Published on , in Going Green, Finance.

A new home is a new leaf. Not only does that mean a tidy house, it also means a chance to reevaluate your finances and carbon footprint. Where better to save money and the earth than under your own roof? Here are some super easy, effective energy-saving tips for new arrivals.  Get Your Boiler Seen To  A…

Published on , in Finance, Mortgages.

When you look at mortgages, you soon realise they fall into two distinct categories: fixed and variable rates. It gets more complicated than that, but as an introduction we’re going to explain the basic distinctions between the two. Which is better? It depends on your financial circumstances, and your…

Published on , in Finance, Shopping.

These days, it is easier than ever to make money by selling goods on ebay. The tried-and-tested online marketplace is a hustling, bustling place, with items ranging from the functional to the downright strange. While many of us buy from ebay, we’re not as likely to set up shop. Why? Because it seems…

Published on , in Mortgages, Finance.

House prices continue to rise in the UK, so much so that the ratio has risen to 8.8 times the average local salary. It’s a trend that won’t stop, and the implications for mortgage buyers are worrying. Proportionally Larger Deposits Firstly, the relative size of a deposit increases with the house price.…