How do you think about risk? The psychology behind investment decisions

by Mike Abbott | Oct 7, 2019

Deciding on the risk you take with your investments is a slippery subject. One is more likely to think rationally about the concept when your ...

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Should you remortgage or consider a product transfer?

by Staff Writer | Sep 23, 2019

A product transfer is an often-overlooked method to pay less on your mortgage. Switching to a better rate with your current lender is fast, ea...

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How Shari’ah (Islamic) mortgages work

by Ian Henning | Sep 6, 2019

A Shari’ah-compliant or Islamic mortgage allows you to buy property without paying interest. While this does not necessarily translate to payi...

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4 things first-time homebuyers should do

by Staff Writer | Aug 20, 2019

Buying a house is exciting, but also stressful. While house-hunting for the perfect home can be fun, it’s important to sort out the details be...

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Contractor mortgages: Ensure a successful application

by Ian Henning | May 31, 2019

Working as a UK contractor still has a lot of perks, but there are some complexities when it comes to borrowing money. Mortgage lenders often ...

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Rental guarantees: What lenders think about rent protection schemes

by Bill Monty | Apr 24, 2019

New developments offering rental guarantees may be tempting to investors, but short-term rent protection can be at odds with lender focus on l...

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Estate planning advice for blended families

by Sherron Alexander-Bedingfield | Apr 17, 2019

A family today can include children, step-children, former spouses and in-laws. Regardless of the make-up, most people will want to provide fo...

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The perfect time to secure a better interest rate on your remortgage

by Ian Henning | Apr 3, 2019

Most recent conversations around Brexit focus on the impact it can have on the economy. An area that doesn’t get a lot of coverage is the oppo...

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The boom behind ESG investing – what’s actually driving the demand

by Mike Abbott | Mar 26, 2019

There’s a growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment throughout the world. Ethical investing has been around fo...

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