Finance First

Pensions

When do you want to retire and how much income will you need?

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Protection

How much cash would your family need to maintain their current lifestyle if you die prematurely?

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Investments

Are you making the best use of any spare capital or surplus income?

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Mortgages

A mortgage is likely to be the single largest financial commitment you ever make. There's a wide range of mortgage products out there, with varying interest rates and repayment options available.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR ANY OTHER DEBT SECURED ON IT.


An offset mortgage enables you to use your savings to reduce your mortgage balance and the interest you pay on it.
Remortgaging means switching your mortgage to another deal with another lender. Most people remortgage because their existing deal has ended.
Second charge loans can be secured against residential or Buy to Let properties.
These are mortgages suited to people building a new home. With a self build mortgage, money is released in stages as the build progresses.
A bridging loan is taken out to ‘bridge’ the gap between the purchase of a new property and the sale of an existing one.
These types of mortgages are designed for property investors and private landlords, who do not intend to live in the purchased property.
Before you choose a specific deal, you need to decide what type of mortgage is the most appropriate for your needs.
Equity release can help people release cash (equity) in their homes for a particular purpose, like supplementing retirement income.
People buying their first home often have specific needs when it comes to finding a mortgage. A range of mortgages exists specifically for this market sector.
With options for overpayment and payment ‘holidays’, a flexible mortgage can make the traditional 25-year British mortgage look rather old-fashioned.
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