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Mortgages

What is a mortgage? You borrow money against a property asset, pay interest on the loan and pay it back over a period of agreed time. What impacts on the mortgage? • The different...

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Overseas mortgages

Overseas mortgages You can arrange your overseas mortgage either through a UK bank or an international lender. One option is by re-mortgaging your UK home to buy the overseas property outright. Whether you should...

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What’s your personal AF stroke risk?

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common heart rhythm disorder associated with deadly and debilitating consequences including heart failure, stroke, poor mental health, reduced quality of life and death. Apparently between 100,000 and 200,000 people...

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Unit & Calorie Calculator

If you want to know what’s in your drinks? Enter a few details about what you drank and their unit and calorie calculator works out the number of alcohol units and calories you consumed....

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What is Pension Drawdown (a quick summary)?

Pension Drawdown is a way of taking your pension benefits, usually from age 55 onwards, without buying an annuity. The fund stays invested and your returns are dependent basically on any investment growth and...

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Types of life insurance

Generally there are two reasons people take out the protection of life insurance: • Paying off loans and debts such as your mortgage • For family protection, where it leaves money for your family...

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International money transfers

Money transfers – choosing the wrong option for a currency exchange can be costly, so it’s good to be aware of the options. Transferring money between banks accounts in any one country is generally...

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What is a SIPP

A Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) is an approved personal pension scheme, which allows you to make your own investment decisions from the full range of investments approved by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). SIPPs...