Verity Hogan

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Verity Hogan is a personal finance expert and journalist with over 13 years’ experience. The former Head of Content and Communications at CarFinance 247, Verity has freelanced for a wide range of brands including Cazoo, Ocean Finance, Aegon UK, and Western Union. She is passionate about demystifying the car finance process through engaging content that is honest, empathetic, informative, and jargon free.

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Can I Get Car Finance if I've Just Moved to the UK?

Can I get car finance if I've just moved to the UK?

Whether you’ve decided to make a permanent move to the UK, are planning to spend a few years living and working here, or are returning home after...

Should I Buy a Category S Car?

Should I buy a Category S car?

If you’re looking to save money, it might be worth taking a chance on a Category S car. Buying a write-off can be budget-friendly, but it’s also a...

Does a Very Account Improve My Credit Score?

Will Very Pay affect my credit score?

If you’re browsing Very with a specific item in mind or simply hoping to indulge in a little retail therapy, the prospect of Very Pay can make it...

Paying Off Car Finance Early: Avoiding Penalties

Can I Pay Off My Car Finance Early?

Your finance agreement is signed, you’ve started making payments, and you’re behind the wheel of your dream car – what more could you want, right? ...

Do Direct Debits Improve My Credit Score?

Will Direct Debits improve my credit score?

If you’ve got a mobile phone contract, a monthly subscription (ahem or several. Think Netflix, Disney, or that Apple charge you keep forgetting to...

Can I Apply for Car Finance with My Partner

How Does Joint Car Finance Work?

Sometimes, it’s better not to go it alone. Joint car finance is a type of loan that you apply for with another person, usually your partner or family...

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Will car finance affect my mortgage?

Bungalow, terrace, city centre flat, cottage in the countryside, treehouse in the jungle (ooohh)? No matter what your dream property looks like,...

What is negative equity car finance?

Anything with the word ‘negative’ in its name is understandably likely to ring alarm bells, but if you’re one of the many people who find themselves...

How long does information stay on your credit report?

What does your credit report say about you? This ever-evolving bank of information gives lenders a unique insight into how you manage your money....

What does ‘approved in principle’ mean?

There’s nothing quite like getting that notification and seeing the word ‘approved’ after submitting a car finance application. But before you start...

Can I buy a car on a credit card?

Weekly food shop, cinema trip, flights to somewhere sunny – almost every purchase you make can be paid on credit card. But what about high ticket...

What does being pre-approved for car finance mean?

When you’re first setting out on your car finance journey, getting pre-approved is often the first milestone you’ll hit. Being pre-approved offers...

Will Very Pay affect my credit score?

If you’re browsing Very with a specific item in mind or simply hoping to indulge in a little retail therapy, the prospect of Very Pay can make it...

Are all car finance interest rates fixed?

Interest is the price you’ll pay when borrowing money to buy a new or used car.

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