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

Product News

Market-leading mortgage gets 5-star review -  21st October 2014

Woolwich from Barclays has reduced the fee on its 10-year fixed rate mortgage, earning this market-leading product a five-star review. Read More...

5-yr ISA holds onto place in the top 5 -  21st October 2014

Principality Building Society has made a slight reduction to its five-year fixed rate cash ISA. Nevertheless, the ISA has kept its competitive edge and retained a position among the top five for its sector. Read More...

BTL mortgage from Virgin stays near the top -  21st October 2014

Virgin Money has reduced the rate on its two-year variable tracker mortgage by 0.10%, bolstering its place among the top 10 for its sector. Read More...

E-bond from Yorkshire BS enters charts -  20th October 2014

Yorkshire Building Society has released a new one-year e-bond that has headed straight into the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

2-yr fixed rate mortgage enters top 10 -  20th October 2014

HSBC has reviewed its fixed rate products and made several reductions. The two-year deal has been reduced by 0.20%, which has earned it a place in the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

News

One third can’t find assets left in wills - 21st October 2014

The loss of a loved one can take an emotional toll on family and friends, but matters are made even more stressful when a financial muddle is left behind. Read More...

Take control of your heating and save £75 a year - 21st October 2014

When the clocks tick back this weekend, it’s likely that more and more of the nation’s thermostats will be ticking forward. Read More...

How to improve your credit score - 21st October 2014

Are you thinking about applying for credit? If so, you need to make sure your credit score is in order. Read More...

Winter is on its way – are you ready for it? - 20th October 2014

The temperatures are starting to drop, the wind is starting to blast and the clocks are set to go back this coming weekend. Winter is definitely on its way, but are you ready to face it? Read More...

£60K to move up the ladder - 20th October 2014

Are you thinking of moving up the housing ladder? If so, you’ll need a hefty chunk to add to your deposit, after new research revealed it costs homeowners an average of £60,000 to take the next step. Read More...

Savings levels fall as women feel the pinch - 20th October 2014

Savings levels have dropped over the summer months, bringing the steady rise seen over the last year to an end. Read More...

8 things your bank will never ask you to do… - 20th October 2014

The UK’s biggest banks have decided to publish a list of the things they would never ask their customers to do after a YouGov poll found that millions of account holders unwittingly leave themselves open to fraud. Read More...

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