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Gran central: the mortgage you can take out when you’re 79

A building society has come up with a ‘lifestyle booster’ for retired people. More deals for older borrowers could
Jun, 07   -   No Comments   -   Candice

‘Is now a good time to get a mortgage?’

Our experts advise a couple who are looking to buy their first home
May, 23   -   No Comments   -   Candice

Mortgage lending falls as nervous owners wait to see effect of Brexit

Buyers in the housing market are facing mixed fortunes, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, as first-time buyers
May, 07   -   No Comments   -   Candice

The new credit crunch

With many buyers at the limit of borrowing, some experts predict that property prices in London will slow down
Apr, 24   -   No Comments   -   Candice

EU threatens middle class ‘payday loans’

Growing numbers of borrowers have been cashing in on property price rises by releasing money to pay for home
Apr, 14   -   No Comments   -   Candice

Desmond bank funds buyback of vulture loans

Rietumu Banka, a Latvian lender in which billionaire financier Dermot Desmond has a one-third stake, is providing funding for
Mar, 31   -   No Comments   -   Candice

Ulster Bank to close fifth of Irish branches

Ulster Bank has confirmed that 280 employees will lose their jobs this year after a restructuring plan that includes
Mar, 20   -   No Comments   -   Candice

Banks are bomb-proof against a slump but still open to a hack attack

fe can’t be easy as a Bank of England wonk dreaming up “stress tests” to check that Britain’s lenders
Mar, 08   -   No Comments   -   Candice

Cash runs dry after Mugabe plunders banks

Zimbabweans have endured shortages of fuel, food and water for decades: now the country is running out of cash.
Feb, 24   -   No Comments   -   Candice

Meet the password protectors: the bank staff helping to defend our grandparents

Staff concerned about vulnerable customers can use a codeword to summon police
Feb, 09   -   No Comments   -   Candice