How to work out your personal risk of ill health, and why it matters

Unexpected health issues can leave you and your family facing financial difficulty. Here’s how a brand-new tool can help you work out what your personal risk is.

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Expanding the services you can benefit from – here’s the Altura review of 2022

It’s been another busy and positive year at Altura. Read about the new services you can access and how we’re improving our service in our review of 2022.

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Want to release equity from your home? The pros and cons of downsizing and equity release

When it comes to later in life, your home is likely to be one of your biggest assets. So, what do you do when your children have flown the nest,

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Should you choose a fixed or tracker mortgage rate? Here are the pros and cons

More than half of all borrowers will see their fixed-rate mortgage deal end in the next three years. That’s the recent conclusion of research published by Mortgage Solutions that suggests

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3 practical tips for switching your mortgage if your deal is coming to an end

One of the consequences of rising inflation and the chancellor’s “mini-Budget” is that interest rates in the UK are likely to rise further over the next few months. With the

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What the “mini-Budget” fallout means for your mortgage

With a new prime minister having taken office last month, the government has started to announce its plans for stimulating the UK economy during the cost of living crisis. Kwasi

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The parents’ guide to paying for university and student loans

If your child will be going to university this year or is planning to further their education in the future, you undoubtedly feel proud. However, you may also worry about

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First-time buyers pay more than £40,000 for a home than before the pandemic

If you, or a loved one, is planning to buy their first home, they can expect to pay £40,000 more for a property than they did before the pandemic. That’s

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The pros and cons of student buy-to-let (and the 10 best places to be a student landlord)

Going to university remains a hugely popular choice for many students. According to official government data, there were around 750,000 applications for full-time undergraduate places in 2021 – a new

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Guide: Your complete guide to buy-to-let

Buy-to-let properties can provide an additional income stream and help you to support your goals. As a result, becoming a landlord is something you may have thought about. For example,

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