Education has never been more expensive, or more highly valued. The average cost of a university undergraduate education for an international student in the USA is over USD36,000 a year. At USD42,000 a year, Australia – a hugely popular destination for Asian students – is the most expensive option.
Almost half (43%) of UK landlords only have one buy-to-let (BTL) property, yet of these, 43% plan to expand their portfolio, according to research from HSBC. The most popular choice for a second BTL property is a two-bedroom flat (24%) that requires no renovation (65%), with only 38% of landlords prepared to take on the challenge of a fixer-upper.
No up-front booking or standard valuation fee - A competitive range of 2, 3 & 5 year fixed rates - Access to free standard legal fees for all remortgages From 1st September 2014, HSBC is offering a new range of low- rate remortgage products with no up-front fees. Customers moving their mortgage to HSBC face no booking fee...
HSBC announces that from 10 November 2014 it will be offering a new Advance bank account which will have no monthly account fee. In addition, over 1.3 million existing HSBC bank account holders, who pay a minimum of £1,750 into their account each month, will be automatically upgraded to the new Advance account.
HSBC announces that from November 2014 it is changing the way it charges HSBC and first direct customers for overdrafts that are not pre-arranged (“informal”). A new text service will also help them stay on top of their finances and avoid paying the charges. However...
Universities of Leicester, Nottingham and Cardiff most affordable for first-years University of Sussex, University of Oxford and London universities least affordable The University of Leicester is the most affordable destination in Britain for both first and second-year students, according to research from HSBC. First...
Nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of young people starting university this Autumn want to work for themselves when they graduate, according to research from HSBC.
Almost a third (30%) of s145ents currently attending university will move back in with their parents after they have completed their s145ies, HSBC research shows. For those starting university this year, almost half (49%) expect to live with their parents. Of those who intend to live at home...
Action is required to stem a UK-wide skills crk.cs, warns new research today. Three quarters of British businesses believe a significant skills crk.cs will hit the UK within the next three years (73 per cent), while two fifths predict this will happen within the next 12 months (43 per cent).
Over a quarter of young Brits would prefer to buy a house if they were given £20,000, rather than put the cash towards their wedding On average couples saving to buy their first home cut their wedding budget by over £5,000 Britons are turning their backs on the big white wedding in favour of getting on the property ladder, according to research by HSBC.