The GuardianCredit card borrowing surges to 11-year high in MarchThe GuardianBank of England figures show outstanding borrowing on credit cards increased by £635m over the month, compared with an average increase of £400m over the previous six months. The figure is the highest since ... financed seasonal breaks. Tashema Jackson ...Great British Borrowing Binge sends everyday debt spiralling to £182.4billion - why we should be scaredMirror.co.ukall 5 news articles »
Financial TimesDoes it pay to delay taking your state pension?Financial TimesWhat would you say to an investment that yields 10.4 per cent and is index-linked and guaranteed by the UK government? Sadly, for most of us the issue closed on April 5: but ... If — like many readers of FT Money — you do not depend on the state ...
This is MoneyNationwide cracks down on buy-to-let mortgage lending as it sees landlords struggling with Osborne tax raidThis is MoneyThe property scene just got even gloomier for landlords today after the country's biggest building society announced a tightening up of lending criteria for those wanting to take out a buy-to-let mortgage. Nationwide Building Society is cracking down ...and more »
Financial TimesShould a millennial get a mortgage to buy property abroad?Financial TimesUK banks will lend you around four to five times both single or joint salaries, with Barclays, Santander, and Virgin Money offering some of the most generous income multiples. It may be hard to get a mortgage for a home in Italy, agrees Darius ...
Mirror.co.ukBankruptcy light soars – and it could get a lot worse: How to beat bad debtMirror.co.ukRebuild a positive credit history: While lenders may view a past insolvency negatively, there are products with low limits and high interest rates available for people with poor credit ratings. Using a credit card for small purchases such as groceries ...and more »