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  • Green Deal Government Scheme

    Green Deal Government Scheme

    In an effort to promote ‘green living’ and also to help meet its reduced emissions targets, the government introduced the Green Deal. There is a lot of confusing information circulating, about what it is and how it works, so here is our ‘What You Need to Know’ guide to bust the myths and give you

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    What is the best way to borrow a small amount

    What is the best way to borrow a small amount

    If you’re temporarily struggling financially, it can be a good idea to borrow what you need. While not getting a loan is always the best advice you can follow, there are times when they can prove to be useful. At one time lenders would only lend thousands of pounds to borrowers. However, with the rise

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    How to deal with a Bailiff

    How to deal with a Bailiff

    A bailiff may pay you a visit if you have an unpaid debt and you have not been in contact with whoever you owe the money to. They are also engaged to provide a personal handover service for certain legal documents. Bailiffs are effectively ‘enforcement agents’, whose job is to uphold the law. They have

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    How much can I borrow for a Mortgage

    How much can I borrow for a Mortgage

    Buying a home is one of the biggest life decisions you will ever make. It is the most expensive thing you will likely ever own. For many people, it’s a financial repayment that they are committing to for the next 15, 20, or even 30 years. If you’re looking to get a long-term mortgage, it

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    Spring and Summer energy saving tips

    Spring and Summer energy saving tips

    Without a doubt, we consume more energy in the winter months – dark nights and plummeting temperatures drive our need for electricity and heating. So, when spring and summer arrive it’s easy to forget all about energy and set about the business of enjoying the longer days, getting out and about in the sunshine. But,

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    Benefits for students on low incomes

    Benefits for students on low incomes

    While years of study can eventually have a positive impact on your family finances, at the time it can be a real struggle to get by on a student’s income. Whether you’ve already started your studies or are considering undertaking a course, you may be interested to know that there are some benefits you might

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