Category: barclays

A serious lack of consumer confidence…

Where do I start this week!?  So much negative news surrounding the world of financial services.  As I write this column, the Breaking News is that Bob Diamond has resigned as Chief Executive of Barclays, following his Chairmans departure some hours earlier.   Both following Libor (London Inter Bank Offered Rate) and Euribor, the interest rates […]

Inside the mortgage trade exhibition!

Over 70 exhibitors, including AToM, were in attendance at last week’s Mortgage trade event of the year – Mortgage Business EXPO 2011. More than 2,500 Mortgage Brokers, Independent Financial Advisers and Estate Agents visited over the two days to explore the products and offerings of the many Banks, Building Societies, Solicitors, Bridging and Commercial Funders […]

If you can, overpay!

For those lucky enough to be on a very low bank base rate tracker mortgage, you may have enjoyed a couple of ‘comfortable’ years with the bank base rate being at an all time low. However, are you one of the few on tracker rate mortgages who have taken advantage and overpaid on their monthly […]