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Why things could get a whole lot worse for London’s first time buyers

  By Iona Bain   PIC from http://www.pinterest.com/TiffGrantRiley/ If you thought London’s house prices were already out of reach for first time buyers, things could get a whole lot worse. The Building Societies Association reckons that new lending caps brought … Continue reading

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Can building societies help to educate youngsters about money?

The Building Societies Association asked me to look at whether the mutual sector will help to deliver the education curriculum mooted by the government earlier this year – here’s my verdict   Iona Bain It was an announcement made four … Continue reading


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Going…going…gone! You have to act quick if you want to earn free money

Young savers need to be speedy if they want to earn free money for switching their current account – genuinely good deals don’t hang around for long by Iona Bain So I knew that the Co-op were onto something last … Continue reading

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