Archive for July, 2007

Are You Paying Too Much For Your Mortgage Protection?

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ít Get Ripped-off

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007 which offers UK
residents the finance to buy a UK based holiday home. The site
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the process for buying a UK Holiday Home

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Are Medical Loans The Answer To Affordable Medical Treatment?

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

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Adverse Credit Loans – The Facts

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Adverse credit loans are not all that easy to find. Many
lenders avoid loaning money to people with less than perfect
credit. They prefer to minimize their risks and only lend to
those who have a proven credit track record. There are some
lenders, though, who specialize in adverse credit lending. These
lenders are often called sub prime.

There are many sub prime lenders, but some of them are simply
out to make money. These lenders will charge outrageous fees and
interest rates just solely make money off the deal. For every
bad lender, though, a person can find a reasonable one. It is
true that any adverse credit loan is going to come with high

It is very important when looking for adverse credit loans that
a person pays special attention to the terms. Some things to
look out for are:

– Missed payment penalties. These should be reasonable fees and
a person should especially look for a lender who is quick to
seize assets upon a missed payment.

– Redemption payments. What these are is to prevent the
borrower from paying back the mortgage too soon or going to
another lender. All sub prime loans will have them. This is to
ensure the lender makes money on the loan. However, the
redemption payments should not last for more than two years.

– Interest rates. As mentioned, adverse credit loans will carry
much higher interest rates than an average loan. They should not
be too extreme, though.

Once you have found an adverse credit loan you will need to do
everything possible to ensure you get approved. This involves
making sure you provide all of the requested documentation. It
also does not hurt to bring proof of any open, good standing
accounts you may have that do not report to the credit bureaus,
like rent and utility receipts. These may end up helping you get
the loan.

Adverse credit loans are not the easiest to get. Lenders do not
always feel comfortable giving money to someone who has proved
they do not like to pay back their debts. Sub prime lenders are
the best place to look. It is not wise, though, to simply go
with the first lender who offers a deal. A person should shop
around and be choosy even though their choices may be limited.

Having bad credit does not mean a person should be taking
advantage of. After all, a person with bad credit is likely to
be unable to afford high fees and rates, so banks who push the
limits on these things are not looking out for the good of the
borrower but rather the good of their own pocketbooks. Adverse
credit loans should help a borrower, not hurt them.

For this reason anyone with adverse credit should try and
approach a number of different lenders and brokers and compare
the offerings of each. The world of adverse lending is a
competitive one, so if you do enough shopping around you should
be able to secure yourself a reasonable rate and not pay to
higher fees.

About The Author: James Copper is a mortgage broker with over
30 years experience. He works for as an
adverse credit loan advisor. In his spare time he writes on all
things financial.

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Manage Your Finances – Get A Low Debt Consolidation Loan Rate

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

No one wants to see their family hurt by their own mistakes and
parents in particular, tend to do everything to avoid causing
their children grief. Unfortunately, when debt spirals out of
control and the monthly payments become increasingly difficult
to make, radical measures are often considered. However, rather
than selling up and moving to a cheaper neighborhood, pulling
your children out of school or college or doing anything else to
disturb your family’s equilibrium, you can consolidate your
debts into one loan at a low debt consolidation loan rate. This
one action could free up enough money every month to make a
significant difference.

You can save a lot of money on interest charges simply by
combining your current debts into a loan that has a low debt
consolidation loan rate. Not only will your monthly payments
decrease (possibly very substantially), you will save thousands
of dollars over the loan term, have the convenience of only one
payment, and have the guarantee of being debt free at the end of
the term of the loan (if you use a fixed term loan to

There are different ways you can solve your financial problems
by benefiting from low debt consolidation loan rates. Home
equity loans can give you highly competitive interest rates if
you have adequate equity in your home. The only risk is that
your home is security for the loan and if you default the lender
can foreclose. You need to be honest with yourself about your
payment history and likelihood of paying late. If you are
consolidating debt to avoid family upheaval, you certainly don’t
want to lose your house because of a missed payment.

