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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...

How will the outcome of the general election affect your finances?

On April the 18th Theresa May called a snap general election that she felt would cement the Conservative position as the majority ruling party of the UK. Post-election, that Conservative majority is lost and uncertainty is abound as the party look to make a deal with the DUP to form a coalition government. What will the outcome of this election and any resulting government mean for your finances? The Conservative...

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...

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...

Can Brexit help my personal finances?

When the UK’s decision to leave the EU was first announced, it caused a great amount of political and economic turmoil. In the first few weeks especially, we saw a great amount of market uncertainty and kneejerk reaction from companies and investors alike. Although market uncertainty still remains as we’re unsure what Brexit will look like, and it remains unclear when Article 50 will be triggered, the markets...