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Alicia Babaee, Consumer Finance Specialist

Alicia BabaeeConsumer Finance Specialist

Alicia Babaee is an award-winning communications specialist and journalist with a passion for simplifying complex information for consumer audiences.

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Leasehold vs freehold: Which should you get?

If you’re looking to buy a property in England or Wales, you’ll notice that they’re either listed as leasehold or freehold. But what’s the difference? We’re here to explain the terms, and share what they might mean for you as a property owner.

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What is a Bounce Back Loan?

If the coronavirus pandemic has left your business in financial difficulty, you could be eligible for a Bounce Back Loan.

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Can you transfer money from a credit card to your bank account

If you want to borrow a small sum of cash to repay a debt, or clear an overdraft, you can use a money transfer credit card to move credit into your current account.

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How to get your first credit card

Here is how to prepare yourself for your first credit card application.

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How to get a business loan

If you want to take your business to the next level but don’t have the funds to do so, you could consider getting a business loan.

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What is a bridging loan?

A bridging loan could help you buy a property while you wait for the sale of your existing home.

5 ways to check a website is legit

If you're not sure a website is secure, there are quick and easy ways to check you aren't risking your personal information. Here are 5 ways to check if a website is legit.

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20 things to do when moving house

Moving home is one of the most stressful and financially draining things you can do, so here are our top 12 things to arrange before moving day to make your life easier.

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When should you use a credit card or debit card?

When it comes to credit cards vs. debit cards, is one better than the other? Each has its advantages, so it's useful to know when to use one over the other.