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How tech start-ups are driving cross-sector collaboration

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The word ‘disruption’ is often associated with fintech, and sporting a positive connotation to boot.

By Michael Todt
27 September 2017
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Lender guides

Why our lender rates are increasing

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We’re thrilled to announce that, as of Monday, our five-year lender rate is increasing to 5.5 per cent – the highest level it has reached since August 2016.

By Michael Todt
20 September 2017
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Current Affairs

Is the end of BOE rate inertia finally in sight?

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In this blog, we’ve argued time and again in favour of the Bank of England increasing base rates, and always been the first to back Monetary Policy Committee members, who, at varying intervals over the past eight years, have explicitly or implicitly conveyed hawkish instincts.

By Michael Todt
14 September 2017
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Lender guides

The stock market and your pension

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One of the advantages of pensions is that they can, by design, be very simple from a management point of view. Providers typically have default settings for your portfolio, occupying various real estate along the risk spectrum

By Michael Todt
7 September 2017
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Current Affairs

UK house prices: Slow and steady wins the race

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It is often remarked on the continent that Brits are especially obsessed with home ownership, and that in Europe it is perfectly normal and acceptable for someone to rent an abode for the duration of their lifetime.

By Michael Todt
31 August 2017
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Current Affairs

Is auto-enrolment having an impact on pension saving?

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Until recently, the absence of a workplace pension was the norm for many employees in the UK.

By Michael Todt
24 August 2017
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Lender guides

What is the Financial Services Compensation Scheme?

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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?

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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