Tag: money

  • 5 WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR SPRING ENERGY BILLS

    5 WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR SPRING ENERGY BILLS

    We are slowly slipping into spring with brighter evenings and mornings already making us feel much better..  So here are five effective strategies to help you trim down your energy bills and save some cash as we transition from chilly weather to warmer days: EMBRACE NATURAL LIGHT With brighter days upon us, capitalize on natural…

  • EASY STEPS TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT RATING

    EASY STEPS TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT RATING

    If 2024 is the year you plan to buy your first home, your credit rating is vital. Having a good rating is important if you want to take out a mortgage or loan at better borrowing rates. Using the Yellowtom UK directory you can find your local mortgage broker who can help you land a…

  • LOVE COSTS £3,500 A YEAR (£1,750 IF YOU GO DUTCH!)

    LOVE COSTS £3,500 A YEAR (£1,750 IF YOU GO DUTCH!)

    The true cost of keeping the spark alive has been revealed by and new survey – and it’s not cheap … unless you plan to split the bill!  2,000 people, in committed relationships, revealed the romantic things they spend money on, with two cinema trips a year (average spend £40), going for spontaneous drinks together…

  • DO YOU NEED A MORTGAGE BROKER?

    DO YOU NEED A MORTGAGE BROKER?

    Whether you are purchasing your first house or are looking for a remortgage, mortgage advice can be a great help. Taking independent advice can make the difference between a successful mortgage application and being turned down. It may also lead to a better deal, potentially saving you thousands of pounds over the mortgage term. Remember you can…

  • WHAT CAN I DO IF THE STORM DAMAGES MY PROPERTY?

    WHAT CAN I DO IF THE STORM DAMAGES MY PROPERTY?

    Winter storms are causing chaos across the country and with a red alert issued for Storm Isha today, you need to know what to do if your property is damaged.  Here is what happens if a storm damages your property, who is responsible if your neighbours fence blows down or a tree falls on your…

  • SAVE MONEY ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS

    SAVE MONEY ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS

    With the cold biting and energy costs rapidly rising, there is great pressure on households to reduce costs. Here’s some easy ways you can slash your heating bills while still keeping your home warm. SAVE £125 BY USING THE THERMOSTAT AND TIMER Most of the energy we use at home goes on heating. Turning the…

  • YELLOWTOM BUSINESS FOCUS: SECURING A MORTGAGE

    YELLOWTOM BUSINESS FOCUS: SECURING A MORTGAGE

    With high mortgage rates and inflated house prices, it’s harder than ever for first time buyers to get a foot on the housing ladder. Mortgage rates are soaring in the UK after successive hikes to the Bank of England bank rate, with banks more wary to lend in this environment. Using YELLOWTOM you can find…

  • GENERATION RENT – WILL YOU EVER OWN YOUR OWN HOUSE?

    GENERATION RENT – WILL YOU EVER OWN YOUR OWN HOUSE?

    Almost 45% of women feel stressed that they will be renting for the rest of their lives. The gender gap is an unfortunate construct that has long infiltrated society; however, when it comes to property, the deficit becomes ever more apparent. iPlace Global – a consultancy focused on bringing accessibility to the home-buying and moving…

  • 3 EXPERT TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY THAT ACTUALLY WORK

    3 EXPERT TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY THAT ACTUALLY WORK

    Did you know that one in seven women have no savings? Worse than that, two thirds of ladies wouldn’t be able to last three months without borrowing money if they lost their job. The startling facts that have been revealed in new research by the Building Societies Association come as no surprise given the current…