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

Product News

Easy access saver gets rate rise -  21st November 2014

Tesco Bank has reviewed its savings offerings and amended fixed rates by 0.20%. The bank has also added 0.05% to its no notice saver, boosting its place in the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

NatWest boosts BTL tracker up the charts -  21st November 2014

NatWest has reviewed its buy-to-let offerings and reduced its three-year variable tracker by 0.10%, pushing it further up the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

Reduced 5-yr mortgage gets 5-star rating -  20th November 2014

Tesco Bank has reduced its five-year fixed rate mortgage deal, reinforcing its competitive edge and snaring it a five-star review. Read More...

Two-year mortgage wins five-star review -  20th November 2014

Norwich & Peterborough Building Society has reviewed its fixed rate mortgages and reduced its two-year deal, which has easily made it a Moneyfacts best buy. Read More...

3-year BTL mortgage heads into top 10 -  19th November 2014

Post Office has added to its buy-to-let offerings with a new three-year deal, which has raced straight into the Moneyfacts charts for its terms. Read More...

News

Do you know how much your impulse buys cost? - 21st November 2014

The odd takeaway coffee, or the occasional splurge on the latest game release, may not seem to lighten your wallet too much at the time, but over the course of your lifetime, all these odds and ends can add up to a rather eye-watering sum. Read More...

Big Six complaints to hit record highs - 21st November 2014

Are you happy with your energy supplier? If not, you’re not alone. Industry regulator Ofgem has revealed that around 5.5 million complaints were made against the Big Six in 2013, and this year there’s set to be even more. Read More...

International money transfer – points to remember - 21st November 2014

International money transfer can be vital to the success of your work or home life abroad, but if you don’t go about it the right way, you could spend far more than you need to. So, we’ve outlined a few points to remember. Read More...

Women close the gap with men for retirement saving - 20th November 2014

In the past, women have trailed behind their male counterparts when it comes to retirement saving. But now, according to the latest research from Scottish Widow’s Women and Retirement Report, the gap has started to close. Read More...

Protect yourself as well as your assets - 20th November 2014

We all know the importance of protecting our assets, but given that you put so much emphasis on protecting other aspects of your life, doesn’t it make sense to protect the biggest one of all? Read More...

Are you on track to achieve your retirement goals? - 19th November 2014

If you’re approaching retirement age, you’ve probably got an idea of what post-work life will be like. But, whether it’ll involve holidays, new hobbies or just a bit of relaxation, you’ll need the funds to achieve those goals. Are you on target? Read More...

Top tips to cut your household bills - 19th November 2014

Wouldn’t it be great if you had more cash left over at the end of the month? Particularly in the run-up to Christmas, anything extra you could save will be welcome, and here are a few ways you can do it. Read More...

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