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Financial tips for the world of work

"If you’ve recently graduated, or just finished your gap year and are about to start a new job, it’s time to start thinking about financial matters. Here are six things you need to know about money as you enter the world of work."

Mortgage application process is the biggest hurdle when buying a house

Nearly 1 in 4 homeowners think so. But checking your mortgage eligibility could help make your mortgage journey easier.

Mortgages - to fix or not to fix after the rate rise?

Fixed rate mortgages are the most widely used type of loan. Should you choose to fix after the base rate rise?

What is Open Banking?

Open Banking is a scheme which means that all banks in the UK now allow you to share your financial data with other banks or start-up firms, provided they're authorised.

Improving your credit score

A higher credit score means companies see you as a lower risk, so you’re more likely to be approved for credit.

Six things you didn't know about shared finances

There are some common misconceptions about financial associations. For example just sharing an address with someone doesn’t link you financially.

Phishing and smishing

Phishing is one of the most common types of scams. It’s thought 30% of all phishing messages get opened by targeted users.

Six money mistakes

When it comes to financial matters, there are plenty of habits that could make us significantly worse off.

Mortgage jargon buster

Taking out a mortgage is a big financial commitment, so it’s important to be clear on all the technical terms.

How to spot rental fraud

It’s a scam where a victim is tricked into paying an upfront fee to rent a property. Do you know the warning signs?

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