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Read the latest news, updates and articles all about the world of finance. While we are a guarantor loans specialist, we also cover other aspects of finance in our articles which we think might be of interest to our customers. This includes other forms of loans and credit, debt information & useful insights about credit ratings. We may also share statistics and updates from the financial services industry. This page is updated regularly, so check back regularly to view our new content.

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Moving Home and Your Credit Score

There’s so much to think about when you’re moving house. Updating your address, setting up new utilities and redirecting your post, let alone packing up all of your belongings. Worrying...

UK Credit Guide: Car Finance

For most people, having a vehicle is a necessity for their day to day life. Whether it's for commuting, shopping trips, medical appointments or school runs we can all appreciate...

Secured Vs Unsecured Loans

There are so many different types of loans available, and the one that’s best for you will depend on your own circumstances and credit score. While unsecured loans are one...

Buy Now, Pay Later

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is a payment scheme that has recently taken the financial world by storm. The three biggest contenders; Klarna, Clearpay & Laybuy are reported to have...

Applying for a Guarantor Loan

We understand the world of finance is a confusing place and it’s sometimes overwhelming to know what you’ll need when making an application. We’ve created a handy step by step...

Wedding Loans

Organising a wedding is not a simple task. It can take months of planning to book the ideal venue, find the perfect dress, arrange the catering, design the seating plan...

UK Credit Guide: Lenders

When looking to take out a financial product, it can be overwhelming trying to navigate through the sheer volume of different lenders. It could be helpful to take independent financial...

UK Credit Guide: Open Banking

Open Banking is a relatively new technology that allows secure sharing of bank account information with businesses within the UK. While the system can be a great benefit to many...

The Zen and Art of Credit Score Maintenance

Have you ever been baffled by credit scoring and why yours seems to fluctuate? Is there any rhyme or reason to it? Is it possible to have a good credit...

UK Credit Guide: Interest

Unless you borrow from a friend or get a special 0% rate, lending money will always accumulate some form of interest. In a nutshell, interest is the profit made by...

The Snowball Method

The snowball effect refers to the way a snowball rolls down a hill gaining momentum as it goes. The general gist is that it starts off small but as it...

UK Credit Guide – Debt Consolidation

The phrase is often mentioned when discussions about debts or finances arise, but what does it actually mean? Essentially, debt consolidation is a way to combine some or all existing...

7 Things You Might Not Know Affects Your Credit Score

Your credit score often plays an important role in how financial institutions view you which can affect more than just applying for credit. It can also be checked when applying...

Meal Prep Like a Pro

Meal prepping has often been a solution for those with busy lives but is also beneficial to help save money too. Planning a week’s worth of meals means less food...