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The latest opinions from the Editor of Moneyfacts.co.uk

Product News

Coventry BS reduces 5-yr mortgage -  30th October 2014

Coventry Building Society has reduced its five-year fixed rate mortgage by 0.30%, earning it a five-star review and a place among the best buys. Read More...

New savings account for youngsters -  30th October 2014

Nationwide Building Society has unveiled a new savings account aimed at the younger generation that has earned a place among the market-leaders. Read More...

New mortgage wins five-star review -  30th October 2014

Post Office has reduced prices on its two-year fixed rate mortgage by up to 0.84%, earning it a place in the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

Popular 90-day notice account relaunched -  30th October 2014

Julian Hodge Bank has relaunched its popular 90-notice account with a slightly reduced rate. However, the deal has kept its competitive prowess, securing a place among the top five of the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

Aldermore boosts fixed rate accounts -  30th October 2014

Aldermore has increased the interest paid on selected fixed rate deals by up to 0.35%, pushing its three-year account into the Moneyfacts best buys. Read More...

News

How to avoid the phone and broadband price hikes - 31st October 2014

It’s the time of year when thoughts turn to curling up in front of the TV on those cold winter evenings, but with a lot of providers announcing price hikes in recent months, you may be wondering how you can keep your bills in check. Read More...

Watch out for phone fraudsters - 30th October 2014

Scammers and fraudsters are nothing new, but their tactics and methods are always changing and becoming ever more sophisticated. Now they are harnessing caller IDs to trick victims into handing over personal and sensitive information. Read More...

Don’t have a fright this Halloween – be prepared! - 30th October 2014

Halloween is approaching fast, and if you don’t want to have a fright, you’ll need to be prepared! And we don’t just mean making sure you’ve got enough goodies to appease all those trick or treaters, either... Read More...

200,000 could cash in their pension – will you? - 29th October 2014

The new freedoms set to grace the pensions landscape have been widely applauded by savers and the industry alike, and according to research, a lot of people will take advantage of that flexibility to cash in the lot. Read More...

Top savings accounts to meet your goals - 29th October 2014

We all know the importance of saving. Whether it’s saving for a rainy day, for life’s emergencies, for a once-in-a-lifetime holiday or that vital house deposit, everyone should get into the habit of putting aside money to build up a healthy sum. Read More...

Variable mortgages sidelined in favour of fixed - 29th October 2014

There’s been a huge amount of competition in the mortgage market of late. This is down to the market undergoing a period of intense preparation, with providers looking to improve their offerings ahead of a base rate change. Read More...

House prices drop from last month - 28th October 2014

It may have seemed as though house prices would spiral up forever, but today the Land Registry reported that house prices in England & Wales are beginning to fall, potentially indicating a cooling of the once smoking UK housing market. Read More...

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