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Why Earning £6.50 an Hour Isn’t an Option in London

Here is what you really need to earn to rent a 1-bed in each postcode. TotallyMoney.com has mapped the real minimum wage needed to rent a 1-bed in all 120 London postcodes. Each figure (as seen below) represents the hourly wage that an individual must earn working 37.5 hours a week, for a one-bedroom rental, without paying…

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UK’s top 10 high yield buy-to-let hotspots revealed

Sheffield steels itself for a ‘landlord goldrush’ as it tops the list of postcodes where buy-to-let developers could turn a profit on rental properties. The buy-to-let interactive heatmap released today by TotallyMoney.com, the credit comparison experts, shows would-be property moguls an at-a-glance view of the potential yield from rental properties across more than 2,600 UK…

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Watch out for the minimum payment trap

New stats reveal more than 96% of Brits don’t understand credit card debt A new study by TotallyMoney.com found that the majority of UK adults grossly underestimate the impact of just making the minimum payment, when paying off credit card debt. When asked ‘how long would it take to clear £2,000 in credit card debt…

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UK & Ireland Cost Obsessions Revealed

If ‘you are what you Google’, then what do popular search terms reveal about the UK and Ireland? TotallyMoney.com has mapped the common cost concerns of people from Exeter to Edinburgh, and found it’s all about tobogganing in Ipswich, weed in Manchester and even prostitutes in Sheffield. Cosmetic procedures are a popular trend, with liposuction…

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Leicester Is England’s Help to Buy Hotspot

Interactive Map reveals Leicester is #1 Help to Buy Hotspot with 892 Mortgage Completions New research into the Help to Buy mortgage scheme, which is now 2 years old after first launching in April 2013, has revealed that Leicester is the England’s Help to Buy hotspot. An interactive heatmap compiled by TotallyMoney.com, using housing market…

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What we really value, through the lenses of 50 photographers

New photos from around the world reveal what people really value most In a time when many of us can’t imagine a world without smartphones and computers, credit comparison site TotallyMoney.com approached 50 photographers in over 20 countries to find out more about what people around the world really value. The good news? There wasn’t…

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Where are you on the UK Credit Map?

Research reveals that Ilford is the only area of the country where you have a better than evens chance (51.6%) of being accepted for a credit card. Ilford has been crowned the credit card acceptance capital of the UK, with 51.6% of those who applied for a credit card being accepted. The Credit Index1 and…

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