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CAB will offer advice by podcast

Citizens Advice Bureau and YouthNet have joined forces to provide money advice to 16 to 25 year olds online and via podcasts, audio content and mobile phones.

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5,000 brokers use Trigold online seminars

Trigold says nearly 5,000 brokers have made use of its online interactive training system. The online training seminars were launched last year and use technology to send out a live demonstration of Trigold technology.The online seminars address introduce Trigold software, credit reporting, AVM and value reports, secured loans, E-trading and insurance and conveyancing. The technology […]

It’s wise to call clients home owners

About a week ago I conducted a telephone interview with Toni Moss in the US. Moss, who prefers to describe herself as a Texan rather than an American, is the driving force behind a pan-European conference on mortgage servicing called EuropeServicing. It will take place on April 28 and 29 at the British Film Institute in London.

Wowing and wooing on Budget day

Michael Coogan is convinced that chancellor Alistair Darling’s forthcoming Budget will be the most exciting one for years

Sub-prime slump claims sales jobs at Freedom

Freedom Finance has axed 14 em-ployees in response to a downturn in sub-prime lending.This follows the culling of 40 jobs at Freedom and subsidiary Mortgage Next at the end of November.The recent job losses affected 11 field sales advisers and three field sales managers.Richard Beaumont, managing di-rector of the Cheshire-based brokerage, says: “At a conservative […]

Time for a new approach to asset allocation

Trevor Greetham, RLAM’s head of multi asset, introduces the recentlylaunched RL GMAPs. Asset allocation has become an increasingly difficult challenge for investors and advisers in the years since the financial crisis. Sometimes violent price swings in stock and commodity markets coupled with the collapse in the rate of interest on bonds have made it harder […]

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