Archive for September, 2009

What A Flat Mortgage Market Means For You

Posted in General, Mortgages & Property on Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 10:17 by Jessica Haynes.


According to the Bank of England, new mortgages for the month of August 2009 showed almost no difference from the number and value of new mortgages approved the previous month. Even so, the market is still in much better condition than in the early months of 2009, and there is no immediate concern that significant decreases in mortgage lending will occur during the remainder of the year.

It’s Not Too Late To Get In On Car Scrappage Scheme

Posted in General, Insurance, Money Saving, Mortgages & Property on Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 10:08 by Martyn Shaw.


As with any financial transaction, you have options when it comes to the loan. You can choose to go with financing arranged by the car dealer, or you can step out on your own and investigate loan possibilities with different banks. Depending on your credit score and the general stability of your financial situation, you may find it wise to look closely at loans offered by different banks rather than going with dealer financing.

Create Multiple Income Streams For Retirement

Posted in General, Insurance, Money Saving, Mortgages & Property on Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 10:02 by Martyn Shaw.


The recent changes made with Isas for people over fifty have led a lot of people to decide it is time to take charge of their retirement plants, rather than relying strictly on packages from their employers. In fact, there are several ways to create multiple revenue streams that will make the retirement years more secure. Here are some examples.

Next Sale Into Its Final Day of 2009

Posted in Money Saving on Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 10:40 by Jessica Haynes.

We are now into the final day of the Next sale for 2009 and as ever the sale hasn’t been a letdown with thousands of shoppers finding incredible bargains on products across the store. If you haven’t managed to head down to a Next retail store then the there are still many discounted items that can be found online. Families, couples and individuals are still bargain hunting to stock up on Christmas presents and to take advantage of the low prices that are offered throughout the store for the final sale of the year.

Next sale Proving To Be Popular Amongst Shoppers Once Again

Posted in Money Saving on Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 11:36 by Jessica Haynes.

The Next sale is now fully underway in what will be the last Next sale of 2009, and so far we have seen that the sale has been a popular one around this time of year. Shoppers have been congregating on the high-street early this morning to be the first people into the stores to find those bargains and reduced product lines.

Next Sale Continues To Boom Throughout The Weekend

Posted in Money Saving on Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 07:30 by Jessica Haynes.

The last Next sale of this year is attracting many retailers and shopping enthusiasts from around the nation, and as this weekend gets into full swing the clothing retail store is preparing for a hectic last two days. The crowds are expected to come pouring in and the busy periods will be unyielding as individuals plan to stock up for the Christmas periods.

Next Sale Starts This Saturday 26th September

Posted in Money Saving on Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 11:19 by Jessica Haynes.

It’s that time of the year again, when the Next clothing store holds its final sale of 2009. Saturday 26th September 2009 will see individuals rising early to catch all the discounts and reductions both in the high street and online, and it’s your chance to stock up early for Christmas by grabbing yourself a range of bargains from clothes, electricals and home furnishings.

Should You Go With A Variable Rate Mortgage?

Posted in General, Mortgages & Property on Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 09:24 by Martyn Shaw.


Over the summer of 2009, homebuyers have begun to move away from the fixed rate mortgage and turn increasingly to mortgage deals with a variable rate of interest. Many are interpreting this action as a further increase in consumer confidence that the recession is weakening and there is a good chance of saving money by going with the variable rate option.

Buy Property Now Before Your Options Dwindle

Posted in General, Mortgages & Property on Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 09:06 by Jessica Haynes.


News that mortgage approvals posted an 81.4pc increase in August 2009 over the previous year is certainly good news to everyone trying to sell property. However, it also means that people looking to buy property must move quickly if they’ve found the perfect property.

Would Shared Ownership Work for You?

Posted in General, Mortgages & Property on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 10:13 by Martyn Shaw.

As first time buyers find it harder to secure a mortgage with a low deposit, they may despair of ever becoming homeowners. However, there is a strategy that could allow them to move forward with their plans: shared ownership.