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Explain My Credit Score So I understand

Explain My Credit Score Can someone explain my credit score to me? Just as the world is warming up, the credit climate has undergone a profound change since the recession took hold our money expert discovered. According to the latest Bank of England figures, around 1.6 million of us apply for some form of credit […]

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Money Advice and Tips to coping with redundancy

As a finance guru I am often asked for tips and advice for someone who has just been made redundant. How should they cope with protecting their finances and their credit report? The spectre of losing your job can be terrifying, especially when vacancies are at a record low. But once the initial shock has […]

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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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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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