This Month's Top Articles
Archived 2010-09 news (page 2):
|Mortgages: Mortgage market sees spike in long term house buying plans |
|18th September 2010|
|There has been an increase in the number of consumers looking to buy houses in the next ten years, suggests new research.|
People are more likely to include house buying in their long-term plans rather than in the short-term, found a recent report published by the Council of ...
|Travel Insurance UK: Backpacker holidays increase travel insurance sales |
|15th September 2010|
|More people heading out on backpacking holidays has led to a rise in the number of travel insurance policies being taken out.|
Recent statistics published by Virgin Media Travel Insurance show that sales of backpacker insurance policies was eight times higher in August in comparison to the s...
|Loans UK: Could cutting housing benefits boost loans uptake?|
|11th September 2010|
|There could be spike in personal loan applications following the announcement that the government is set to cut housing benefits.|
In the light of the present economic situation when people's finances are already stretched, thi...
|Mortgages: FMB: Not enough houses being built|
|11th September 2010|
|The number of houses being built in the UK is not even close to the real needs of the housing market, claimed an expert.|
Difficulty in securing mortgages, coupled with other factors such as proposed government budget cuts are likely to ...
|Home Insurance UK: Lack of fund hamper home repairs |
|9th September 2010|
|Home insurance customers are finding it more and more difficult to carry out essential repairs owing to a lack of funding, it has been found.|
According to a recent piece of research conducted by Saga Personal Finance, 34 per cent of Britons over the age of 50 years claimed that their homes ...
|Mortgages: Base rate to remain low, says expert|
|8th September 2010|
|Mortgage borrowers could expect the base rate set by the bank of England to remain at 0.5 per cent for the rest of the year.|
The rate is unlikely to change from its historic low level, according to predictions made by Martin Bamford, ch...
|Savings Accounts: 'Savings into Isas could be beneficial'|
|7th September 2010|
|Saving accounts such as Isas can help people to save a substantial amount of money, it has been suggested.|
John Prout, sales director at NS&I, said: "The increase in the ISA allowance last April will inevitably have encouraged more to be invested in Isas, and that is certainly a go...
|Loans UK: Rising levels of personal debt are 'worrying'|
|4th September 2010|
|Personal debt incurred by Britons in the form of loans and other borrowings is on the rise.|
This trend is especially worrying in light of the economic uncertainty that is still evident in the international and domestic financi...