Category Archives: Consumer Help

Pension Information

How much do we know about pensions?

With seemingly endless press attention, we’re becoming increasingly aware of the need to save for our future, post-retirement. However, while we may be aware of pensions, few truly understand their options and how their pension savings can benefit them.

Getting on the Property Ladder

First-Time Buyers – 5 Ways to get Yourself on the Property Ladder

The financial benefits of owning a property can be huge. But with the average UK property costing £232,885, just a 5% deposit could require over £10,000 in savings. This is why property experts and solicitors, abacus-law are here to share some useful ways you can get yourself on that all important property ladder.

Curb Appeal

A house staging photography guide

More often than not, the first impression a potential buyer will get of your house won’t be when they step through your front door – it will be online. So, the first step of any house sale is through attractive and enticing imagery. Therefore, whether you are looking to sell your house outright or advertising a rental property, remember that good quality photographs will attract more buyers. Read below to find out the key factors and common pitfalls when creating photography of your property in preparation for a sale.

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PPI CLAIMS GUIDE 2017

Millions of people in the UK who were the victims of mis-sold PPI have been successful in claiming compensation back from the banks. But many more people – millions of them are yet to make a ppi claim or are unaware that they are eligible to claim compensation.

How to Find a Good Local Mortgage Advisor or Broker

How to Find a Good Local Mortgage Advisor or Broker

When most people decide that they want to buy a house, the first thing that they do is head down to their local bank where they hold their current account to check if they are eligible to take out a mortgage. While this might seem like the most sensible thing to do, it might not be the wisest.