Product News

5-yr ISA keeps its hold on top 5 place -  6th March 2015

Virgin Money has extended its fixed rate ISAs, allowing its five-year deal to retain its top-five position in the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

New easy access ISA shoots into the top 10 -  6th March 2015

Skipton Building Society has sprung a new easy access ISA onto the market, and its competitive terms have enabled it to steal a place on the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

Fixed rate ISAs storm the charts -  6th March 2015

Leeds Building Society has given its ISA offerings a boost by increasing selected rates by up to 0.20% as well as introducing a new three-year fixed rate product. Read More...

BTL mortgage gets an ‘outstanding’ rating -  6th March 2015

Cumberland Building Society has reduced selected rates among its fixed buy-to-let products. One of the products receiving a larger cut of 0.12% is the three-year fixed deal, which has merited the highest Moneyfacts rating as a result. Read More...

2-yr 95% mortgage gets ‘outstanding’ rating -  5th March 2015

Hanley Economic Building Society has reduced selected fixed rate mortgages, one of which has earned an ‘outstanding’ review for its competitive terms. Read More...

News

Are you prepared for an interest rate rise? - 06th March 2015

It's been announced that base rate will remain at 0.5% for a further month, marking the sixth anniversary of being at its record low – but it won’t last forever. The rate will rise eventually and mortgage rates will follow suit, but are you ready? Read More...

The pensions gender gap - 06th March 2015

How much do you plan to retire on? And, tellingly, how does it compare to the plans of your partner? Research has highlighted the stark gender gap in retirement expectations, with women planning to retire on £4,800 – or 25% – less than men. Read More...

Top cash ISA deals - 05th March 2015

Are you still looking for a home for this year's tax-free allowance? If so, you'll need to be quick – the deadline is looming. Read More...

Are you afraid to open your post? - 05th March 2015

Do you always open your post? Chances are, some of it gets discarded, and it’s a widespread phenomenon: research has found that 46% of respondents regularly receive letters that they don’t open, and it isn’t all of the junk variety. Read More...

Brits rely on overdrafts instead of savings - 04th March 2015

If you find yourself running out of cash towards the end of the month, what do you do? For some, a savings pot will be the answer, but research has found that a worrying number of people turn to their overdraft instead. Read More...

Six things you need to know about ISA transfers - 04th March 2015

This year’s ISA season has so far been disappointing, with few providers feeling the need to offer competitive rates or launch new products. However, it’s the ideal time to take a look at your current situation... Read More...

Will you use your full ISA allowance this year? - 04th March 2015

The new tax year is fast approaching, and that means many people will be thinking about their ISA for the year ahead. The question is, have you made the most of this year’s allowance – and do you even know what it is? Read More...