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Get credit-set for a summer of football

Brazil World Cup 2014

A summer of football, sunshine…and not much work done?

There are fewer than 100 days now until 12 June, which sees the opening match of this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Excited? I certainly am. I’ve been to a major tournament myself, and can vouch for how amazing it feels to be part of the action.  And it’s not too late to think about travelling out to Brazil to take part in the festivities.

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How linked are your finances?

Love is in the air..

Does linking hearts also link up credit ratings?

Love is… a many splendoured thing. It’s in the air; it’s like oxygen, it’s even a wonderful colour. But when you choose to formalise your union, how can it affect your credit status?

Well, getting married in itself doesn’t change anything. If you didn’t share a mortgage, a bank account or have any other shared financial arrangements beforehand, then the mere act of saying “I do” at the altar is not going to have any impact. However, certain things are worth bearing in mind.  Continue reading