Monthly Archives: August 2015

What Next For Inflation?

The UK has now experienced deflation for the first time since records began in 1996. The Office for National Statistics believes that the last time the UK experienced deflation was in the 1960s. This was so long ago that you may well be asking yourself “What exactly is deflation and what does deflation mean for our economy?”. Inflation v Deflation …

Guide To House Buying Jargon

When you buy a house, you hear lots of unusual terms. Here are our ‘dictionary’ definitions of terms used when buying a house to help you understand the convoluted world of property jargon. Arrangement Fee As the name suggests, it is the fee that the mortgage lender charges for arranging the loan. Arrears To be behind with ones mortgage …

Does It Make Sense For Britain To Quit The EU?

However it is eventually phrased on the ballot paper, the underlying question is essentially the same. “Should Britain stay in the EU?” Sometime between now and the end of 2017, the great British public will be required to answer it. So, is the grass really greener on the other side of the EU fence? What would happen if the UK actually did leave …