Factors affecting your credit score
Find out about the different factors that could have an effect – positive or negative – on your credit report, and the steps you can take to improve your score.Read More
10 steps to improving your credit score
Most lenders will check your credit report before they decide to accept your loan application and lend to you. We have ten simple steps to help you improve your credit score.Read More
How to keep track of your credit score
Your credit score can affect a number of things, including buying a house. Learn how to check your credit score, and more about the factors that can alter it.Read More
How does credit score affect borrowing?
Find out what impact your credit score could be having on your ability to borrow.Read More
How to borrow with bad credit
Having a bad credit history doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t borrow. We explain what lenders will look for and how you can borrow with a bad credit score.Read More
Remortgaging with bad credit
Remortgaging can be a great way to free up some money, but if you have bad credit, is it worth trying? Find out with our guide.Read More
Correcting an error on your credit report
Find out what you should do if you find a mistake on your credit report, as well as the consequences it can have on your finances if you don’t take action.Read More
What is a county court judgement?
Learn more about the definition of a County Court Judgment (CCJ), what to do if you’ve been issued one, and how long a CCJ stays on your record.Read More
Hard vs soft credit checks
When considering a loan application, a lender will perform a credit check. There are two different kinds: hard and soft. Here we discuss the differences and how they may affect you.Read More
How to check your credit history
Your credit history plays a huge part in managing your finances. Here’s a guide to ensuring you stay in control of your credit history.Read More
Applying for credit for the first time
If you’re a new borrower looking to take out your first loan or credit card, find out how you can get a first-time loan, even with no credit history.Read More
What to do if you’re refused credit
If your loan application has been rejected, you might wonder why it might have happened. Read our short and simple guide to help you bounce back.Read More
How to Rebuild Your Credit Rating
Declaring yourself bankrupt is a tough decision, but sometimes it is the best way to deal with financial difficulties. One of the immediate impacts is on your ability to obtain credit. However, while your credit score will certainly take a considerable hit, there are ways of repairing it.Read More
How to understand your credit report
Improve your knowledge on how lenders check your credit report before making decisions. As well as finding out what can impact your credit rating, gain some useful tips on how to ensure you have a successful report.Read More
How to Improve Your Credit Rating
Working out how credit ratings work is no easy feat. So how can you find out more about your credit rating – and more importantly, improve it?Read More
Finance jargon explained
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Three steps to become debt free
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What you need to know before remortgaging
Property values, the market and people's personal circumstances change. In certain conditions, it ma...
How to Improve Your Credit Rating
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Effective Money Saving Techniques
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Mortgage Jargon Buster & Glossary
If you’re applying for a mortgage then you will no doubt have to battle with the jargon that comes w...