Items tagged with: afford

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How much can I borrow for a mortgage?

19 July 2021
Lenders take a number of factors into account when they work out how much you can borrow for a mortgage. ... read more »

Can't afford your debts? An IVA could help

13 July 2021
If you can't afford your unsecured debts anymore, you might qualify for an IVA and write off part of your debt after five years. Read more here. ... read more »

Food shopping - the affordable way

4 April 2021
Here are a few ideas which could help you shrink your food shopping bills.... read more »

Could a debt consolidation loan make my debts easier to afford?

28 March 2011
A debt consolidation loan could make your debts simpler to manage and easier to afford on a month-to-month basis. But it`s only suitable for people who are already financially comfortable. ... read more »

How much can I afford to pay towards my IVA?

11 March 2010
If your debts have become completely unmanageable, you`ll want to find a debt solution that can bring your debt repayments down to an affordable level.... read more »

Is it worth saving?

5 January 2010
Savings have always been an important part of our finances. Pensions provide a long-term income for later life, while savings accounts in general provide security and protection against unexpected costs. However, the way the economy has moved over the past year has discouraged many people from saving. But it`s important to understand that saving can, and should, still be an important part of managing your money.... read more »

Can`t afford car finance payments - can I keep my car?

18 August 2009
Debt problems are always worrying, but when you`re worried about missing repayments to your priority debts - such as your mortgage or (in some cases) your car loan - the problem can be particularly serious.... read more »

Can debt management help me pay my bills?

19 June 2009
When you`re struggling with debt, every last cost can be another thing to worry about. Rent/mortgage, household bills, petrol - things you may have never worried about before - can suddenly seem a lot more daunting than they used to.... read more »

Inflation falls to 2.2%

16 June 2009
According to The Office for National Statistics (ONS), annual inflation in the UK slowed again last month, as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell from 2.3% in April to 2.2% in May, the BBC reports.... read more »

Mortgage market impacts on new-build market

20 October 2008
The issues in the mortgage market are threatening the Government's housing target of building two million new homes by 2016.... read more »


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