Product News

Virgin now at the top of all fixed ISA charts -  17th October 2017

Virgin Money has increased the rates on its one, two, three and five-year fixed ISAs by up to 0.40%, which sees all become the market-leaders over their terms, earning them the top spot in the Best Buys and a high rating. Read More...

Vanquis Bank increases fixed bond rates -  13th October 2017

Vanquis Bank Savings has increased rates on selected savings accounts by up to 0.25%, which sees its two, three and five-year deals compete in the Best Buys, earning them all a high rating as well. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 12/10/2017 -  12th October 2017

The Moneyfacts Weekly Product News is a round-up of the latest products or rate changes to hit the consumer finance market over the past seven days. The deals are available right now, but may be subject to change. Read More...

AA improves easy access ISA -  12th October 2017

AA has increased the rate on its easy access ISA by 0.11%. As a result, it’s taken up a competitive place in the variable ISA Best Buy chart and earned a high rating. Read More...

Business bond competes -  11th October 2017

OakNorth Bank has increased the rates on its fixed business deposit accounts by up to 0.13%, which sees its 12-month bond enter the Best Buy chart for its sector in a competitive place and earn a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

News

Remortgage and beat the base rate rise

18th October 2017 Yesterday’s revelation that inflation has hit a five-year high has got everyone talking about the possibility of a base rate rise, which means it’s time to get prepared - and sorting out your mortgage should be at the top of the list. Read More...

Energy suppliers letting down those in debt

18th October 2017 A new report by Ofgem has revealed that customers are building up £600 in accumulated debt before energy companies step in to help, with some suppliers even allowing £800 in electricity debt before they set up a repayment plan. Read More...

Cash ISA rates on the rise

18th October 2017 Cash ISAs haven’t had it easy in recent years, particularly since the PSA decimated the market. However, it looks as though the tide could be turning, as our latest figures show that both cash ISA rates and availability are on the up! Read More...

Mixed news for pensions thanks to inflation

17th October 2017 Given all the news on inflation we’ve been inundated with, you’ll be aware of the effects on your everyday expenses and savings . However, did you know it will also affect pensions – and not necessarily in a bad way? Read More...

Inflation hits 3% - is a base rate rise imminent?

17th October 2017 Inflation ramped up yet again last month, with the measure of CPI rising to 3% in September, its highest level since 2012. This not only means that savers’ cash is still being substantially eroded, but that a base rate rise may not be far off. Read More...

Renovations number one reason for equity release

16th October 2017 Those unfamiliar with equity release will have many questions before they even consider using the equity from their home to free up some cash. To help, we've found the most popular reasons people are taking out equity release. Read More...

Number of savings accounts hits five-year high

16th October 2017 The savings market has been enjoying a revival recently, with both fixed and variable rates edging up. Happily, this isn’t the only area of improvement, with the number of savings accounts available hitting its highest level in five years. Read More...