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All about: The Mortgage Works (TMW)

All about: The Mortgage Works (TMW)

The Mortgage Works is a specialised mortgage lender owned by the Nationwide which offers buy to let mortgages for first-time landlords, remortgage packages and mortgages in relation to property portfolios. The Mortgage Works also makes products available through professional intermediaries, and has developed a range of mortgage products exclusively for those intermediaries.
Types of nationwide mortgage loans

Types of nationwide mortgage loans

The Nationwide is one of the leading mortgage lenders and offers a range of mortgages for first time buyers, existing customers and those looking for remortgage deals. Fixed or tracker interest rates are available.
How to choose ISA accounts

How to choose ISA accounts

In choosing an ISA, the saver must compare interest rates available. Higher rates may be available in fixed term ISAs or Internet savings accounts. An individual savings account (ISA) earns income and capital gains free of tax for the saver.
Ways to earn fast money

Ways to earn fast money

If you need cash now, there are many things you can consider doing without spending too much money. With the cost of living on the rise everyday, many people are struggling to make ends meet. However, there are a lot of things that you can do to earn that extra cash. Below are a few tips that you can consider.
Types of regular savings accounts

Types of regular savings accounts

Savers who intend to contribute to a savings account on a regular basis have a variety of regular savings accounts to choose from. Regular savings may also be done through an ISA for tax-free earnings.
How to qualify for house loans

How to qualify for house loans

The most common form of home loans are mortgages. Mortgages tend to be the biggest financial loan that you will ever take in your lifetime. However, everyone requires a little guidance and advice before taking this decision. This article will provide a brief guide on how to achieve that all important mortgage approval.
How to compare cash ISA rates

How to compare cash ISA rates

Interest may be earned tax-free through an individual savings account (ISA). The best cash ISA rate may be found from money comparison websites, but savers must look carefully at all the terms and conditions. Higher rates may be earned from a long-term fixed rate ISA.
How to repair credit in half the time

How to repair credit in half the time

Living with bad credit can be tough but possible. Everything becomes more expensive if you have bad credit, for example you get higher interest for a loan debt and you also pay more for your insurance because you are generally considered to be a more risky client. Lenders also want to know your credit history before they can approve your loan or credit, thus it is important to have a good credit rating. If your credit rating is negative, you need to do a few things in order to repair it.
A guide to UK home equity release

A guide to UK home equity release

Equity release involves using the equity in the family home to release funds, either by taking out a mortgage secured on the home or by selling part of the home. This could form part of a plan for retirement, but anyone considering equity release must take into account the pitfalls.
Top five list of banks in the U.K.

Top five list of banks in the U.K.

The UK banking industry is dominated by a small selection of what are referred to as High Street banks, with very few local banking institutions still in existence. Many of these have been bought out by larger banks and since the credit crunch of 2008, several larger banks have been purchased by overseas financial companies.
How to choose a payday loan company

How to choose a payday loan company

I need cash now, but which payday loan company should I choose? Pay advances are one of several 30-day loans that are designed to help you pay a bill that you weren't expecting. You can use a loan comparison service to check the rates offered by online payday lenders and borrow money without passing a credit check.
How to get the best credit card rate

How to get the best credit card rate

The best credit card rates are offered to customers who have a very good or excellent credit history. If you want to qualify for platinum credit cards and 0% interest cards, you may have to take steps to improve your credit score. Before submitting your application, it is advisable to make sure that your credit profile is a fit for that issuer.
Life after bankruptcy: The facts

Life after bankruptcy: The facts

After declaring bankruptcy in the UK, you're normally discharged after a year. Following bankruptcy discharge, you need to take steps to restore your creditworthiness so that you can qualify for car finance, credit cards and mortgage loans after bankruptcy. Perhaps more importantly, once you've restored your credit status, you need to avoid debt and credit problems in the future.
What to look for in a payday loan online

What to look for in a payday loan online

If you've defaulted on one of your credit agreements during the last 7 years, this will have been reported to Experian, Equifax and TransUnion. When a lender scores your application it leads to a rejection. If you need to get cash now, you can get same day loans from a payday lender. There are no credit checks and you can use the money for any purpose.
How to acquire a self employed mortgage

How to acquire a self employed mortgage

If you are self employed, there are chances that you are struggling to get a mortgage. Most banks and mortgage providers will ask that you have three years on your accounts and even then, it can be difficult to prove that you currently earn enough to afford the mortgage. With a little hard work, you could find getting a mortgage is made possible.