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Lender guides

The ultimate guide to annuities

4 Minutes' reading

It’s a financial product that has come under the spotlight in the wake of the recent pension reforms, but what exactly is an annuity?

By Michael Todt
4 June 2015
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Popular

3 handy tips when saving for your first home

3 Minutes' reading

For millions of people, particularly first-time buyers, purchasing a home is more difficult than it used to be, and it’s no exaggeration to say that there’s a housing crisis in Britain. 

By Michael Todt
4 June 2015
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Popular

Can there ever be a run on a P2P platform?

4 Minutes' reading

 One of the horror stories to emerge from the 2007/08 global financial crisis was that of Northern Rock<--break->

By Michael Todt
27 May 2015
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Lender guides

How will institutional money affect our lenders?

3 Minutes' reading

Much has been said regarding the arrival of institutional money in the UK’s various peer-to-peer platforms, with many consumers left confused, and, in some cases, concerned by what they perceive to be an invasion by the corporates of an industry intrinsically intended for the people.

By Michael Todt
18 May 2015
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Popular

We're in the Startups 100 list for 2015!

1 Minutes' reading

 We’re really pleased to announce that, following a record number of entries this year, we are included in the 2015 edition of the Startups 100, an index of the UK’s “brightest businesses”, “hottest start-up talent” and “successful trailblazers” from a range of industries.

By Michael Todt
14 May 2015
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Popular

Britain - The bridge between innovation and success

3 Minutes' reading

Occasionally, the temptation can be to look across the pond and see the United States as some sort of older brother.

By Michael Todt
7 May 2015
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Current Affairs

Have the 2015 pension reforms had any impact?

3 Minutes' reading

We’re just three weeks into the pension freedoms, and already researchers are scrambling for data to demonstrate any significant change in the behaviour of over 55s.

By Michael Todt
30 April 2015
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Borrower guides

Get your credit file in tip-top shape

3 Minutes' reading

The new tax year is upon us, and while it might not be renowned as a time for the ‘life-changing’ resolutions we make on New Year’s Eve, it’s still a good time to reflect on your personal finances and consider your commitments for the next 12 months.

By Michael Todt
15 April 2015
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Current Affairs

Deflation: Cheer or fear?

3 Minutes' reading

Depending on your predisposition to decimal places, Britain may well have dipped its toes into the murky waters of deflation in March.

By Michael Todt
15 April 2015
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Lender guides

Pensioners, we're giving you 4 reasons to smile

3 Minutes' reading

It’s been billed by many as ‘pension freedom day,’ and with the countdown to April 6 having now begun in earnest, excitement levels among soon-to-be pensioners are reaching fever pitch.

By Michael Todt
31 March 2015