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Horsing Around

There are already some potential logos for the new ber- lender floating around cyberspace.

For all those sick of Howard, the man who used to ominously ask “Who gives you extra?” you haven’t seen the last of him.

Mole was tickled pink by this pic, which features him doing his best Lone Ranger impression.

Hi ho credit crunch!

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Brokers offered 10% commission

An IFA firm has launched an unregulated investment product offering brokers with high net worth clients commissions of up to 10%.

GEMHL reassures brokers

GE Money Home Lending has confirmed it is here to stay and has no intentions of exiting the specialist mortgage market, after dramatically increasing its rates yesterday.

Equity release thriving in crunch

The housing market is slowing and new mortgage volumes are falling – it’s a story we are familiar with, but the equity release market is thriving. Safe Home Income Plan’s Q2 figures, which came out this week, demonstrate how equity release is resisting the credit crunch with a 14% increase in business – an encouraging scenario considering the current economic climate.

Panorama to tackle the credit crunch

The BBC has torn up its original script for Monday night’s Panorama and will instead run a special edition entitled How Safe is your Money? following the turmoil in the financial markets.

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