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UK house prices grow at slowest rate in five years

House prices in the UK have grown at their slowest rate in five years this month, with London remaining the weakest market as stretched household finances and continued economic uncertainty kept buyers away. The growth in the price of houses slowed to 2% this month, down from 2.4% in May according to Nationwide’s monthly house…

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Ten things you need to know about car finance

Approximately four out of every five new cars in the UK are ‘bought’ using finance, rather than being purchased outright. With 2.5. million new car registrations last year, that means 2 million of them are obtained by people paying monthly installments. Despite the remarkable rise of car finance in the past few years, a lot…

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Home insurance premiums have risen 7.6% this year

Claims associated with the ‘Beast from the East’ blamed for the rise in premiums – which have increased at three times the inflation rate. The cost of home insurance has increased by 7.6% in the year up to April 2018, according to new data from Consumer Intelligence. The increase – more than triple the inflation…

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