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New Secured Loan Laws Needed

The Association of Finance Brokers has called upon its members to share their thoughts, after the publication of a new white paper on the future regulation of their industry. It is asking for ..
(September 28, 2008)
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Banks Unwilling to Improve Credit Interest Rates

Even with the recent price wars in the credit interest rates proffered by banks, there are still too many offering a small incentive for those who maintain a positive balance in their account, a new ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Middle Britain Lifestyle Out of Reach For Many

Despite perceptions of belonging to the middle classes, many consumers fall way short of the amount of income necessary to truly belong in Middle Britain, Axa has suggested. In a comprehensive ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Secured Loans Becoming Less Available

A number of high-profile exits from the secured loans market in the past year have highlighted the ongoing effects of the credit crunch for both consumers and loans providers. In a recent report, ..
(July 27, 2008)
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Housing Figures Show Consumer Confidence Knocked

New figures from the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) have shown that although the housing market in the UK is still performing well, buyers are adopting a more cautious approach to ..
(May 27, 2008)
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New Study Shows Home Improvement Intentions Of DIY Loving Brits

Programmes such as Changing Rooms, Grand Designs and 60 Minute Makeover are causing rising numbers of budding Handy Andys and Nick Knowleses to renovate their homes. Such is the claim of Alliance ..
(May 22, 2008)
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Consumers Advised That Credit Applications Must Be Truthful

In a world where credit is increasingly difficult to come by, consumers have been urged to resist the temptation to include falsehoods in applications for cards or loans. According to David Kuo, ..
(May 18, 2008)
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Expert Says Credit Card Firms Can Only Lend So Much

Commenting on recent research suggesting that 18,000 people are refused credit daily, a spokesperson for financial advice resource Fool has said that there are limits on the amount that banks can ..
(May 06, 2008)
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Young People Warned About Debt Risks

Many young Brits are putting their financial futures at risk by trying to fund a fashionable lifestyle that is beyond the reach of their wallets, it has been claimed. Cliff D'Arcy, a personal ..
(April 29, 2008)
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Mortgage Loan Approvals Fall By Half

With widespread concerns over the stability of the housing market escalating in recent months, new statistics have shown that approval rates for mortgage loans fell by 50 per cent during March 2008. .
(April 26, 2008)
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Consumers Advised To Take Steps Against Energy Bill Rises

Britons need to be wary of the impact that energy price rises can have on their finances, it has been stated. According to TheEnergyShop, the increases actioned by the country's six major gas and ..
(April 14, 2008)
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Calling In Professionals Recommended For Budding Home ..

Those looking to make improvements to their home should exercise a degree of caution, it has been claimed. According to a spokesperson for B&Q, makeovers in the kitchen and bathroom are two of the ..
(April 07, 2008)
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 | Home-Improvement/DIY | Visitors: 239

Homeowners Indicated As Wanting To Fix Mortgage Costs

An increasing number of homeowners appear to be looking towards reducing pressure on their finances, new research shows. In the latest Abbey Mortgage Index it was revealed that just under half (47 ..
(April 06, 2008)
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UK Cash Habits Revealed

Cash transactions now account for only 29 per cent of all spending that takes place around the UK, according to a new report assessing the way the nation pays. The typical Briton carries close to 33 .
(March 31, 2008)
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About Half Of Britons Revealed To Be Worried About Money

People are becoming increasingly worried about their finances, new research shows. In figures released today (March 26th) by Abbey Insurance, it was pointed out that just under half (48 per cent) of .
(March 26, 2008)
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Financial Decisions 'Split Between Parents'

Men and women tend to have a fairly equal say in how money is spent within the family home, a new study indicates. Research released by the Norwich & Peterborough (N&P) Building Society shows ..
(March 09, 2008)
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More Time Being Spent Servicing Debts

People are taking an increasing amount of time to service their debts, it has been revealed. According to Unbiased, today (March 10th) is Debt Freedom Day - the time of the year when consumers will ..
(March 09, 2008)
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Loan For Bridging Purposes 'Can Be Of Help'

Taking out a bridging loan can be of financial assistance to many consumers, an industry expert has stated. According to Lee Tillcock, editor of Business Moneyfacts, such a loan may be able to ..
(February 25, 2008)
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Telephone Bill Pressures 'Could Ease'

Many Britons could soon see pressure on their expenditure falling, it has been suggested. According to uSwitch, the rolling out of 0800 100 100 - a free directory enquiries service - may see ..
(February 24, 2008)
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Parents 'Cutting Back On Family Spending'

Families are beginning to feel the impact of a slowdown in the economy with a new survey finding that parents are cutting back on the amount they spend on their children. Initially, fears of a ..
(February 21, 2008)
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Those Concerned About Secured Loan Payments 'Should Seek ..

People worried about meeting secured loan or mortgage repayments should seek help. Such is the claim of Sue Edwards, head of consumer policy at Citizens Advice, who states that consumers concerned ..
(February 17, 2008)
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Personal Loans 'Competitive Way Of Buying A New Car'

Opting for showroom finance deals ahead of a cheap UK loan may see Britons lose out when buying a car, new research indicates. A study carried out by uSwitch reveals that drivers are on track to ..
(February 12, 2008)
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Good Financial Management 'Can Help Control Debts'

Although the past few days have seen the country gripped in the throngs of love, the majority of Britons would prefer their partner to be careful with managing money, a new study indicates. Research .
(February 12, 2008)
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Personal Loans 'Great' For Consolidating Debts

Taking out a personal loan for the purposes of debt consolidation can play a major part in consumers looking to get their money management back on track. So claims Rachel Lacey, editor of Moneywise, .
(February 03, 2008)
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Homeowners 'Increasingly Seek Privacy'

A growing number of homeowners are taking steps to cut themselves off from their neighbors in favor of more personal space in and around their homes, according to a new survey. Yorkshire Bank's ..
(January 31, 2008)
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