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Sainsbury’s Bank cuts balance transfer fee -  21st February 2017

Sainsbury’s Bank has decreased the introductory fee on its leading 0% balance transfer credit card by 0.05%, which has strengthened its place in the Best Buy chart for its sector and earned it our highest rating. Read More...

Halifax’s balance transfer card remains top -  21st February 2017

Halifax has reduced the introductory balance transfer fee on its leading balance transfer credit card by 0.30%, which helps to cement its number one status in the Best Buy chart of its sector and earns it an Outstanding rating in the process. Read More...

Zenith enters 3yr savings bond chart -  20th February 2017

Zenith Bank (UK) has increased the rate on its three-year fixed bond by 0.08%, which has helped it to enter the Best Buy chart for its sector and earned it a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

Principality increases 2yr ISA rate -  20th February 2017

Principality BS has amended a number of its fixed rate products, increasing rates by as much as 0.20%. As a result, its two-year ISA has secured its place in the Best Buy chart for its sector and earned a high rating. Read More...

West Brom reduces 2yr mortgage rate -  17th February 2017

West Brom BS has reduced the rate on its two-year mortgage deal, which has earned it a high Moneyfacts rating as well as a place in the Best Buy chart for its sector. Read More...

News

Properties around parks cost 90.4% more

22nd February 2017 Living near a park is often on the priority list for house hunters in the city, especially those with small children, but those park-side properties can come with a pretty hefty premium, costing an impressive 90.4% more on average. Read More...

Long-term ISA rates see a small rise

22nd February 2017 ISA season is nearly upon us. While we’re not expecting much this year, with rates still largely at record lows, this week’s UK Savings Trends report did show that the average long-term ISA rate is up, and has been rising for the last three months. Read More...

Could you be due flight compensation?

22nd February 2017 Have you experienced a flight delay of 3+ hours, without receiving compensation? Happily, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched enforcement action against five major airlines to help passengers get their due. Read More...

First-time buyer market ready for spring

21st February 2017 Prospective first-time buyers are getting poised to start house-hunting as spring nears. Happily, our latest research shows that the number of available mortgage deals is still going up, and rates remain lower than years gone by. Read More...

Home insurance costs on the rise

21st February 2017 New research has revealed that the average home insurance premium rose by 1.8% over the year to January. This makes the average cost of a policy now £124, and, due to insurance premium tax rises and the weak pound, likely to keep rising. Read More...

The financial pitfalls of cohabiting

20th February 2017 It is increasingly common for couples to live together, even with children, without giving a second thought to marriage. Yet research shows that cohabitees are exposed to more financial risks than those who are married/in a civil partnership. Read More...

Long-term fixed bond rates rise

20th February 2017 The average long-term fixed bond rate has risen by 0.05% to 1.30% this month, the first time such a significant rise has occurred since October 2015, and therefore worth a small celebration. Read More...