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GMAC-RFC announces Hope Foundation charity

GMAC-RFC has announced the worldwide launch of a charitable foundation specifically aimed at preventing repossession.

The first award from the foundation is to the UKs Citizens Advice, to fund the provision of free financial advice for those people under the threat of repossession.

The money will be used to fund the recruitment of face-to-face money advisers for the CAs Specialist Support Unit. GMAC-RFC created the US-based Homeownership Preservation Foundation in 2004.


Massive cost of Sipp buy-to-let

Investors holding buy-to-let properties in Sipps could cost the Government £4bn, the equivalent of a 1p rise in income taxIf just 10 per cent of BTL investors move their properties into Sipps, the cost of tax relief on these properties will severely dent Treasury cashflow, warns Standard Life senior technical manager John Lawson.

Savings gap is the result of economic success

Tony Byrne’s recent Independent View column is his usual mixture – highly entertaining with spin and misconceptions (Money Marketing, January 6). Whether or not you feel that insurance company funds should enjoy negative taxation, as has happened in recent years (speaking as a taxpayer, I do not), this Government has not “taken tax-raising to a […]

Neighbourhood watch

Quiet news time as Cheltenham & Gloucester research reveals that Joe Pasquale’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here antics helped him win the coveted C&G Person You Would Most Like As A Neighbour award. Phoenix Nights’ star Peter Kay was voted second, beating glamour model Jordan who came third. TV presenters Richard and […]


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