Product News

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 21/09/2017 -  21st September 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...

Milestone returns to the fixed bond charts -  15th September 2017

Milestone Savings has increased rates on selected savings accounts by up to 0.44%, which sees its one, two, three and five-year deals enter the Best Buy charts for their respective sectors, earning them all a high rating in the process. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 14/09/2017 -  14th September 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...

AA reduces £7,500 loan rate -  14th September 2017

AA has reduced the APR on personal loans between £7,500 and £15,000 by 0.3%. This has made the loan competitive enough to earn a place in the Best Buy charts, as well as a high rating. Read More...

Will Man United triumph? Get this ISA! -  12th September 2017

Virgin Money has launched a new one-year fixed ISA which offers an enticing bonus should Manchester United become double champions. Even without this it’s a winner, though, entering the Best Buys and earning a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

News

Pension freedoms are driving the buy-to-let boom

21st September 2017 Despite the buy-to-let (BTL) tax changes recently, the sector continues to boom, with availability rising and BTL mortgage rates at record lows. It’s little wonder that so many are turning to the market, and it could be down to the pension freedoms. Read More...

Bad news for borrowers: 0% terms fall as APR rises

21st September 2017 The 0% interest market has been booming in recent years, but the tide could be starting to turn – our research reveals a definite slowdown in the market as 0% interest terms are cut, and at the same time, the average APR has risen to a record high. Read More...

Savings accounts at 5yr high thanks to challengers

20th September 2017 It’s a week of good news for savings accounts. Following Monday’s revelation that fixed bond rates are rising, our latest figures reveal that the number of savings accounts has risen to a near five-year high – and it’s all thanks to challenger banks. Read More...

Four years and 4m current account switches

20th September 2017 The Current Account Switch Service is celebrating its fourth anniversary this week, and competition in the sector has been soaring ever since. Consumers the can now switch account in seven working days or less, and millions have taken the plunge. Read More...

Unarranged overdraft fees drop by just £1.43

19th September 2017 Unarranged overdraft fees have been in the spotlight recently, with the CMA heaping criticism onto such fees and the FCA calling for change. Yet despite this, the average unarranged overdraft fee has fallen by just £1.43 since the start of 2017. Read More...

Fixed rate bonds recover from base rate cut

18th September 2017 The returns on offer from fixed rate bonds have returned to levels not seen since the Bank of England made its most recent cut to the base rate just over a year ago. Read More...

Happy Pensions Awareness Day!

15th September 2017 We could all do with getting more engaged with our pensions, with frequent warnings that we’re not saving enough for retirement. That’s why the Pensions Awareness Campaign was launched, and today (15 September) is Pensions Awareness Day 2017! Read More...