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Photo: Local charities to benefit from our new community fund
Local charities to benefit from our new community fund

A care farm near Carlisle which helps to educate hundreds of local children is celebrating after receiving a financial boost from The Cumberland.

Photo: What do the experts think will help when it comes to saving money?
What do the experts think will help when it comes to saving money?

Here are a few straightforward steps from Rebecca Gibson, our South Lakes Branch Manager, which, although seemingly obvious, do work when it comes to saving money.

Photo: What to think about if you’re coming to the end of your current mortgage deal?
What to think about if you’re coming to the end of your current mortgage deal?

When you come to the end of the special deal period on your mortgage, its worthwhile looking to the market to see what else is currently on offer. Many lenders are keen to attract new borrowers with a large amount of equity in their homes, and who are able to demonstrate a good payment history.

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Your eligible deposits with Cumberland Building Society are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit protection scheme. Any deposits you hold above the limit are unlikely to be covered.

Please click here for further information or visit www.fscs.org.uk.