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The financial crisis 10 years on – what’s changed?

3 Minutes' reading

There is no commonly-accepted date on which the financial crisis was believed to have crystallised.

By Michael Todt
16 August 2017
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Lender guides

What is the Financial Services Compensation Scheme?

3 Minutes' reading

You often hear the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) mentioned within the realm of UK personal finance.

By Michael Todt
9 August 2017
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Current Affairs

Savings rates: Is the tide turning?

2 Minutes' reading

A lot has been made of rising consumer debt recently, coupled with record-low levels of household savings. A squeeze on real wages has garnered some of the blame, but the big culprit is surely derisory interest rates

By Michael Todt
3 August 2017
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Current Affairs

Assessing the increase to the state pension age

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Much was made of the announcement last week that a state pension age increase to 68 would be phased in between 2037 and 2039 – seven years earlier than planned. Those affected are taxpayers aged 39 to 47, meaning the policy change will affect between 6-7 million people.

By Michael Todt
26 July 2017
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Lender guides

Lending Works announces new bonus offer for lenders

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It was with great pride that Lending Works collected the Best P2P Platform for Savers award at the Moneywise Customer Service Awards last month.

By Michael Todt
20 July 2017
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The pension freedoms in review

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George Osborne’s pensions freedom policy of April 2015 was greeted with widespread acclaim.

By Michael Todt
13 July 2017
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Current Affairs

P2P lending hits the £10 billion mark

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Despite launching over 12 years ago, it’s fair to say that peer-to-peer lending isn’t on the radar of all British consumers.

By Michael Todt
5 July 2017
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Borrower guides

The ultimate guide to an energy-efficient home

22 Minutes' reading

Climate change has hit the headlines recently, although not necessarily for the right reasons, as Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement in June.

By Michael Todt
4 July 2017
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How fintech can make your holiday money go further

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With the school holidays nearly upon us, it’s that time of the year when many can look forward to hopping on a plane, heading abroad to sunny, glorious pastures to recharge the batteries, and enjoying some much-deserved R & R.

By Michael Todt
28 June 2017
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Lending Works takes glory at Moneywise CS Awards…AGAIN!

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Lending Works’ love affair with the Moneywise Customer Service Awards continued on Thursday evening, as we once again saw off some strong competition to scoop the ‘Best Peer-to-Peer Platform for Savers’ award for 2017

By Michael Todt
23 June 2017