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How Do You Know if Your Savings are Safe?

How Do You Know if Your Savings are Safe?

What happens if the institution that looks after your savings goes bust? While memories of the 2008 banking crisis are receding with each passing year, there will always be a concern that money placed with any bank or other institution could be at risk.
Secure Your Home for a Stress-Free Summer Holiday

Secure Your Home for a Stress-Free Summer Holiday

If you have a trip booked this summer, the last thing you want is to worry about your home security while you’re away. You’ve worked hard all year and deserve a well-earned break. Holidays are important, and it’s likely you have something planned that you’re looking forward to. The last thing you want is a phone call saying your home has been burgled while you’re enjoying your holiday.
How to Save Money When Buying a Home

How to Save Money When Buying a Home

Buying a home is one of the most significant purchases you’ll ever make. While it’s exciting to imagine your new space, it’s crucial to keep your finances in check. Here are some fun and practical ways to save money during your home-buying journey.
Lower National Insurance Payments, But Beware Creeping Tax Increases

Lower National Insurance Payments, But Beware Creeping Tax Increases

Early April saw the Government’s 2% reduction in National Insurance on wages take effect, which represents a welcome bonus for many, however we look ahead to a potential risk of tax increases further down the line.
More Looking to Property Investments to Generate Income

More Looking to Property Investments to Generate Income

In these challenging economic times, an interesting report has revealed that one in six people are choosing property investment as a pathway for generating income, so we look further into the drivers behind this.
Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring Clean Your Finances

This month welcomed the new Tax Year, that started back on 6th April. We look at a number of checks you can make to ensure your finances are given the ‘spring clean’ for the year ahead.
5 Big Reasons Why Spring is A Good Time to Sell Your Property

5 Big Reasons Why Spring is A Good Time to Sell Your Property

Spring has sprung, and with it comes a fresh opportunity for property sales. The months of March through May are historically the prime time for the property market, yielding consistent sales each year1. If you’re contemplating a sale, here are five compelling reasons to make Spring the season to showcase your property on the market.
Remortgages: Don’t Just Settle for Your Lender’s Offer

Remortgages: Don’t Just Settle for Your Lender’s Offer

2024 is set to be a busy time for many homeowners, with the initial fixed term periods on mortgages expiring for a lot of clients across the market1, leading to some big decisions being required on remortgaging options.
Act Fast to Secure Your Mortgage Rate

Act Fast to Secure Your Mortgage Rate

The process of buying a home or arranging a remortgage can feel stressful enough, but it's being made more challenging by recent data that reveals the average shelf-life of a mortgage product has dropped from 28 days down to just 15 days, making it more important than ever to act fast to help secure a deal that's suitable for you.
Are Your Savings Working For You?

Are Your Savings Working For You?

Recent times have seen a dramatic rise in interest rates, and we’ve all seen the impact on monthly mortgage payments as a result, but what’s less publicised is how your savings could now be working harder for you. We take a look at some tips on how to make the most of higher interest rates.
Spring Sales: Get Your Home to Market

Spring Sales: Get Your Home to Market

Longer Days Have Started - Spring Is In The Air
Rates Drop: Relief for Homeowners Renewing Mortgages in 2024

Rates Drop: Relief for Homeowners Renewing Mortgages in 2024

Homeowners may finally have reason to breathe easier in 2024. Over 50 mortgage lenders slashed rates at the start of the year, sparking optimism for those with mortgages expiring this year
12 Tips to Help Enjoy a Luxury Christmas For Less

12 Tips to Help Enjoy a Luxury Christmas For Less

Here are our 12 top tips to help you and your family enjoy a Luxury Christmas for less
HMRC’s Income Tax Changes to Clamp Down on Side Hustles

HMRC’s Income Tax Changes to Clamp Down on Side Hustles

New HMRC rules on Income Tax are due to take effect on 1st January 2024, targeting those actively making significant money from side hustles.
The Bank of England Holds Interest Rates at 5.25%

The Bank of England Holds Interest Rates at 5.25%

*Breaking News* The Bank of England has again announced that interest rates are to be held at 5.25%.
Should I Overpay my Mortgage?

Should I Overpay my Mortgage?

Thinking of overpaying on your Mortgage? Read our helpful guide to making overpayments.
BREAKING - The Bank of England Holds Interest Rates at 5.25%

BREAKING - The Bank of England Holds Interest Rates at 5.25%

*Breaking News* The Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged at 5.25 per cent in a sign that the corner could be turning on the economy.
Guidance for Landlords on Increasing Capital Gains Tax Payments

Guidance for Landlords on Increasing Capital Gains Tax Payments

This week's blog gives you an overview and guidance for Landlords on increasing Capital Gains Tax payments.

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