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How to improve your chances of qualifying for a mortgage with bad credit

Mortgage lending has traditionally been something of a no-go area for poor credit applicants. But with more UK residents struggling with imperfect credit than ever before, flexibility and fair consideration are creeping into the equation. At least, as far as some of the UK’s more specialist lenders are concerned. Can I get a mortgage with bad credit? This is the million-dollar question and concern...

How Long Does It Take to Arrange Bridging Finance?

Recent years have brought about an enormous surge in the popularity of bridging finance in the UK. Across private and business borrowing circles alike, bridging finance has become the financial product of choice for millions.  Particularly when time is a factor, bridging finance can be an absolute godsend. But how long (realistically) does it take to arrange a bridging finance deal?  Assuming...

How to know you’re ready to invest in property

Of course, the main factor that suggests you’re ready to make any type of investment is your financial status. You need to be able to afford the property investment, plus any extra costs involved, so be sure to work out whether you’re on the right track financially. Know Your Long Term Goals If you’ve recently started a new, higher paying job, received money from inheritance or got a promotion...

Monthly cost cutting: Effective ways to reduce expenses

There are dozens of ways to save money, but many people are put off by the fact they know it means making sacrifices. Nevertheless, there are many benefits of changing your lifestyle to get out of debt and take control of your life. If you don’t know where to start, we’ve put together a list of ways to help you reduce your expenses and save money: Set goals Set yourself an attainable and realistic goals....

How Will Brexit Impact the UK Auto Industry?

Two years ago, car sales in the UK were rising. In 2016 alone, 2.7 million new cars were registered, marking the automotive industry’s 5th year of record sales numbers. In 2017, car sales saw a decline. The BBC reports that by September, car sales fell by 9% compared to the same period in 2016. There were two factors that affected car sales. The first was the ramifications from the Volkswagen emissions...

Raise some cash for your savings account

Raising money to put away into a savings account is no easy matter these days. If your loose change is not in the bank, you’ll probably be tempted to spend it! If you’re really serious about some money, you’ll need to put the cash in to a savings account, this will help you build the savings that you really need for some future purchase such as: House or Flat New Car Holiday Family Rainy...