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Category "Banking"

How to calculate mortgage payments in the UK

How to calculate mortgage payments in the UK

Mortgages will be the biggest financial responsibility of your life if you decide to take one out. However, everyone needs a little guidance and advice before taking one out. This article will provide a brief guide on how to achieve that all important mortgage approval and how to calculate your repayments.
Child trust funds: The Facts

Child trust funds: The Facts

Setting up a trust fund for a child can be a great way to ensure they have the best possible start to their professional life by giving them some financial security. Trust funds are normally set up when the child is quite young and cannot be accessed until they turn 18 or 21, depending upon the terms of the fund. There are a variety of different funds available so it is important to understand what exactly is entailed before opening one.
Bad credit payday loan: The truth

Bad credit payday loan: The truth

Financing with bad credit can be obtained from a payday store. Even if you have got very bad credit due to filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy, you can still borrow money. A fast and easy loan is guaranteed, provided that you are able to comply with a basic list of eligibility criteria. You can get cash now with no credit checks.
Instant payday loans: The facts

Instant payday loans: The facts

Payday loans are small scale borrowing for short periods of time. This system has some very clear short term advantage, but also has its critics claiming these online lenders are little better than loan sharks.
A guide to your first credit card

A guide to your first credit card

Getting your first credit card can be fun but that doesn't mean that you should just instantly go out and spend with it. While a credit card can help with your credit rating, it can also damage it. You should have one for emergencies so that you can get home if your car breaks down or you have money to book a hotel room if you're stranded.
Personal loans: what to look for

Personal loans: what to look for

At some point, everybody needs to borrow money. Sometimes, a credit card or a payday loan is enough but there are times that more money needs to be borrowed over a longer period. Personal loans are able to offer this facility but you should consider a few things before jumping straight to applying for one.
ATM machines: The facts

ATM machines: The facts

An automated teller machine, or ATM allows financial transactions to be made by users. It is a telecommunications device which removes the need for a bank cashier or teller.
A guide to low APR loans

A guide to low APR loans

Provided that you handle your credit obligations responsibly, there is no reason why you cannot get a low APR loan on either a secured or unsecured basis. Even if you have had minor credit problems during the last six years, you can recover from this relatively quickly. Find out where you can get cheap loans in the UK.
Debt consolidation UK: Ways to consolidate your debts

Debt consolidation UK: Ways to consolidate your debts

Debt consolidation combines all your loan debts into one new loan. A consolidation loan helps you clear your debts in one go and start afresh. It can be an effective way to address your adverse credit. Here's some consolidation debt advice:
All about Abbey eBanking

All about Abbey eBanking

Abbey eBanking, now trading as a subsidiary of Santander (a Spanish back), provides one of the most comprehensive eBanking facilities in the UK. This article provides an overview of the Abbey eBanking offering.
How to apply for a Visa credit card

How to apply for a Visa credit card

Are you considering getting credit from your bank, but you need a little extra information on how to apply. This article will provide you with a guide on how to apply for a Visa credit card.
How to get approval for an Egg loan

How to get approval for an Egg loan

Egg bank UK have been a beloved credit card and loans company for many years. Unfortunately, and as stated on the egg loans home page, as of April 2011, they have transferred their ownership to Barclays Banking Ltd. Although existing Egg credit account customers can continue to use their accounts, the company is no longer taking on new customers.
A guide to peer-to-peer lending in the UK

A guide to peer-to-peer lending in the UK

Peer-to-peer lending involves risks for lenders and borrowers. Although fees charged by the websites are lower than those charged by banks, potential lenders and borrowers must understand the terms of the transactions.
What does a credit card check involve?

What does a credit card check involve?

A credit card check or simply performing a credit check involves a simple process which may be free or cost you a fee depending on where you live or the circumstances. To get your credit score, you will need to know where to look and what to expect. Here, we will look at the means to check your credit independently.
A beginner's guide to credit score repair

A beginner's guide to credit score repair

Repairing your credit score can be a long and tiring process. Low credit scores can affect your reputation and will inevitably cost you higher interest rates in the future. Thus, it is necessary that you know how to repair credit card ratings in order to get full advantage of financial intermediaries and lending companies.