An unsecured personal loan is the most popular consolidation
option, offering a lower debt consolidation loan rate than the
average credit card and line of credit. Most family debt
problems are caused by high credit card balances and lines of
credit, both at high commercial rates. Multiple monthly payments
on different loans can add up to a lot of money and place a lot
of stress on every member of your family, but particularly you
and your partner.

However, as soon as you have combined all your credit cards and
debts into one loan at a lower debt consolidation rate, you will
be relieved of an enormous amount of stress. You will be finally
in a position to move out of the red and into the black. The
monthly and long term savings from debt consolidation will help
you take back control of your finances. If you are wise and
cancel all your credit cards and any lines of credit once you
have paid out their balances, you will be out of debt at the end
of the loan term and the whole process will have been painless.

With such an easy solution to your problems readily available,
why continue to suffer? The ball’s in your court.

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Bring Order To Your Finances With A Personal Debt Consolidation Loan

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

There comes a time in your life when you will find that you are
caught neck deep in debt. Look at all the cash you can easily
borrow and spend – there are credit cards for the asking,
personal loans, home loans, you ask for it and the money is bang
on the table. And, given the ease of so much available money,
anyone can get carried away and go on a spending binge. Even
you. And then debt piles up. And troubles begin.

Once money has been spent, the payback clock starts ticking and
if you have taken multiple loans, then you will naturally have
to pay multiple installments. And there’s a high chance of
anyone with multiple loans getting into a situation where he
cannot pay back his loans. And, if you can’t pay back your loans
comfortably, your credit ratings will be downgraded and when
that happens, no one will be willing to lend money to you at a
lower rate of interest.

And that is where personal debt consolidation loans come in.
They get rid of your burden by giving you a low interest loan
that sets you free from your debt trap and helps you get a grip
on your finances.

Personal debt consolidation loans are loans that consolidate
all your high interest debts (credit card, personal loans, etc.)
and give you a loan – at a lower rate of interest – to pay them
off, thereby reducing your monthly cash outflow and leaving you
with enough cash for running your house.

Advantages of personal debt consolidation loans

1. These loans put your mind at ease because they replace a
higher outflow with a lower, more manageable one.

2. They simplify your debt by reducing the number of bills you
have to pay every month to just one.

3. These loans are given for a longer period of time and hence
the payouts are small and in tune with what you earn every

4. If your personal debt consolidation loan is secured by your
home, then the rate of interest is much lower than an unsecured
consolidation loan.

5. They help you rebuild your credit history, if you pay their
installments in time.

6. The biggest advantage of these loans is that they kind of
get you out of a mess: out of a hole you have dug for yourself.
And that’s worth a lot in both monetary and non-monetary terms.

Sure, a personal debt consolidation loan will help you reduce
your debt and make life hassle-free (financially), but you need
discipline and commitment when it comes to paying back the loan
– you just cannot afford to go back to your old ways of being a

There are a whole lot of companies who offer personal debt
consolidation loans and it is up to you to choose the loan that
is right for you. If you already have a financial advisor, then
it would help things if you could take his opinion about the
loan you are planning to take. So, if you are stuck in debt, go
right ahead and take a personal debt consolidation loan and get
rid of all the financial irritants that are causing you a pain
in the neck.

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Standard Variable Rate Mortgages

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Following the increase in interest rates on 5 July by 0.25% it
is widely expected that most lenders will increase their
standard variable mortgage rate by at least the same amount and
indeed some have already done so. But what is a standard
variable rate (svr) and how does it affect you?

The svr is typically the rate of interest that you would be
charged by a lender if you were not on a “special deal”. The
rate of interest varies and normally moves up and down in line
with movements in the Bank of England base rate. This means that
if you have a mortgage which is based on a svr your mortgage
payments will fluctuate from time to time. However, if you took
out a two- year fixed rate mortgage this is, by definition, not
the lender’s standard variable rate. The fixed rate will apply
for the two year period and after that the lender would normally
charge you their standard variable rate.

