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Taking control of your finances

Taking control of your finances

02/11/2016

Freedom Finance recently investigated the types of loans customers were applying for over 2015 and 2016. After studying over £400 million worth of unsecured and secured loans, we found that nearly 50% of approved loans were being used to bring …

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What has happened to secured loans?

What has happened to secured loans?

14/10/2016

Secured loans have been around for years, yet to some it seems as if they’ve suddenly disappeared.  Earlier this year, secured loans were changed to ‘second charge mortgages’ following the European Directive that came into effect on 21st March 2016.  …

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Freedom Finance continues growth story with Sensible acquisition and new hires

Freedom Finance continues growth story with Sensible acquisition and new hires

27/07/2016

Exciting times here at Freedom Finance HQ – we’ve recently announced our agreement to acquire Sensible Home Finance, the UK mortgage and loan broker. Sensible Home Finance is being rebranded to “Freedom Mortgages” and will be led by Andrew Fisher, …

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Consumer confidence is on the rise

Consumer confidence is on the rise

21/06/2016

Freedom Finance, enjoyed two consecutive record months for loans completed in March and April this year, signalling a growth in consumer confidence along with an increase in more flexible lending options available to borrowers.   April saw over £17.9 million …

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Wedding loans on the rise in 2016

Wedding loans on the rise in 2016

Love is in the air with the number of applications for wedding loans  in 2016 soaring to its highest point since 2013. During the first two months of 2016 over £8.6 million wedding loans were applied for through Freedom Finance, …

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FSE Manchester 2016 puts the spotlight on the UK mortgage market

FSE Manchester 2016 puts the spotlight on the UK mortgage market

Freedom for Intermediaries proudly acted as a main sponsor for FSE Manchester 2016, the only financial services trade show in the North-West. This year’s expo was entitled ‘An Industry Revolution’, and provided an ideal platform for senior-level executives to discuss …

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Alison Houghton-Corfield talks second charges at Club Extras with Legal & General’s Jeremy Duncombe

Alison Houghton-Corfield talks second charges at Club Extras with Legal & General’s Jeremy Duncombe

16/03/2016

This month, Freedom Finance’s Intermediary Sales and Business Manager, Alison Houghton-Corfield, spoke at Club Extras, Legal & General’s support network for brokers. Alison spoke to Legal & General Mortgage Club Director Jeremy Duncombe about the growing importance of second charges …

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Northern Powerhouse – full steam ahead!

Northern Powerhouse – full steam ahead!

25/02/2016

After coming into power in 2010, the coalition Government launched its proposal to boost economic growth in the North of England, and so the phrase ‘Northern Powerhouse’ was born. At last year’s Spending Review George Osborne reiterated this same pledge …

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Five tips for a financially healthy 2016

Five tips for a financially healthy 2016

22/02/2016

A new year brings new opportunities, a fresh start and a time for people to get financially organised.  For those with mortgages and loans, a potential rise in interest rates could further squeeze household budgets by pushing up monthly payments. …

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What will 2016 bring to the lending market?

What will 2016 bring to the lending market?

04/01/2016

2015 saw a huge jump in lending to individuals, and these figures are still rising. In November, the Bank of England released its Money and Credit statistics and found that total lending to individuals had increased by £4.8 billion. Banks …

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