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Like a Nine Stone Cowboy…

Like a Nine Stone Cowboy… We’ve all misheard song lyrics before haven’t we. My personal favourite is “just let me staple the vicar” by Sister Sledge. The thing is, we don’t always know that we are singing the wrong words and it can take years until someone…

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas

  The team here at Optimum would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2017 has been an exciting year for us as we have welcomed new members of staff, renovated a new building and officially moved ourselves in to…

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Tis the season to be savvy!

That below is I guess relatively obvious to most, but I was asked to write this by a friend who said that “sometimes the obvious is the stuff that gets missed” and that there are always people who need help. Christmas can be a difficult time of…

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Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush!

Already everybody is talking about Christmas but summer wasn’t that long ago. I’m guessing if you’re anything like me you’re already looking forward to next summer! Do you remember what it was like booking your last holiday in the sun? It starts with where shall we go…

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Free to Enter.. No Ticket Required

Winning feels good.. Winning a Prize or Money feels even better. In September 2016 it was reported that the average Brit blows a whopping £416.00 every year on lotteries and scratch cards but a staggering 52% of people have never won a penny on them. The odds…

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Mortgage Arrears at Lowest Level

Mortgage arrears are at their lowest level since 1994 and mortgage possessions have never been as low since records began in 2008. This is the result of interest rates remaining at an all-time low, meaning mortgages are more affordable than they have been for an awfully long…

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Make It The Best

  We get asked the same question quite a lot when it comes to mortgages so we thought we would share an article to help answer it.. So what is that question? It’s this one.. “What is the BEST Mortgage currently available”? Good question? It’s a bit like…

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