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New market-leading FTB mortgage -  19th January 2017

Hanley Economic BS has launched a new two-year fixed rate mortgage, which enters the Best Buy chart for first-time buyers (FTBs) at the number two spot, earning itself the highest Moneyfacts rating in the process. Read More...

New 3yr mortgage now number one -  18th January 2017

Newcastle BS has launched a three-year fixed deal which boasts the lowest rate available for its terms. Because of this, the mortgage has taken pride of place at the top of its Best Buy chart, as well as gaining our highest rating. Read More...

Barclaycard’s new 0% interest credit card -  17th January 2017

Barclaycard has launched a new 0% interest credit card, which boasts competitive introductory deals on both purchases and balance transfers. This combination has earned it our highest rating as well as the number two spot in the Best Buy chart. Read More...

Post Office improves balance transfer card -  17th January 2017

Post Office Money has increased the introductory term on its 0% balance transfer credit card, which has seen it enter the Best Buy chart for its sector and earned it a high Moneyfacts rating in the process. Read More...

Yorkshire’s new discounted variable mortgage -  17th January 2017

Yorkshire BS has launched a new two-year discounted variable rate mortgage, which boasts the lowest rate for its terms, thereby comfortably earning a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

News

Common energy mistakes that cost you £££

20th January 2017 The heating system is probably working overtime at present, but what if you could cut your bills without battling hypothermia? The key is being energy efficient, yet households could be wasting hundreds of pounds by making costly energy mistakes. Read More...

Have your financial habits changed?

19th January 2017 2016 was certainly a turbulent year, and it's had a notable impact on household finances. Indeed, research shows that recent events have influenced the way over half of UK respondents manage their finances, with many becoming more cautious. Read More...

Kids got £180 in pocket money in 2016

19th January 2017 New research has revealed that kids aged 4-14 received an average of £180.44 in pocket money over the last year, which was topped up by an additional £47 on average received in cash over the Christmas period. Read More...

2016: the best year for remortgaging since 2009

19th January 2017 Remortgaging has certainly seen a surge in activity of late, helped in no small part by the dramatic drop in mortgage rates over the last year, so much so that 2016 as a whole proved to be the best year for the sector since 2009. Read More...

Brits owe more but pay less in interest

19th January 2017 New figures have revealed that, while Brits tend to have a high level of debt, they’re paying less in interest than at any time since 2003. The question is, will it last, and if not, can Brits’ credit commitments be comfortably maintained? Read More...

Grandparents missing out on pension protection

18th January 2017 Grandparents who give up work to take care of their grandchildren could be missing out on valuable state pension rights. So, if you're a grandparent taking care of a little one, make sure you’re building up all of the pension that you deserve. Read More...

EE customer? You could have been overcharged

18th January 2017 EE has been fined £2.7m by Ofcom, the UK’s telecoms regulator, for overcharging tens of thousands of its customers – and you may be one of them without even realising. Read More...