Less than half of UK mortgage holders have a contingency plan should interest rates rise, according to the Money Advice Service (MAS). How can you prepare?
Clearing mortgage debt is the most common reason over 55s have for equity release, lifetime mortgage specialist Stonehaven has found.
Many mortgage holders are unaware of the current interest rate on their loan and how a rise in the Bank of England Base Rate would affect their monthly payment, a survey from the Principality revealed.
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Peer-to-peer lender eMoneyUnion has lent the first ever crowdfunding platform to complete a first charge consumer secured loan.
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Millions of Brits are now working for themselves, but the freedom of being your own boss could be a roadblock when it comes to securing a mortgage.
Southern homeowners are more worried about an incoming rate rise and its effect on mortgage payments than borrowers in the North East, Wales or Scotland, said a survey.
Bank of Scotland has been unfairly double billing customers who fell behind on their mortgages, a High Court judge in Belfast has ruled.
In the first half of the year 11,800 people had their homes repossessed in an environment of historically low interest rates, rising employment and increased bank forbearance.
The Bank of England won’t be pressured into hiking the Base Rate quickly because inflation is likely to remain relatively low, according to economist David Miles.
Even a small interest rate rise could put the record number of people choosing to deal with debt via individual voluntary arrangements back in danger, accountants warn.
Separating couples may find that their finances suffer along with their broken hearts, according to a new survey by the Debt Advisory Service.
Debt - everyone seems to be struggling with it – from the government down. A note issued by peer-to-peer lender Zopa estimates that the average Briton has £4,500 of credit card debts, on which they are typically paying an interest rate of 17.9%*.
The Bank of England has raised eyebrows by suggesting that the base rate could rise sooner than expected - but what would this mean for consumers?
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