Product News

M&S Bank’s loan APR reduced -  25th May 2017

M&S Bank has decreased the APR on loans of between £7,500 and £15,000, now offering the joint-lowest rate and sitting at the top of the Best Buys for this tier. It has earned our highest rating as a result. Read More...

Paragon improves several fixed savings accounts -  24th May 2017

Paragon Bank has increased the rates on selected accounts by up to 0.10%, which sees its one and three-year fixed bonds as well as its two-year ISA move up in the Best Buy charts, earning them a high rating in the process. Read More...

Hampshire Trust Bank improves 1yr bond -  23rd May 2017

Hampshire Trust Bank has increased the rate on its one-year fixed bond by 0.03%, which sees it move up in the Best Buy chart for its sector, earning it a high Moneyfacts rating in the process. Read More...

Virgin’s improved easy access rates -  22nd May 2017

Virgin Money has increased the rates on both its ISA and non-ISA easy access accounts by 0.20%, which sees them enter the Best Buy charts for their respective sectors, and earns them a high rating. Read More...

Charter’s 2yr bond now number 2 -  19th May 2017

Charter Savings Bank has increased the rate on its two-year fixed bond by 0.09%, which sees it move up the Best Buy chart for its sector, now sitting at the number two spot, and earns it a high rating. Read More...

News

Card spending ramps up – so make it work for you

25th May 2017 Spending on debit and credit cards continues to rise, with much of this driven by the growth in online and contactless spending. But what if you could get even more from your flexible friend? Well, you can! Read More...

Retirees worried their money won’t last

24th May 2017 Financial concerns can be pressing at any age, but arguably even more so during retirement - money is the biggest concern for 28% of retirees, while 35% are worried their cash will run out, and a quarter don’t think their pension will last. Read More...

Mortgage war ramps up with lowest tracker rate

24th May 2017 Competition in the mortgage market has been intense for some time, with providers continually looking to lower their rates. Things have just stepped up a notch, too, with the launch of the lowest tracker mortgage rate ever seen! Read More...

Bank holiday home improvements cost over £2,000

23rd May 2017 Many people view the Spring Bank Holiday – which this year falls on 29 May – as a chance to spruce up their home, with the extra day off work boasting plenty of DIY potential. But have you thought about how much it could cost? Read More...

First-timers find Help to Buy ISAs less helpful

23rd May 2017 More first-time buyers may be getting on the ladder, but there's still the daunting task of saving a deposit. Unfortunately, it's even harder thanks to rate cuts, and even the Government-backed Help to Buy ISA hasn’t been immune. Read More...

New savings account that pays 4% just launched!

23rd May 2017 The savings market has been showing tentative signs of improvement of late, and happily, this looks set to continue – Ford Money launched two brand new regular savings accounts yesterday paying 4%, the highest savings rate we’ve seen in ages! Read More...

Younger travellers don’t have insurance

22nd May 2017 Travel insurance is something that should be on everyone’s holiday packing list, yet not enough people give it the priority it deserves, as 25% of holidaymakers travelled abroad uninsured last year – the biggest culprits being younger travellers. Read More...