Gerald Grimes, MD of Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance, explains how consumers can make the most of this last period of the January sales shopping
We can all heave a sigh of relief now that January is over. The bluest month of the year has been and gone and most of us have done well to survive the longest pay gap of the year. However, one of the few perks of this past month isn’t quite over yet – the January sales.
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.
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.
With the aftermath of the Brexit vote now playing out and inflation starting to rise, the last thing people need is for the winter frost to start driving up their energy bills too! Unfortunately, as temperatures drop it is inevitable that we will see at least some rise to our winter fuel costs.
Whether you’ve been investing for a while or you’re just starting out, the new year is a good time to try something new with your investments. Perhaps there’s a better place to invest your money, or perhaps there’s a way to make your investments more secure. Given the current financial and political climate, there’s never been a better time to focus on making safer investments. Why not do something different with your money in 2017? Maybe you could try investing in gold bullion (long-term investment) or money market funds (short-term investment), or you could also try to find the best high-yield online savings account for you. I’ll explain each of the options below.