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Tom Martin

Tom Martin

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About the Author

Tom is a fintech and personal finance expert; an experienced creative copywriter and digital content strategist who is his my element in agile tech businesses. He aims to evangelise, educate and entertain about why writing matters and loves creative work as well as doing clever things with data. He was previously responsible for content management and strategy for Uswitch's Banking content, which involved:

- Writing financial news, features and guides with a consumer focus;

- Creating and researching richer content (ie infographics, graphs and videos);

- Maintaining an extensive content library and generating email marketing content.

Guide to can you get a loan for a mortgage deposit?

Loan For A House Deposit

Is taking out a loan for a house deposit an option? We explain whether this is possible and how it could affect your chances of getting a mortgage

Learn more
Getting a Mortgage When You’re Older

Maximum Age For A Mortgage

Once you're over 50 your mortgage options begin to change, but there are still plenty of options. Check out our guide to find out more

Learn more
Online Banking Explained

What's the cheapest way to borrow money?

Take a look at what are typically the cheapest ways to borrow money, and see if you can save next time you want to get a loan or credit card.

Learn more
Student loans and finance - how to pay for a degree

Student loans and finance - how to pay for a degree

A student loan is a loan given to help fund university study and higher education. If you're studying in the UK, there are a number of different loans available, both private student loans and government backed companies.

Learn more
Charge cards close up

How to Transfer Money From Credit Card to Bank Account

If you're wondering, can I transfer money from a credit card into a bank account? read the Uswitch guide to find out how. Search for a credit card that will allow you to transfer money into your current account.

Learn more
Black couple managing finances

Loans explained: all you need to know

A comprehensive guide about loans with all the information you need before taking out a loan

Learn more
Guide to credit cards for the unemployed

Loans for unemployed people

Are loans for unemployed people available? Yes, but it's more difficult and potentially much more expensive and therefore more risky. Find out how to get one, and why they pose a risk.

Learn more
Loans for young people

Loans for Young People - Different Type of Loans

Whether you need extra financing for your studies or trip abroad, getting a loan when you're younger can be difficult. Our guide explains ways to borrow loans for young people.

Learn more
Peer-to-peer lending UK

Guide to Peer to Peer Lending UK - how does it work?

Peer to peer lending in the UK has taken off in recent years, with p2p lending now a permanent fixture on the financial circuit

Learn more
Guide to can you get a loan for a mortgage deposit?

Mortgage guide page (mock up)

How to get a deposit for a house? Is taking out a loan for house deposit an option? Read our guide to find out more.

Learn more
How to calculate credit card interest

How to Calculate Credit Card Interest Rates

How is credit card interest calculated? The Uswitch guide explains, how to calculate credit card interest, based on companies rates for their credit cards.

Learn more
American Express credit cards

American Express - Amex Credit Cards

What is Amex or American Express? How do they differ from Visa and MasterCard credit cards? Read on to find out the pros and cons

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Articles written by Tom

Guide to can you get a loan for a mortgage deposit?
21 December 2022

Loan For A House Deposit

Is taking out a loan for a house deposit an option? We explain whether this is possible and how it could affect your chances of getting a mortgage

Learn more
Getting a Mortgage When You’re Older
12 December 2022

Maximum Age For A Mortgage

Once you're over 50 your mortgage options begin to change, but there are still plenty of options. Check out our guide to find out more

Learn more
Online Banking Explained
28 July 2022

What's the cheapest way to borrow money?

Take a look at what are typically the cheapest ways to borrow money, and see if you can save next time you want to get a loan or credit card.

Learn more
Student loans and finance - how to pay for a degree
28 July 2022

Student loans and finance - how to pay for a degree

A student loan is a loan given to help fund university study and higher education. If you're studying in the UK, there are a number of different loans available, both private student loans and government backed companies.

Learn more
Charge cards close up
28 July 2022

How to Transfer Money From Credit Card to Bank Account

If you're wondering, can I transfer money from a credit card into a bank account? read the Uswitch guide to find out how. Search for a credit card that will allow you to transfer money into your current account.

Learn more
Black couple managing finances
22 July 2022

Loans explained: all you need to know

A comprehensive guide about loans with all the information you need before taking out a loan

Learn more
Guide to credit cards for the unemployed
21 June 2022

Loans for unemployed people

Are loans for unemployed people available? Yes, but it's more difficult and potentially much more expensive and therefore more risky. Find out how to get one, and why they pose a risk.

Learn more
Loans for young people
31 January 2022

Loans for Young People - Different Type of Loans

Whether you need extra financing for your studies or trip abroad, getting a loan when you're younger can be difficult. Our guide explains ways to borrow loans for young people.

Learn more
Peer-to-peer lending UK
05 February 2021

Guide to Peer to Peer Lending UK - how does it work?

Peer to peer lending in the UK has taken off in recent years, with p2p lending now a permanent fixture on the financial circuit

Learn more
Guide to can you get a loan for a mortgage deposit?
27 January 2021

Mortgage guide page (mock up)

How to get a deposit for a house? Is taking out a loan for house deposit an option? Read our guide to find out more.

Learn more
How to calculate credit card interest
19 October 2020

How to Calculate Credit Card Interest Rates

How is credit card interest calculated? The Uswitch guide explains, how to calculate credit card interest, based on companies rates for their credit cards.

Learn more
American Express credit cards
19 December 2018

American Express - Amex Credit Cards

What is Amex or American Express? How do they differ from Visa and MasterCard credit cards? Read on to find out the pros and cons

Learn more
View All