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

Product News

Top one-year ISA from Britannia -  22nd July 2014

Britannia has reviewed its savings range by changing issue numbers and amending rates, but its one-year ISA remains amongst the Moneyfacts best buys. Read More...

Marsden BS unveils online notice account -  21st July 2014

Marsden BS has entered the online notice account market with the launch of this 95-day notice account. Read More...

Investec improves fixed rate bonds -  21st July 2014

Investec Bank has increased the rates on its short to medium-term fixed rate bonds, reaffirming its position in the Moneyfacts best buys. Read More...

Rate rise for SAGA two-year bond  -  18th July 2014

SAGA has increased the rate paid on its two-year bond to 2.10% yearly, moving it into the Moneyfacts best buy charts. Read More...

Cambridge & Counties improves business account -  17th July 2014

Cambridge & Counties Bank has raised the rate on its popular 95 day notice business account to cement its position in the Moneyfacts best buys. Read More...

News

Is lending money putting your finances at risk? - 22nd July 2014

We all like to think we’d lend money to friends and family if they were in need. A large proportion of us do, but could you be left struggling if you didn’t get that money back? Read More...

Government unveils free retirement guidance plans - 22nd July 2014

Retirees will soon be entitled to free and impartial guidance on how to make the most of the new pension freedoms being introduced from next year. Read More...

First-time buyer numbers at seven-year high - 21st July 2014

First-time buyer numbers hit a seven-year high in the first six months of the year with the economic recovery and the Government’s Help to Buy scheme both playing a key role. Read More...

Sales of equity release hit 10-year high - 21st July 2014

The equity release market has recorded its busiest quarter in almost a decade, as increasing numbers of retirees choose to tap into the wealth tied up in their homes. Read More...

Current account market set for competition inquiry - 21st July 2014

A new financial watchdog has said it could launch a full-blown investigation into high street banks which it believes are strangling competition in the current account market. Read More...

Rising property values mean big landlord returns - 18th July 2014

Landlords have seen total returns on their property investments reach their highest level in four years, after the value of the homes that they own soared. Read More...

Women without savings urged to protect families - 18th July 2014

Hundreds of thousands of women with no savings to their name have been warned they could be putting their families' financial future at risk by failing to have the right kind of protection in place. Read More...

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