lending

Buy to let for first-time buyers – ‘unusual’ mortgage deal launches

Specialist lender Landbay has opened up its range of buy to let mortgages in a bid to attract customers who do not already own a home.

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Sites remove misleading peer-to-peer comparisons after Moneywise investigation

Leading comparison websites have removed potentially misleading information from their sites after a Moneywise investigation found peer-to-peer (P2P) investment products included in the same best buy tables as high street...

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Mortgage prisoners face losing up to £6,500 a year

Mortgage prisoners who are unable to remortgage to a cheaper deal are paying up to £6,500 a year more than is necessary.

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‘Irresponsible’ credit card providers warned over spiralling consumer debt

Credit card providers are acting irresponsibly and pushing those with debts into further financial difficulty, according to Citizens Advice.

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Changing opinions of peer-to-peer

It may still be a relatively new sector, but the public perception of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is changing quickly.

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The success of the Innovative Finance Isa

The number of peer-to-peer Isa providers is steadily growing.

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Peer-to-peer providers compared in 2014

Peer-to-peer lending provides a great way for savers to get a better return on their savings and borrowers to pay a lower rate on their loan.

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Is peer-2-peer lending set to become eligible for Isas?

Rumours are circulating the government will announce that peer-to-peer (P2P) lending products will be eligible for inclusion in an Individual Savings Account (Isa) from April 2014.

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Ditch the banks and join the social lending crowd

Sick of the banks, their paltry savings rates and tight-fisted attitudes to lending?

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Mortgage lending slips to five-month low

The number of mortgage approvals in the UK fell to a five-month low in February, according to new figures from the Bank of England.

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