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  • having a purpose in life

    Should I pay off my mortgage before I retire?

    Traditionally home owners have always tried to pay off their mortgage before they retire. However, today more of us are keeping our mortgages into retirement; some out of necessity and others for the financial benefits. Is it always essential to pay it off before hand or are there advantages to still paying a mortgage when

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    financing a new business

    Buying a new business how do you finance it

    When buying a new business its so important to have your finances sorted out,when asked about buying a new business how do you finance it that’s the tricky question!Trying to get the money together  can seem like an impossible task. The good news is there are various avenues you can go down to get the

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    property maintenance

    Are house prices on the increase?

    With the recession still fresh in everyone’s minds, we’ve become more conscious of house prices. Following a dramatic decline over the past few years, a number of recent figures have shown that the market is starting to pick up. Is this a continuing trend and what are the reasons behind the increases? What do the

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    increase the value of your home

    Are you aware of home equity release risks?

    Did you know that you could use the value of your home to get your hands on extra cash? The process, known as home equity release, unlocks money tied up in property to provide homeowners with a cash lump sum or monthly income. It’s thought that people over the age of 50 have a total

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    help to buy

    Buying or renting? The pros and cons

    With the cost of buying a house rising faster than salaries and rent, it can be confusing trying to decide which option is best for you. We weigh up the pros and cons of buying versus renting. Counting up the costs Whether you are renting or buying, you are still entering into a legal agreement

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