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Societies donated 5.8m last year

The Building Societies Association has revealed that 5.8m was donated to various causes through affinity accounts in 2005. The figure comes from the first research conducted into affinity accounts.

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Edeus tipped to launch 650 deals on sourcing systems

It is hotly tipped that edeus will have 650 products that will all sit on both sourcing systems when the lender launches on September 14. Mystery still surrounds the details of these products, but one source says edeus is expected to have a whopping 650 products. Martin Reynolds, director of corporate accounts at the lender, […]

When it comes to freedom, Ireland leaves England without a leg to stand on

By Godfrey Furlong Having just got back from a fortnight’s sailing off Cork I hollered good and loud at the response given by Sue Clarkke, head of marketing at new kid on the block lender edeus, to the silly wailings of some vapid fraulein from the organisation Object which apparently railed against the objectification of […]

A&L extends specialist mortgage range

Alliance & Leicester is extending its current range of specialist mortgages. The new mortgage range is available immediately and includes a buy-to-let product with rental cover of 115% required at product pay rate on three-year fixed and three-year tracker products. It also offers a two-year buy-to-let tracker at 4.94% with a maximum LTV of 75% […]

How the base rate rise ruined my day

Quite a few brokers will join me in having egg on their faces following the surprise decision by the Monetary Policy Committee to raise the base rate. This is my story.

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Generation Rent

By Denise Wond, Marketing Relationship Manager, Royal London We’ve heard a great deal about Generation Rent in recent years but what does it actually mean for consumers and advisers and has the face of the typical renter changed? The picture is certainly more diverse than it used to be Homeownership has fallen to 64 per […]

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