This segment was broadcast on 15 October 2015. Some information may be out of date.


  • Fixed vs floating rates

    Which? advantages of each

  • Types of mortgages

    Ordinary (table), interest-only, revolving credit

  • Should you pay down your mortgage fast?

    Or is it better to save?

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Mary Holm is a freelance journalist, a director of Financial Services Complaints Ltd (FSCL), a seminar presenter and a bestselling author on personal finance. From 2011 to 2019 she was a founding director of the Financial Markets Authority. Her opinions are personal, and do not reflect the position of any organisation in which she holds office. Mary’s advice is of a general nature, and she is not responsible for any loss that any reader may suffer from following it.