Monthly Archives: January 2015

Saving for Summer Holiday?

Pretty soon we will be bombarded with adverts for holidays, cruises, resorts and hotels within days of the Christmas season ending, as tour operators are anxious to cash in on Britain’s mid-winter blues. January in Britain is pretty bleak and many people instinctively turn their thoughts towards the summer, sunshine, and long white beaches. Now is …

How To Protect Your Finances During Divorce

If you are going through a divorce, money is probably the last thing you want to talk or think about. Experiencing something as difficult as the end of a marriage cannot be helped by asking questions about your financial future, can it? Unfortunately, money cannot simply be an afterthought when your are ending a marriage, it has to be one of the central …

Self Employed? You can still get a mortgage

According to the Office for National Statistics, the percentage of self-employed workers in the UK almost doubled between 1975 and 2014.  In 2014 15% of UK workers were classed as self-employed.  These workers all need somewhere to live and many of them will need a mortgage.  The good news is that self-employed workers can still get mortgages.  …