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9 November, 2023

One of the financial responsibilities of homeownership is to protect yourself and your family. Life
Life insurance provides a safety net. A payout can pay off the remaining mortgage balance, ensuring that your loved ones can stay in their home without the burden of mortgage payments  Knowing that

2 November, 2023

Research*  has found that 32% of mortgage holders do not think they will pay off their home loan b
Looking at retirees, one in 10 still had mortgage debt when they stopped working. The average mortgage debt outstanding at retirement was £38,000. Almost two-thirds (63%) of those who retired with an

19 October, 2023

Family support has long been a crucial means for many first-time buyers (FTBs) to get a foot on the
In challenging economic conditions, research1 has revealed that the traditional Bank of Mum and Dad is being supplemented by a growing number of sibling supporters.   Family affair While most dis

27 September, 2023

Life is busy and challenging. You can’t control everything, and you certainly don’t know what’
The cost-of-living crisis has added a whole new layer of anxiety to everyday life, increasing financial pressure on us all. A Financial Conduct Authority study has highlighted that over half of adults

18 September, 2023

The majority of UK lenders have signed a government charter to support borrowers.
The charter includes allowing borrowers to contact their lender for help without impacting their credit file and enabling borrowers whose payments are up to date to switch when their fixed term ends w

8 September, 2023

Everybody knows that life has a funny way of turning out differently to how we expect it to. When fa
With rising household bills, as well as soaring mortgage and rent costs, protection is more important than ever right now. It is vital that you consider whether you would be able to afford your monthl

6 September, 2023

The latest Nationwide House Price Index for June shows that prices have remained broadly flat over t
All regions except Northern Ireland recorded annual price falls in the second quarter of this year. East Anglia was the weakest performing region with prices down by 4.7% year-on-year. London saw a 4.

18 August, 2023

There's a growing trend for so-called ‘mammoth’ loans spread over up to 40 years.
A standard mortgage used to run for 25 years but there is a growing trend for so-called ‘mammoth’ loans spread over up to 40 years as first-time buyers and movers opt for lower monthly payments. &

7 August, 2023

The average cost of buildings and contents insurance rose by less than inflation in the past year, the ABI’s Home Insurance Premium Tracker shows. In total, the average price paid for home insu