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01 May 2019
Age is merely a number – just like a mortgage
It’s a frustration for those in or near retirement that some lenders won’t even entertain their property ambitions – just because they are deemed as too old. Well, that’s not the case for us.
19 Mar 2019
Never mind the first-timers, what about last-timers?
The kids are revolting. Well, sometimes they are but these days they are mostly actively engaging in revolt rather than just being silent, misunderstood and slothful.
15 Feb 2019
The Bank of Mum and Dad can be great, but beware the potholes
There is a tried and trusted phrase used widely by the military. It states: “The first casualty of any contact with the enemy - is the plan.”
28 Jan 2019
Happy Blue Monday now go home and count your wealth
You’re all miserable blighters, apparently.
25 Jan 2019
How to be fair to all of your children
2019 may promise many changes but one thing that won’t be one of them is the need for the Bank of Mum and Dad to help their children on to the housing ladder. But how do you be fair to all of them?
16 Jan 2019
Can I get my house deposit money back if my child splits with their partner?
The Bank of Mum and Dad is equivalent of a top ten mortgage lender, but what happens to the money if the relationship breaks down?
04 Dec 2018
The return of the 100 per cent mortgage?
The ‘Big One-0’ – the 100 per cent mortgage is associated with those times where everything seemed flash.
06 Nov 2018
Marry me – or pay the tax
Famous examples of this perverse law at play are both positive and negative – as defined by the 20th century Harvard sociologist Robert K Merton (who also, interestingly, defined the Self-Fulfilling and -Defeating Prophesy).
29 Oct 2018
Enter stage right the personal finance robot
It was bound to happen sooner rather than later.
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03 Oct 2018
Thanks Mum & Dad, we love you
For those who do not know London, Camberwell, at the eastern end of Southwark Borough, has for many years been rather forgotten by the gentrification that has been enjoyed by its near neighbours, Brixton and Peckham.
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