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

Product News

N&P boosts fixed ISA rates -  28th July 2014

Norwich & Peterborough BS has increased rates on selected ISAs, which sees its 18-month version improving its position within the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

Competitive no notice saving from West Brom -  28th July 2014

West Brom Building Society has extended its range of internet accounts by launching a brand new offering, which easily makes the Moneyfacts best buys for its sector. Read More...

New easy access saving from Nottingham BS -  28th July 2014

Nottingham Building Society has re-entered the easy access sector with the launch of a new variable rate account, which offers a highly competitive rate of interest. Read More...

cahoot cuts loan rates -  25th July 2014

cahoot has reduced its unsecured personal loan rates by up to 1.2% APR, offering a highly competitive choice for both mid and higher-tier borrowing. Read More...

Reduced loan rates from Santander -  25th July 2014

Santander has reduced the cost of borrowing for selected loan amounts, boasting reductions of up to 1.2% APR. Read More...

News

House prices remained stable in June - 28th July 2014

House prices may be rising on an annual basis, but there are signs that they could be stabilising in the short-term. Official figures show that, in June, prices grew by 6.4% year-on-year – but there was no monthly price change whatsoever. Read More...

Split in housing market confidence - 28th July 2014

Is it a good time to sell your home? What about if you’re looking to buy? Well, it seems that opinions could be divided, with latest figures revealing a clear split in housing market sentiment between buyers and sellers. Read More...

The current account charges that don’t add up - 28th July 2014

Current accounts have hit the headlines a lot recently. High-interest accounts have garnered a lot of attention while the switching process and challenger banks have also been in the news, but unfortunately that news hasn’t always been positive. Read More...

London least profitable place to be a landlord - 25th July 2014

Where do you think would be the best region in the UK to be a landlord? If you thought London, you’re not alone, but research has shown that this actually isn’t the case at all. Read More...

Holidays or the home – what do your savings go on? - 25th July 2014

We all know the value of savings, but people can often have different priorities when it comes to this kind of money management – particularly between men and women. Read More...

More first-time buyers on the ladder - 25th July 2014

There’s been a lot of good news for first-time buyers over the last few months, from Help to Buy schemes to more high loan-to-value mortgages. And it looks like it’s paying off. Read More...

6 of the best three-year fixed rate bonds - 24th July 2014

Fixed rate bonds are the best, and often only, way to secure a decent return from your money. Thanks to tax and inflation you’ll need an account paying at least 2.38% per annum to do so, and three-year bonds can offer these kinds of rates. Read More...

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