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28th February 2024

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Consolidating your pensions – is it a good idea?

Jenny is a 47-year-old Account Manager with a long and varied CV She hasn’t quite had more...

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26th February 2024

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Support your family finances

As we approach the end of the tax year, there’s still time for you to support your family...

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29th January 2024

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The additional health services included in your protection insurance

Have a healthy new year with the additional health services included in your protection...

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16th January 2024

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Key dates for your finances in 2024

Now’s the perfect time to make sure you’re fully prepared for the financial year ahead To...

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15th January 2024

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The essentials you need to know about credit checks before borrowing money

The information a lender finds during a credit check is important – it could affect whether...

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23rd November 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

The 2023 Autumn Statement: Winners and Losers

UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s 2023 Autumn Statement outlined, in his words, “eight months of hard...

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8th November 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Should I consider private medical insurance?

Life can be full of surprises You can’t be prepared for everything You may have some insurance to...

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9th October 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Why having an emergency fund matters and where to hold extra cash reserves

An emergency fund is important but extra cash reserves can also play an integral role in a...

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12th September 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Women’s Pension Deficit

The pension deficit or gap is the difference between the retirement income you have and what...

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24th July 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Little things can be life changing

Income protection – one little change you can make to protect your family’s financial...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

Little things can be life changing

Healthy benefits included for you and your family Now those are some little things that can make...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

Little things can be life changing

A little change you can make today can safeguard your biggest investment – your home If...

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10th July 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

New Mortgage Charter encourages lenders to provide you with more support

Banks and Building Societies have been encouraged by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to offer more...

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20th June 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Worried about mortgage lenders withdrawing their products and deals?

Worried about mortgage lenders withdrawing their products and deals The mortgage market is going...

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Is it better to gift a property or leave it in your will?

The pros and cons of both to give you an idea of the kind of things you’ll need to...

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30th May 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Can your energy efficient home help save money on your mortgage?

Have you ever heard of a green mortgage They’re steadily becoming a popular option for property...

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Busting remortgaging myths: Your circumstances have changed – will you be able to remortgage?

We all know life doesn’t stay the same Our jobs, our relationships, our financial circumstances,...

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26th May 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Life after your Fixed Rate mortgage. Why plan ahead of your fixed rate ending?

The earlier you plan your remortgage, the more mortgage options you have! And in the current...

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18th May 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Life After Your Fixed Rate Mortgage: Should I remortgage when my fixed rate ends?

Should I remortgage when my fixed rate ends The short answer Yes If you don’t remortgage at...

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12th May 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Life After Your Fixed Rate Mortgage: What happens when your mortgage deal expires?

Life after your Fixed Rate mortgage What happens when your mortgage deal expires If the end...

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10th May 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Women’s Pension Deficit

The pension deficit or gap is the difference between the retirement income you have and what...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

Investing for children

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to ensure that your children have a bright and...

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14th April 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

It’s not all fixed rates

With over 10 years of record low interest rates, fixed rate mortgages offer borrowers the stability...

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12th April 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Start of the tax year checklist

The new tax year on 6 April 2023 is a great time to review your finances The new tax year means...

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26th March 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Finding your first home

Searching for your first home can be an overwhelming experience, but when it’s the biggest...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

The Cost of Moving Home

Buying a home comes with extra costs and fees you need to be aware of – from securing your...

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20th March 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

First-Time Buyers Guide to Saving For a House Deposit

When preparing to buy your first home, saving for a deposit can be a difficult process As house...

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Mortgage Affordability

How to improve your chances of passing a mortgage affordability assessment Getting on the housing...

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Considerations for first-time buyers

Being a first-time buyer can be daunting Not only are you about to make one of the biggest...

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16th March 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Spring Budget – Key Points at a Glance

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has drawn up a package of measures aimed at helping people and...

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13th March 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Spring clean your finances

Higher interest rates and the rapid increase in the cost of living are likely to be affecting many...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

Five practical ways to protect your money during the cost of living crisis

With inflation at its highest level in 41 years and energy prices skyrocketing, the cost of living...

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27th February 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

5 Steps to Create a Budget

The average British family used to be 24 children, these days it’s 17 children (and half a dog)...

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6th February 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Spotlight on the Team – Elliot McGee

We're excited to welcome Elliot McGhee to our team at Tudor Financial as a Mortgage and Protection...

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3rd February 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Tudor Financial Update

As we leave behind a month which feels like it’s the longest ever on record, here at Tudor we...

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30th January 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Home Insurance Explained

One wet and windy evening, Alex and Megan decided to take advantage of their newborn, Ellie,...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

Junior ISAs

In the 2022 Autumn Budget, it was revealed that the Junior ISA (JISA) spending limits would remain...

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Pension Planning – Are you missing a trick

Pensions can often seem complicated, daunting and, we're the first to admit it, not particularly...

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25th January 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

How to get a buy to let mortgage

You might think that you already need to be on the property ladder in order to be able to get a buy...

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Your Life, Your Life Insurance

Life insurance is something we generally discuss with clients when they come to us for mortgage or...

