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Stress testing your buy to let portfolio

08 January, 20140 Comments
Every landlord, whether they own a couple of properties or a couple of hundred, is running a business. Like any business, it’s a numbers game – and the numbers can often be unpredictable. When Mark Carney took over from Mervyn King as the Governor of the Bank of England on 1 July 2013, the economy
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Should you save or repay your debt?

20 September, 20133 Comments
To anyone with a passing interest in economics, the above question might seem like a daft one. Following the financial crisis, the Bank of England base rate nosedived by 4.5% in less than a year, and has been at an all-time low of 0.5% since the first quarter of 2009. Low interest rates punish savers,
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New Stimulus Packages Announced.

15 June, 20121 Comments
In his annual Mansion House policy speech yesterday Mervyn King, Governor of The Bank of England, announced that more than £100 billion pounds will be injected into the UK’s struggling economy, in response to the worsening economic outlook. Working alongside the government, The Bank Of England will provide billions of pounds of cheap long-term funding to
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