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First time buyers and getting onto the property ladder

October 31, 2011

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property ladder

Since the financial crash back in 2008, it’s been a very difficult and frustrating time for first-time buyers to get a foot-hold on the property ladder. It requires patience but here is how to do it.

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Lloyds pushed into loss over PPI pay-outs

August 4, 2011

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Lloyds Banking Group has announced a £3.3bn pre-tax loss in the six months leading up to June 30. The bank took a £3.2bn hit after compensating customers following mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) to customers.

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Eric Cantona dishes out financial advice

December 9, 2010

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Eric Cantona dishes out financial advice

Moolah Cantona. No moolah Cantona.

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Cheques RIP

December 16, 2009

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Cheques RIP

Cheques are to be phased out by October 2018 if adequate alternatives can be developed in time according to the latest announcement from the board of the UK Payments Council. This announcement comes after 350 years of cheque usage, however because of the use of credit, debit and contactless payment cards, alongside online shopping and [...]

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