Most people would normally then be better off if they could get
another “special deal”. At the time of writing (10 July 2007)
standard variable rates are moving to in excess of 7.5% whereas
you can still get fixed rate mortgages at less than 7.0%.

Many people are on svr mortgages because they have simply never
thought to re-mortgage. They have not looked to see whether the
lender that gave them the good deal two, three or five years ago
is still giving them a good deal now that they are not on the
rate they originally got.

The simple way to check that you are still getting a good deal
is to use a mortgage comparison site. This will show you what
the best deal available happens to be =96 it is better to check
this than to just hope that it is the current mortgage that you

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Are You Thinking Of Taking Out A Second Property Mortgage?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

Buying a second property with the idea of letting it can
benefit you in two major ways. The first of course is that if
you have done your homework correctly then it can bring in a
substantial income. The second is that there is a long term
accumulation of capital growth associated with them.

However when it comes to taking out a second property mortgage
there are many pitfalls that you can come across and you need to
have some knowledge on the subject if you are to avoid stumbling
into one of them.

Second property mortgages generally aren’t as simple to arrange
as the normal first mortgage and many factors have to be given
some serious consideration if you are to get off on the right
footing. While you can search for and deal with your second
property mortgage yourself, this isn’t the advisable way to go
or the best. The best way to go is by choosing a specialist
broker, this ensures that you will get the best deal that is
currently available as the broker does all the hard work of
searching for you.

However you should also bear in mind that buying a second
property with the intention of turning it into an income is not
easy. When you consider this option it is often far more risky
than other investments, it can be very time consuming and is
complicated even with the help of a mortgage broker. But on
saying this it can be a very rewarding experience financially
over the long term, providing you are willing to wait to start
reaping the benefits.

When taking out a second property mortgage one of the biggest
considerations that you will have to take into account is your
primary objective for the property. When it comes to letting the
property you will have to know if the main objective is for
capital growth or income. In plain English this means are you
seeking to get an income on a month to month basis or looking to
gain from increased equity over a period of time?

You should have course taken into consideration the fact that
besides the monthly mortgage repayments you will also have other
out goings to pay, additional costs include the upkeep of the
property, legal insurance and insurance such as contents and
building and replacing furnishings and appliances.

As you can see owning a second property to gain an income is
complex and this is more than enough reason why you should
choose a specialist broker to take care of the mortgage part of
the venture.

About The Author: Sean Horton is a Director of Holiday Let
Mortgages ( which offers UK
residents the finance to buy a UK based holiday home. The site
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Debt Consolidation Loans Primer

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

A debt consolidation loan is a loan that is taken out to pay
off existing debts. What this loan essentially does is take all
the debt a persons owes and consolidate it into one single
payment. There are many choices in debt consolidation loans. The
type of debt consolidation loan a person chooses basically is
determined by their situation.

If a person owns their home they can take out a loan on their
home equity for debt consolidation purposes. This is probably
the easiest option. The banks like that they get collateral for
the loan and are likely to loan the money easily. However, the
risk is that should the borrower not pay the loan their home is
at risk for being seized and sold to pay the debt.

Another type of debt consolidation loan is an unsecured
personal loan. This option is not going to be the easiest. A
person should have fairly good credit to get this type of loan.
Lenders will see this as a high risk loan and so the interest
rates could be rather high.

If a borrower chooses this option they need to be very careful
that the new interest rates do not make the payment too high.
They do not want to end up paying more per month then they would
to simply pay each individual debt.

The last option is going through a debt consolidation company.
These companies will negotiate with the lenders to reduce the
amount due or reduce the payments that want each month. The debt
consolidation company then assumes the responsibility for your
debts getting paid.

