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From personal finance, to funding options, the Choice Blog is full of news, updates, tips and helpful information. Read our latest posts to keep up with the funding options available to consumers and the broader personal lending environment.

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Unsecured Loans

How long does it take to arrange an unsecured loan?

Last post: Jun 15, 2018

Many people choose to use unsecured loans when emergency expenses arise. This means that, for many consumers, the need for finance is urgent. So exactly how long does it take to arrange an unsecured loan? We have the answers...


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Secured Loans

Second charge vs. Mortgage: Which will work for you?

Last post: Jun 10, 2018

Whether you’re planning an extension or need to free up some capital for another reason, it’s not always easy choosing between a second charge on your home or remortgaging.


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Guarantor Loans

Should parents think twice before guaranteeing their children’s loans?

Last post: Jun 29, 2018

As parents we want to give our children every opportunity. When they need a guarantor, we rarely think twice before signing on the dotted line. But should parents be more cautious about guarantor loans?


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Personal Finance

What’s your financial personality type?

Last post: Jun 29, 2018

Are you a super-organised penny-pincher? Perhaps you spend impulsively or save up for bigger rewards? Find out more about your financial personality type in this article...


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Recent Blog posts

  • As parents we want to give our children every opportunity. When they need a guarantor, we rarely think twice before signing on the dotted line. But should parents be more cautious about guarantor loans?

  • Are you a super-organised penny-pincher? Perhaps you spend impulsively or save up for bigger rewards? Find out more about your financial personality type in this article...

  • Many people choose to use unsecured loans when emergency expenses arise. This means that, for many consumers, the need for finance is urgent. So exactly how long does it take to arrange an unsecured loan? We have the answers...

  • Whether you’re planning an extension or need to free up some capital for another reason, it’s not always easy choosing between a second charge on your home or remortgaging.

  • You’ve taken on a guarantor loan. You’ve persuaded your guarantor to sign on the dotted line and don’t expect any issues. Unfortunately, financial problems arise. Before you panic, here’s why you should talk to your loan provider ASAP.

  • Chatbot style apps, which claim to help you look after your finances more effectively, are on the rise. But can an artificially intelligent (AI) robot really make you better at money?

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