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Guarantor Loans: The How, What and Why?

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What are guarantor loans?

 

This type of loan is unsecured but the borrower must have someone to act as a guarantor. The guarantor will be responsible for repayment of the loan if the borrower cannot pay. A guarantor loan is not like a short term loan; guarantor interest rates are a lot lower and you won’t be charged any arrangement fees for this type of loan. Read More »


Comparing loan products online – the benefits of informed decisions

Deciding to take out a loan is a big step, and there is a lot to do before people are ready to choose the right product for them. There are so many options out there that it can be extremely confusing, with the financial services industry at times seemingly designed to be alienating and hard to navigate. Read More »


Explained: The “Guarantor Loan Trap” Myth

Guarantor loans are a common form of lending used in the UK today, but increasingly, questions are being asked about whether they should be subject to more regulation. Read More »


Are 50% of Brits at risk of a cash emergency?

Half of British families have less than two months’ salary saved and would face major financial pressures if an unexpected cash emergency was to occur, new research from Lloyds Bank suggests. Read More »


How stable is your personal finance?

Regulators are increasingly subjecting banks to ‘stress-tests’ to examine how their financial reserves could stand up during a crisis. This week, the Wall Street Journal came up with a test for applying the same criteria to your personal finances. The test is designed to see how your household could cope with a sudden financial shock, such as job loss, a car being written off, or a large domestic bill such as roof repair. If you’re ready to give it a go, ask yourself these questions: Read More »


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