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The Secret of a Successful Mortgage

The secret to a successful mortgageThe need for convenience in modern day Britain is high with people becoming dependent on technology to speed up everyday tasks so that more tasks can be squeezed into each day. Banks and building societies are quick at adapting to market needs and provide services such as online banking and mobile apps.  If you are looking for a mortgage there are now a range of different ways you can apply, we look at how to ensure you get the best mortgage rate and service available.

The Time Vacuum of High Street Lenders

Obtaining a mortgage the classic way is a time-consuming process. Read more

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Is life insurance & wearable technology a match made in heaven?

 

Life Insurance TechnologyOne of the hottest topics being discussed in the protection industry is the possible move towards embracing wearable technology. One provider is already offering reduced gym memberships, as well as encouraging policy engagement through health and activity tracking. But could it change the industry and the relationship between providers and consumers?

The start of something special

These first moves towards integration may start more providers down the road of offering discounts and encouraging customers to engage with their policies. Read more

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Risk Profile And Your Capacity For Loss – Adventurous Or Cautious?

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How you invest your money can have a dramatic effect on the return you receive.

We all know that investment stocks can go up as well as down but how do you know how much risk you should take with your money? Understanding your attitude to risk and completing a risk profile can relieve some of the worries of investing.

There is no right or wrong answer here; it is personal to you and your situation. This may change over time, as your family grows or you get closer to retirement. Therefore it is important to regularly assess your attitude to risk and ensure your money is invested wisely.
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Workplace Pension And Saving For Your Retirement

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What is The Workplace Pension?

You may have started to see the TV adverts with the big fluffy monster, called The Workplace Pension. He wanders around and is ignored by those he meets. You may have even wondered what it was all about!

A workplace pension is a system of saving for your retirement. Under the Pensions Act 2008 every employer must create a pension scheme that both the employee and employer contribute to. Read more