Approximately 67,701 mortgages worth £10.5 billion were approved for house purchase in October
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Sunday 22 August 2010
The debt charity Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) says it has seen a substantial rise in calls to its helpline from people struggling to deal with debts after a bereavement.
Monday 12 July 2010
The trading watchdog today called on a debt management firm to stop making misleading claims in its advertising.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
Neil Greig was successful in military and civilian life but he will be remembered for his unassuming modesty, unswerving integrity and an unassailable devotion to his wife. While keen to share memories of the Second World War with anyone who professed an interest, he underplayed his own heroic role as a signals officer laying down wireless communications across unswept minefields in North Africa, for which he was awarded a Military Cross in 1942.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Bank lending to business continued to slide last month, although the number of mortgage approvals improved to the highest level so far this year, the British Bankers' Association (BBA) said yesterday.
Sunday 20 June 2010
Lenders have been told by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to pursue customers for debts in courts outside of their home jurisdiction.
Saturday 12 June 2010
Saturday 05 June 2010
Sunday 09 May 2010
Coming out of recession is often the most dangerous time for your personal finances.
Saturday 08 May 2010
Saturday 08 May 2010
Saturday 24 April 2010
Do you lie to your family about how much you owe? One in five of us does, according to research published this week by the Post Office. Apart from the problems that lying can bring to a relationship, there is the pressure that people in debt bring on themselves by not opening up to those close to them.
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