Property repossessions and arrears at a six year low
Low interest rates mean fewer homeowners are struggling to keep up with their mortgage repayments
13 November 2014
Repossessions lowest since credit crunch began
8,200 properties were repossessed between July and September this year, the lowest in a single quarter since 2007
8 November 2012
Home repossessions fall, but future less rosy
The number of home repossessions has fallen to its lowest level in a year and-a-half despite the toughening economy
9 August 2012
Mortgage rescue scheme comes up short
A government scheme to help people avoid losing their homes assisted fewer than half as many as expected at three times the cost
25 May 2011
Home repossessions up 15%
Some 9,100 properties were taken by mortgage lenders during the first quarter of 2011
12 May 2011
Repossessions lowest for over two years
14 September 2010
Home repossessions down but we're 'not out of the woods'
12 August 2010
Home repossessions at 14-year high
11 February 2010
Repossession protection plan announced by Government
5 February 2010
Repossession loophole to be closed by Government
29 December 2009
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Waitrose shakes up loyalty card terms to prevent shoppers stacking two newspaper offers together to get bigger discounts21 June 2021Waitrose has shaken up its terms and conditions to prevent shoppers with a daily, weekly or weekend newspaper subscription from using their MyWaitrose card in the same transaction. It means shoppers can no longer stack the two schemes together to get a bigger discount on their shop.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home, Sainsbury's and Wilko branded cat food recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease21 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
21 June 2021Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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