The Bank of Family And Its Impact On The UK Housing Market

The bank of mum and dad has expanded to become the bank of family. Its expansion has enabled it to underwrite an even bigger percentage of the UK’s mortgages. This means it has developed even more influence on the UK’s property market. This influence is, however, somewhat controversial given that not everyone has access to […]

Steps you should take to protect your family if lose your income

Protecting your family from loss of income should be a priority at any time. It’s especially relevant now. Even single adults should take the prospect of income loss seriously. At this time of life, your expenses may be minimal. They can, however, still mount up quickly, especially if you’re burning through savings. With that in […]

Steps you should take to protect your family if lose your income

Protecting your family from loss of income should be a priority at any time. It’s especially relevant now. Even single adults should take the prospect of income loss seriously. At this time of life, your expenses may be minimal. They can, however, still mount up quickly, especially if you’re burning through savings. With that in […]

New Mortgage Charter

New Mortgage Charter encourages lenders to provide you with more support Banks and Building Societies have been encouraged by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to offer more flexibility if you are finding it difficult to make mortgage payments. Mortgage lenders, the FCA, the Government as well as organisations such as UK Finance and the Building Societies Association […]

100% Mortgage Fears

The resurgence of 100% mortgages has raised concerns in the housing market. While they offer an opportunity for buyers with limited savings to enter the market, the return of these high loan-to-value mortgages has sparked worries about potential risks and their impact on housing market stability. The risks of high loan-to-value mortgages High loan-to-value mortgages, […]

Can your energy efficient home help save money on your mortgage?

Have you ever heard of a green mortgage? They’re steadily becoming a popular option for property owners, as many lenders are adding them to their portfolios. If you’re due to remortgage soon and you have an energy efficient home, it’s well worth considering them as a remortgage option. We explore what they are and how […]

Should you stay with your lender?

Staying with your current lender may feel like the safest option when your mortgage comes to an end, but that’s no guarantee that you’ll be getting the best deal. That’s why we recommend shopping around to get a mortgage that’s fits you. When there is such uncertainty in the housing market at the moment, you […]

Investing for children

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to ensure that your children have a bright and secure future. One way to do this is by investing on their behalf. Not only can they start adulthood with some savings, but getting children involved early with saving also helps them learn important lessons about […]

Investing Guidelines To Live By

Saving may preserve your capital but it’s unlikely to grow it enough to beat inflation over the long term. That means, if you really want to grow your money, you probably need to get into investment. With that in mind, here are five key investing guidelines to live by. Always have a clear investment strategy […]

Divorce And Your Finances

Organising a divorce can be a whole lot more complicated (and emotional) than organising a wedding.  The process can, however, become a lot easier if you approach it with a clear understanding of your rights and obligations.  Here is a quick guide to help. If you have children, their welfare will always come first This […]