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One of my favourite sites at the moment apart from Twitter – I am now
following Richard Bacon & Stephen Fry, go figure – is the wonderful
cashquestions.com where you can go to ask questions about, well, all
things financial.

The UK mortgage massacre

Statistics released yesterday by the Council of Mortgage Lenders showed
that mortgage lending in 2008 was at it’s lowest ebb since 1974.

England faces one million housing shortage by 2010

The former chief executive of Barratt Developments has warned that England faces a housing shortage of one million homes by 2010.David Pretty, chairman of the New Homes Marketing Board, claims that the housing shortfall is headed for “dangerously high” levels.He says: “The reality is that we are forming households at the rate of around 230,000 […]

MPs miss the point but boost their egos

There was something faintly ironic about four of the previously most powerful men in the banking industry being chastised on the naughty step by a group of MPs last week.

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