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9th January 2023

Posted by Chris Tudor

Key Dates For Your Finances 2023

As we say goodbye to 2022 and welcome 2023, now’s the perfect time to make sure you’re fully...

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24th November 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Spotlight on the Team – Jonny Czopczyc

Jonny is one of the newest members of the team at Tudor, joining us as a Junior Wealth...

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18th November 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Cost of living crisis Why you should review your budget and plans

The cost of living is rising Reviewing your finances now is crucial for understanding what...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

Autumn Statement Highlights

The main income tax allowances and thresholds, the main national insurance thresholds plus...

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16th November 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Five practical reasons you should create a financial plan with your partner

Money and financial goals are still sometimes viewed as taboo subjects, even within...

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2nd November 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

How might rising interest rates affect your mortgage?

The Bank of England has raised interest rates and warned further hikes are likely in the coming...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

10 ways to reduce your energy bills

10 simple ways to cut your carbon footprint and reduce your energy bills Reducing your...

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24th October 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Pension lifetime allowance – how it affects you

In his 2021 Budget, the Chancellor announced a five-year freeze on the lifetime pension...

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What the recent Growth Plan and Government U-turns mean for you and your finances

Now that the dust has started to settle, what do the recent announcements, and U-turns, mean for...

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14th October 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Spotlight on the Team – Carl McHugh

Carl has worked in pensions for all of his 30+ year career He’s just moved from Sheffield to...

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6th October 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Taking Your First Steps Into Investing

There is no right time to begin investing but there are some decisions to make that could affect...

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7th September 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

The Value of Investment Advice

Let’s be honest Seeking advice on how to look after your money may not be as fun as the immediate...

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4th September 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

The Value of Protection

Sylvia and Jim met at university and married within months of graduating After their honeymoon,...

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30th August 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

What is a Standard Variable Rate Mortgage?

Sarah has never overstretched herself when it comes to money After paying her monthly bills,...

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17th July 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Can you afford to die?

Although not traditionally associated with jollity, for those who like to have the last laugh, a...

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12th July 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Is opting out of a workplace pension a false economy?

Rachel is a 35-year-old charity administrator When she started her current job nearly six years...

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6th July 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

First time buyers guide to saving for a deposit

When preparing to buy your first home, saving for a deposit can be a difficult process As house...

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28th June 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Home Insurance – What you need to know

One wet and windy evening, Rachel and Nathan decided to take advantage of their newborn, Eli,...

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Investing for your children’s future

As parents to four children ranging in age from three to 12 years old, Rachel and Samantha were...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

How might rising interest rates affect your mortgage?

The Bank of England has raised interest rates which means bigger mortgage bills for some...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

10 ways to reduce your tax bill

Being tax smart means knowing the basics about how tax affects your life and money Here are 10...

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Posted by Chris Tudor

How does a remortgage work?

A remortgage is the process of moving your home’s existing mortgage to one with a new lender...

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27th June 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Budgeting tips for saving money while making your life better

Whether you want to go on holiday or just want to save some money for the future, budgeting is a...

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21st June 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

What are value-added services?

Value-added services are benefits included in an insurance policy that you might not be aware...

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How to protect your business

What is business protection insurance and how does it work Find out why it could be right for...

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9th June 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Funding your child’s university education

Sarah and Andrew’s 10-year-old twins, Isabelle and Isaac, couldn’t be more different While...

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5th June 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Pension planning for the self-employed

There are 48 million self-employed people in the UK and only a third have any kind of pension...

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Why homebuyers need to check their credit score

Carly and Steve made serious sacrifices to save a deposit for their first home To cut costs, they...

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31st May 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

How would you manage if an accident stopped you working?

Matt was delighted when he landed his dream job as a football coach He got to do what he loved...

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21st May 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

The value of mortgage advice

Mortgages - Sorting the fact from the fiction Lindsay and Sam have just found out...

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17th May 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

First steps to investing

There is no right time to begin investing but there are some decisions to make that could affect...

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10th May 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Planning for a comfortable retirement

Tina is a fit and vibrant 59-year-old who expected retirement to offer a whole new lease of life...

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9th May 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

The Value of Financial Advice

Financial advice isn’t just for the super-rich with complex tax situations and offshore bank...

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25th April 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Get Savvy Against Scammers

Retired teachers Paul and Mary are devoted parents and grandparents to their three children and...

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14th April 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Key Dates For Your Finances 2022

Now’s a good time to make sure your fully prepared for the financial year ahead To make it easy...

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6th April 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Start of the tax year checklist

The new tax year on 6 April 2022 is a great time to review your finances The new tax year means...

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29th March 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Spring Clean Your Finances

There’s plenty of advice and ‘life hacks’ on how to make spring-cleaning less of a chore A...

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21st March 2022

Posted by Chris Tudor

Online trading – what you need to know

Although online trading has become more accessible, is it best to leave things to the...

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End of the tax year checklist

Make more of your money with your adviser, before the end of the 2021/2022 tax year on 5 April...

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