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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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The Best Money Saving Advice Available Today!

Money Saving Advice Guaranteed To Save You Money! The Credit Crunch has hopefully come and gone in the last seven years.  America, Europe, Japan and the United Kingdom have all acknowledged that the recession of the past seven years was the worst recession in history. Many economic pundits have put it’s severity on a level […]

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Debt Consolidation: Is Consolidating Debt A real Option

A  Few Answers About Debt Consolidation Consolidating your bills is something that is widely discussed in the world of finance but rarely do people truly understand what it is all about. If you’re thinking about consolidating, you must understand the pros and cons of doing so. Keep reading to gain knowledge of debt consolidation. Consolidating […]

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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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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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This Recession is a rollercoaster ride of conflicting signs of economic recovery – Money Saving Advice

The Money Saving Experts advise us that we are in the midst of probably one of the worst financial year on record. We have seen the meltdown of our financial markets, motor manufacturing, housing and retail markets. These markets are all fighting their way through this recession for their survival and existence. Already some great […]

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Are you a debt diva or a frugalista?

If you’re one of the many women who see shopping as a form of recreation, you could be heading for a tough financial future. A recent survey by Cosmopolitan found that 64 per cent of readers were in debt, with more than half owing upwards of £5,000 on credit cards or store cards. This new […]

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How to apply for the Government Mortgage Rescue Scheme – Mortgage Advice

The effect of the global economic downturn is having serious consequences for homeowners through out the UK. Homeowners with families are worried about not being able to pay their mortgage commitments as their jobs are affected by the recession. Expert advice and help is being sought by people from all walks of life that are […]

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The first time buyers guide to surviving the recession

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-time buyers a few pointers to surviving until the next boom comes around. Your attitude Stick to […]

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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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FSA reports a 31% surge in Mortgage Arrears

According to a recently published article by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) on the latest mortgage lending statistic they reported a sharp surge in mortgage arrears. With borrowers continuing to struggle to clear their mortgage arrears, the numbers of arrears have been progressively increasing since the beginning of 2007. By the end of 2008 there […]

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