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Are we a nation of savers or spenders? The results are in

by Leeds Building Society in For Savers


Our new research* has revealed that nearly a third of the UK admit to being spenders, with a quarter of us unable or unwilling to save more than £40 a month. Find out what we learnt...

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Thinking of buying a home for yourself or as an investment?

Use our property guide to see the latest property information provided by Zoopla.

How to train yourself to become a better saver

by Leeds Building Society in For Savers


Saving money can be challenging but we're committed to helping you do it. That's why we’ve teamed up with consultant psychologist and author of Willpower for Dummies, Dr. Frank Ryan, to share some top tips on how spenders can become savers.

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First time buyers: what the experts think you need to know

by Leeds Building Society in For Home-buyers


With the challenges first time buyers face these days, it's vital that you have all the right information, and that you're asking the right questions. We’ve teamed up with two experts to answer the big questions: Jasbir Shocker, a mortgage consultant and assistant branch manager at Leeds Building Society, and Brian Murphy, Head of Lending at the Mortgage Advice Bureau. Here’s what they think you need to know.

Warning: THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY (WHICH MAY BE YOUR HOME) MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

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