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True grit

Mortgage Strategy hacks and hackettes were keeping a low profile last week with all the riots in London over the G20 summit. Acting editor Robert Thickett decided a trip to Moorgate to see a presentation from Legal & General was not the safest place to be while being suited and booted in his favourite pinstriped suit.

True gentleman that he is, Thickett, claiming a heavy workload, sent plucky online editor Natalie Martin into the firing line. Luckily she came back in one piece, but Thickett soon discovered that hell hath no fury like a woman seconded.


BuildStore calls for self-build funding boost

Self-build specialist BuildStore is calling for more funding from lenders to help meet the demand for self-build, which would pull construction workers out of the dole queue.

Clients don’t want nasty surprises

Not many of us like it when we’re taken by surprise, and booking flights with a certain budget airline recently I was astounded to be hit with a £57 credit card fee at the end of the transaction.

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A downhill stroll?

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has recently published new research, which once again demonstrates how the prospect of retirement is changing for older workers.


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