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How to Get a Good Deal on a Self-Employed Mortgage

Self-employed people are statistically more likely to be declined for a mortgage than the traditionally employed. The vast majority of major banks and lenders impose additional restrictions on the self-employed that do not apply to those in conventional employment. This does not mean it is impossible to qualify for a competitive mortgage while running your […] →Read more

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Crypto Withdraw Feature Coming to PayPal, Company Confirms

PayPal has confirmed that its customers will soon be able to transfer cryptocurrency from their accounts to external wallets for the first time.  Currently, it is only possible customers with crypto coins in their accounts to either hold onto them or spend them. According to CoinDesk, Head of Blockchain Services for PayPal, Jose Fernandez da […] →Read more

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Historic Global Tax Agreement Reached by G7 Finance Ministers

On June 5, G7 finance ministers reached an historic global tax reform agreement, fulfilling the promise of chancellor Rishi Sunak to ensure the world’s biggest international businesses make an appropriate contribution. Key details of the agreement reached at the G7 summit: G7 Finance ministers strike seismic agreement on global tax reform that will mean the […] →Read more

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Record-High Mortgage Lending Activity Recorded in Q1

Mortgage lending activity attributed to home movers reached an all-time high during the first three months of this year, as homeowners across the UK set their sights on more spacious homes with private gardens. According to the latest figures published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), movers accounted for 42% of total mortgage lending activity […] →Read more

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How to Achieve Financial Freedom Faster

Financial freedom is the long-term goal of most people. By definition, financial freedom refers to reaching a position where your combined investments, savings and on-hand cash are sufficient to fund your lifestyle indefinitely. The road to financial freedom is peppered with potholes and obstacles; the single most prevalent of all is unnecessary spending. It is […] →Read more

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House Prices in May Reach New Record Levels

The month of May has seen yet another hike in the average price of properties, reaching a record £261,743, according to Halifax’s latest house price index figures. This is the strongest level seen in almost 7 years with house price inflation rates rising by 9.5% over the last year. During May a significant increase on […] →Read more