The borrower then pays the company to pay the debts off. These
companies charge fees for their services. Again, it is wise to
make sure that in the end using a company like this is not going
to be more expensive then simply paying the debts off

Debt consolidation loans should always lessen the burden of
debt. If consolidating ends up costing more than the actual
debts then it really is not worth it. However, if consolidating
is the only way to keep debts under control then a little extra
cost would be worth saving a future bad credit score.

A person should really take everything into consideration to
ensure they are doing the right thing by choosing a debt
consolidation loan. They should not ump into it but rather take
their time and make sure they figure out all options and choose
the one that is the nest for them.

Debt consolidation can be a great way to keep your debt from
causing problems with your credit, but it should not cause
further issues so care should be taken to make sure that it
handled in the best way possible.

Depending on your personal situation it might be advisable to
seek some impartial advice. There are many options available to
you, each will carry its own benefits and negatives.

For example if you are a homeowner with equity in your property
and in employment, and your debts consist of credit cards,
personal loans and alike then a secured loan could be fastest
and cheapest way to clear your debts off.

However if you are a non homeowner on low income and have a
large number of credit card debts and alike then you may need to
seek bankruptcy or an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA).
But these are big decisions to make and it is hard to choose the
right option until you fully understand the mechanics of each

About The Author: James Copper is a mortgage broker with over
30 years experience. He works for as a
debt consolidation loans advisor. In his spare time he writes on
all things finance and investment related.

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No Teletrack Payday Loans: Loans For People With Bad Credit

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

Payday loans are now the most viable options undertaken by most
people who are experiencing financial emergencies. It is a
short-term loan that intends to handle an urgent need for cash
until their subsequent payday. This new system of lending
doesn’t involve a credit check which is a very good privilege
for debtors with bad credit. Application for this kinds of loans
are usually done online just over the internet. What makes this
loaning convenient is the promptness of the depositing of money
into the debtors bank account which is approximately 24 hours or
sometimes even less.

To explain further Teletrack is a method that is employed to
examine the applicant’s credit history and checking account.
This system exposes to the loan agency the applicant’s flaw in
his credit history such as outstanding checks in opposition to
current loans, any imminent court judgments, files for
bankruptcy and any other related problems with the credit
history. These loan agencies don’t have the exigency to
authenticate the information imparted by the prospective
borrowers since payday loans do not encompass large sum of money
other than the fact that these are only short-term loans.

Payday loan agencies suggest instant cash advance for a
temporary period, typically ranging from 2-3 weeks. In
comparison to traditional loan companies, payday loan agencies
offer higher interest rates in order to give a faster service
and to cover any risk that may be encountered in the procedure.

Applying for a no teletrack payday loan

The only thing needed is to accomplish a form containing
personal data, employment facts and selected bank account of the
borrower. Some lenders who offer no teletrack payday loans
obligate the borrower to fax some documents like: the most
recent paycheck, a copy of the driver’s license or a banks
statement or an electricity bill. In order to be eligible for
this kind of loan you must be a US citizen over 18 years of age
and must be a full employee of a certain company. Some lenders
obligate that you should be employed with the identical firm for
the past 6 months. Others require a minimum monthly income of $
1,000 with all the taxes already deducted. These loans also
necessitate checking or savings account that has a debit
service. Since the process is apparently easy and simple that
checking you credit rating is uncalled-for therefore giving you
a probability of almost 100% to be approved.

As soon as you application is approved you can immediately and
directly get your money transferred into your checking account.
In lieu of these no teletrack payday loans, you won’t have to
worry about rigid timings because everything is subject to your
decision. Not to mention that you can take advantage of applying
for it at perfectly any time you would want to.

Issues on repayment

Repayment of your loan is indicated on your application form
but usually it’s the time when you get to accept your next
paycheck. The lending companies instantly debit the fund and the
fee from your account. In the event that you would need more
time to repay your loan, you can always ask for an extension few
days preceding the automatic debit. Early payment though is
advised so as not to accumulate any added fees. This kind of
loan could be a savior but also a burden if not paid on time.

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