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Nemo rumoured to have won Argos contract

Nemo Personal Finance is believed to have fought of rivals to become Argos main business partner for secured loans.

Central Trust is also rumoured to have been appointed as a secondary partner and will get a percentage of the leads.

Argos did offer the loans through FirstPlus until it pulled out of the secured loan market in August.

Nemo would not comment as to whether it had been successful, while Argos says it is still making a decision.


FSA censures Coventry broker

The Financial Services Authority has censured Mohammed Habib for failing to ensure his customers received suitable advice.

TCF helps brokers with self-cert sales

As I was extensively quoted in Mortgage Strategy’s recent feature on self-cert mortgages I thought I should definitively state my views on the subject.

Labour sidesteps the biggest issue

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – the so-called mortgage rescue plan announced by the government last week was a wasted opportunity. A year-long Stamp Duty holiday for loans up to £175,000 is little more than a political sticking plaster. All this proposal will generate are more media headlines.

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