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Six changes to make for Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a UK wide initiative to reduce the amount of single use plastics we're using to create a cleaner world for us all to live in.

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How to save money for Christmas

Planning ahead now can give you a more affordable Christmas. Starting early, setting small and regular amounts aside and setting yourself a budget are all important when it comes to budgeting for Christmas time.

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What is stamp duty - and do I have to pay it?

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is the tax you pay when you buy a house. First time buyers are exempt from this tax up to £500,000.

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The hidden costs of moving house

A house-buyers' list of what might cost you extra cash up front, which you might not be told about at the start of your journey.

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Nine steps to getting on the property ladder

Buying your first home can seem daunting but we’re here to help with a selection of handy guides and nine steps to take in order to get you onto the property ladder!

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No Mortgage Stress - Margaret

Relationship break-ups are never easy, especially when there is property involved, as Margaret Stone found out during her recent divorce.

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#LoveMyLISA Martin and Kimberley

Dad-of-two Mark Crowley isn’t in the age demographic to take out a Lifetime ISA (LISA) himself but he’s certainly a big fan of the account, particularly the role it has played in helping both his son and daughter onto the property ladder.

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6 essential questions every first-time buyer needs to ask

6 simple but important questions you need to ask before applying for a mortgage.

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Five ways to reduce mortgage appointment anxiety

Jade talks about her top tips on dealing with anxiety when it comes to a mortgage appointment.

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How to earn more interest on your savings

Savings interest is calculated throughout the year in many cases so you could earn a few extra pounds in the process by saving on a regular basis.

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