Protection: Why you should always be covered amid a cost-of-living crisis

Protection insurance is severely undervalued by thousands of people across the UK. Often seen as an unnecessary expense – there are a vast number of people living in this country who are yet to take out a protection plan and therefore remain unprepared should they lose their income or worse – their life. With a cost-of-living crisis currently causing panic for many, it’s so important to stay covered even when you’re looking to cut costs elsewhere. Despite common misconceptions surrounding how often providers pay out, tougher times make protecting your family should anything happen to you even more vital.

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Holiday lets: are they worth it?

If you’ve ever considered investing in a second property, you may have already thought about holiday lets. With the popularity of staycations on the rise, now could be a better time than ever to get into the game. The ability to make some extra cash while also maintaining the possibility of enjoying the property yourself is an attractive prospect for many – and with summer just around the corner, we thought now would be a great time to start the conversation.

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How to improve your mortgage affordability

With affordability tests being revised in the wake of the cost-of-living crisis currently happening in the UK, many prospective buyers are looking for ways to improve their chances at securing the best possible mortgage for them. With house prices still at a high, improving your affordability can be a great way of increasing your chances of securing a mortgage – especially for first time buyers looking to raise a deposit for their first home. In this article, we take a look at the most effective ways you can improve your affordability.

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