Monthly Archives: May 2011

MPPI Policies: What You Need to Be Aware Of

MPPI policies can offer you invaluable protection for you and your loved ones to remain in your property should you no longer be able to make your mortgage repayments, but there are a number of items to

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Parental Support Vital for New Mortgages

First time buyers are increasingly relying on parental support to gain better rates of interest on a mortgage, figures reveal.

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Unemployment Falls but Redundancy Fears Remain

Even though latest figures show unemployment has fallen, 29 percent of Brits still feel concerned over the security of their job over the next 12 months.

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Fuel Costs Unaffordable for Unemployed

Fuel debt is sweeping the nation as the cost of electricity and gas becomes unaffordable for many, while those who are just making ends meet are at risk of debt should they lose their job.

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PPI Complaints Increase by 51 Per Cent in Just One Year

The Financial Ombudsman Service has published annual figures covering the number of complaints taking place throughout the 2010/11 financial year and reveal that PPI complaints increased by 51 per cent

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Banks Need to Gain Customer Trust Again

Experts state it is time banks draw a line under mis-sold payment protection insurance to win back customers trust.

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Gladstone Brookes Buy Warrington Wolves Season Tickets for Charity

Gladstone Brookes are pleased to announce the recent community work they have done with the Warrington Wolves Foundation. The foundation is the charity of the Warrington Wolves Rugby League club. The Wolves as we speak sit at the top of the Super League table and are the current Challenge Cup holders after winning the competition […]

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Buying Mortgage Payment Protection Insurance

Mortgage Payment Protection Insurance (MPPI) can be profitable for lenders and also make perfect sense for buyers, but only if the specific terms are suitable for you. The MPPI policy which works best for you may not necessarily be the cheapest or the most established one available, but tailoring a policy to your precise needs […]

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Number of Interest Only Mortgages Declines

The number of interest only mortgages being offered to potential homeowners is steadily declining, a new survey shows.

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How Do Payment Protection Insurance Policies Work?

Do you really know the details of your payment protection insurance policy and how to even make a claim should you need to?   There has been a considerable amount of publicity surrounding payment protection insurance lately and the fact that the banks repeatedly ripped off customers by mis-selling PPI to unsuspecting customers.

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PPI Judicial Review: Reaction

The PPI judicial review and the decision by the banks not to appeal

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Increasing Number of Businesses Believe Banks ‘Unsupportive’

We have reported in the past on the techniques used by banks that treat customers as nothing more than sales figures and now new figures show that many businesses – who rely on banks to stay in operation – believe that they are unsupportive to their needs. The number of businesses who believe that banks […]

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Banks Open the Door to Claim Compensation for PPI

After years of legal wrangling, delaying tactics and excuses, the banks have finally conceded defeat over mis sold payment protection insurance. Claim compensation for PPI now. Most of us know what Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) is. But do you know if you have PPI or not? Sold as an add-on to a loan, mortgage or […]

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Finding a Mortgage When You Are Self-Employed

Finding a mortgage when you are self employed can be tough these days. Follow these tips on how to best find a mortgage when you work for yourself. In previous years, lenders would need you to declare

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Taking out a Loan for a Wedding?

If you have taken out a loan for a wedding, check your payment protection policy to ensure you have not been mis-sold PPI, as the average couple takes three years to pay off their wedding bill.

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