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6 Solid Reasons Why Moving Abroad Will Save You Money

Many of us dream of packing up our lives and jetting off to warmer climates, starting a new life on the sandy beaches of some far off country but how many of us actually do it? According to the Office for National Statistics around 320,000 Brits emigrated away from the UK in 2013. With the promise of warmer weather and often better job prospects – what could possibly stop us? Often it’s the financial side...

London’s Housing Boom In 2014

The London property market hit an all-time high in 2014 as some boroughs recorded mind-blowing average price increases. As an example, Waltham Forest recorded the steepest increase by a staggering 28% on the previous year. I am very fortunate to have acquired property in Waltham Forest over the past 20 years so I have earned a pretty penny on my investments in that time but 2014 really did make me smile. Knowledge...

Do you know how to read your meters?

It’s important to learn how to read your meters when you move into a new property. Meter readings help you to avoid being overcharged by your energy suppliers. Not all gas and electricity meters are alike. Based on the age and location of your property, your meters will be one type or another. No matter which design you have, your meters should be really easy to read. This handy infographic courtesy of Eco...

Car finance myths unmasked

Few of us can afford to buy a car with cash in today’s economic climate, particularly a brand new car, yet owning a car is still essential for most of us. The RAC say that the cost of buying and running a car works out at an average of £6689 per year. It is a lot of money, particularly when you take into account the fact that the average salary in the UK today is around £25,000 before tax. Buying a car is...

How other people can have an impact on your credit report

Many of us think that it’s only our actions that have an impact on our credit score. However, there are ways that another person can affect your credit score. Whether you are married or not, it is possible for another person’s information to be included in your credit report, for more information on what appears in your credit report, visit – www.creditexpert.co.uk/credit-report What is financial...