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How to finance building a home extension

How to finance building a home extension

If you’ve ever dreamed of having more space in your home then chances are you’ve considered building an extension. Creating extra family space in this way may be more cost-effective than moving house, but will still make a significant dent in your finances – you may think it’s beyond your budget. But don’t give up

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2015 budget

Making your money go further

No matter how much you earn, you probably wish you could make your money go further. Here are some tips on how to make sure you get the most out of your cash. Budget Even if you don’t find yourself running short at the end of the month, budgeting can be a great way of

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why you may be turned down for credit

Why you may be turned down for credit

Until the banking crisis in 2008, lenders were virtually throwing money at people and getting a loan or credit was practically routine. After coming under fire for irresponsible lending, they clamped down and the repercussions of that are still being felt six years later. Even now, getting refused for credit can feel like a body

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Christmas on a loan or credit card

Christmas on a Credit Card or Loan

Those Christmas marketing magicians know how to tickle our festive fancy and before we know it, our seasonal ‘must have’ list is as long as your arm. Everything from flashy lights and table decorations to personalised Santa sacks and Christmas jumpers becomes an essential. But stop and think – when the credit card statement hits

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Reclaiming PPI

Reclaiming PPI

If you’ve ever taken out a loan, mortgage, store card, finance or insurance, then it is well worth checking if you paid Payment Protection Insurance (PPI). If you have you may be eligible for reclaiming PPI. What is PPI? PPI is insurance to cover payments should you have an accident, become ill or are made

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bad credit loans

Bad credit loans

Unfortunately, we’re not all blessed with perfect credit ratings, which can cause issues when applying for loans and credit cards. This isn’t always a result of bad financial management and sometimes circumstances mean we’re unable to make the repayments. For those in this situation, there are a number of specialist lenders that are still prepared

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