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Banks Doing Britons a Disservice with Money Transfers

UK banks and financial institutions are notorious for the high fees and commissions, hidden charges, and regulatory constraints that they impose upon people making international currency transfers. Major UK banks like Barclays typically charges much higher fees than non-bank money transfer services across the board. With Barclays for example, the fees for a SEPA payment are £15, for an international standard...

Would £2,000 help you to #DoWhatYouLove?

From driving off in a dream car, to the holiday of a lifetime, Freedom Finance has embarked on a campaign to help people do what they love with a £2,000 cash prize. Six lucky people can win this fantastic prize just by sharing how the cash would help them to fulfil a dream. Brian Brodie, chief executive of Freedom Finance, said: “Whether you’re a desktop traveller dreaming of your next trip; a home owner...

What is let property insurance?

If you have bought or otherwise come into property to let, you are effectively running a business in which the principal asset is, of course, the building and your income stream the rents you collect from your tenants. It is important to establish this essentially commercial aspect of owning let property. This is the key to understanding how and why let property insurance (or landlord’s insurance or buy to...

How to save money on your car tyres

The cost of driving can be expensive, but there are a number of ways you can save money on your car and the related costs of driving. One of the chief expenditures of running a car is the cost of the tyres. Have you ever wondered how you could save money on your car tyres, then read to find out how. Don’t buy part used tyres You might think that buying part worn tyres is the best road to saving money on your...

The best investments to make in 2017

If you’re thinking about making a move into investments this year, then the likelihood is you’ll need some advice on where to move your money. Your financial future could depend on what you invest in this year so, before you begin, here’s a handy guide on which areas are deemed to be the most lucrative. Property The key to investing in property is knowing how to balance risk and reward. It has fast become...

5 Great ways to save money on your mortgage

While taking out a mortgage is obviously ideal for purchasing property or any other big money buy, it could very plausibly put you into more debt than you have ever had. Naturally, then, it’s in your interest to relieve the financial burden of a mortgage whenever and wherever you can. In this article, we look at five ways in which you can trim your mortgage’s costs. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration...