5 Signs on How to Find a Good Online Lender

08/19/2013
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If you are interested in finding a mortgage or loan lender online, there are specific signs that you should look for in this online lender. Doing comparison research and investigating the online lenders that you find is very important. In fact, it can make a significant difference in the outcome of your loan. You...

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Different Types of Loans for Your Family

07/28/2013
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It’s easy to take loan basics for granted once you’ve been baptized into the vast world of financial lending. I remember struggling with loan decisions as a young adult. These agreements took a great deal of time and effort to understand. Trying to figure out whether the loan terms were reasonable or some type...

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Child Trust Funds Explained

07/25/2013
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If you’re thinking about how you can save for your child’s future – and with the prospect of high university fees to pay and having to help them with a mortgage deposit, many parents are – then you may have heard the concept of a child trust fund (CTF) being mentioned. These can be...

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Benefits of Leasing Your Vehicle

07/17/2013
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As a consumer, you typically hear all the negatives on vehicle leasing.  I, as a personal finance blogger, am here to tell you that leasing a car isn’t necessarily the worst financial decision you could make.  Let’s first consider the different aspects of car leasing, and then you can make an informed decision on...

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Mortgage Lending Up by a Fifth!

06/28/2013
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Getting a mortgage has been a notoriously tough gig in recent years, with lenders’ criteria being tighter than ever. However, all the signs are positive that the tides may now be turning. Recent figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) show that UK mortgage lending has hit its highest level since October 2008. Lending...

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Switching Energy Providers: Top Tips for an Accurate Quote

06/12/2013
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Whether you’re moving premises or would like to switch energy providers for a more affordable monthly bill, an accurate quote is imperative. You can find commercial electricity suppliers information online and it’s simple to organise a quote with your favoured provider. You may be considering switching providers because you feel an alternative supplier could...

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Alternative Ways to Invest Your Family’s Assets

05/01/2013
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The stock market is out of style. Thanks to the trillions of dollars lost in the 2008 recession, many families are looking for different ways to invest their assets. According to the Wall Street Journal, the percent of American families investing in the stock market has dropped by more than 10 percent to 46...

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Taking Care of Kids While Trying to Stay Financially Stable

04/30/2013
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Your finances are an important part of caring for children. You are responsible for ensuring your family is ready to handle monthly costs, any emergencies that occur and the future costs of retirement and educational costs for your children. Learning how to prioritize can help you make the most of the money that you...

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US vs. UK banking: what’s the difference?

04/29/2013
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For the past few centuries, banking has made looking after money incredibly convenient, no matter what country each banking institution is in. Two countries which have world-renowned banking sectors are the United Kingdom and the United States. Both are, on the whole, successful, but they both have significant differences in terms of customer service,...

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3 Common Mistakes Parents Make Teaching Children About Money

04/23/2013
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If you’ve already taken the step towards discussing your finances with your children, then you’re much ahead than the other parents. According to a survey done by ING Direct, one out of three parents are more prepared to talk to their children about matters such as alcohol, drugs or even sex, than talk to...

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