Product News

Variable ISA still competes -  25th April 2017

Coventry BS has decreased the rate on its variable rate cash ISA, yet despite this it has remained competitive enough to stay in the Best Buy chart for its sector and earn a high rating. Read More...

Yorkshire presents lowest-ever mortgage rate -  21st April 2017

Yorkshire BS has amended its discounted variable rate mortgage, which now offers the lowest ever rate on the market, thereby easily taking the number one spot in the Best Buy chart for its sector and deservedly earning our highest rating. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 20/04/17 -  20th April 2017

The Moneyfacts Weekly Product News is a round-up of the latest products or rate changes to hit the consumer finance market over the past seven days. The deals are available right now, but may be subject to change. Read More...

Furness’ Excellent 1 & 2yr ISAs -  20th April 2017

Furness BS has increased selected rates by up to 0.20%, which sees its one and two-year ISAs enter the Best Buy charts for their respective sectors, earning a high rating at the same time. Read More...

New 1yr ISA enters Best Buys -  19th April 2017

Virgin Money has launched a new one-year fixed rate cash ISA which has entered the Best Buy chart for its sector, earning a high Moneyfacts rating in the process. Read More...

News

How to protect your savings should a bank go bust

25th April 2017 The value of keeping your savings protected can't be underestimated. While a bank going bust in this day and age is highly unlikely, having peace of mind that your savings are covered is undoubtedly reassuring. That’s where the FSCS comes in. Read More...

Raising a deposit still a barrier for first-timers

25th April 2017 First-time buyers have it tough at the moment. Not only are suitable mortgage rates edging up, but raising that all-important deposit is still a significant challenge – so much so that many FTBs have missed out on their dream home. Read More...

Watch out for fees when using your card abroad

25th April 2017 A Bank Holiday can be the perfect time to get away from it all and take a trip abroad, and you'll probably pack your debit or credit card before jetting off - but make sure to watch out for fees, and consider packing a travel credit card instead. Read More...

Online card spending up by a quarter in two years

24th April 2017 The rise of online shopping means its little wonder online spending is ramping up, with research highlighting how rapidly this sector is expanding – internet spending has jumped by a quarter in two years, as growing numbers head to the web. Read More...

Equity release sees record year of growth

24th April 2017 Equity release is becoming increasingly popular as a way to boost retirement income, and the sector is booming – not only did 2016 hit record levels of lending , but 2017 could follow suit, with annual growth in the sector hitting an all-time high. Read More...

Mind the mortgage rate gap

24th April 2017 Average mortgage rates as a whole have been falling fairly consistently in recent years, yet there’s starting to be a divide between lower and higher loan-to-values (LTVs). As a result, the gap between the two has expanded by 0.31% since October. Read More...

Car insurance premiums rise by 8% in 12 months

21st April 2017 The onward march of car insurance premiums continues, with latest figures from the ABI revealing that average premiums have jumped by 8% over the last year to hit a record of £462 – and they could rise even more in the months ahead. Read More...