Product News

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 17/08/2017 -  17th August 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...

Atom improves fixed bonds -  17th August 2017

Atom Bank has increased its fixed rates by 0.10%, which sees its one, two and five-year deals climb the charts, while its three-year bond becomes number one in the Best Buy chart for its sector. All earn a high rating. Read More...

New 2yr BTL from Post Office Money enters charts -  16th August 2017

Post Office Money has launched a new two-year fixed rate buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage, which is attractive enough to earn a competitive place in the Best Buy chart for its sector as well as a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

Bank and Clients enters 2yr fixed bond chart -  15th August 2017

Bank and Clients has relaunched several accounts, which has resulted in its two-year fixed bond entering the Best Buy chart for its sector and earning a high rating. Read More...

Yorkshire BS’s 1yr ISA enters charts -  14th August 2017

Yorkshire BS has amended several of its savings accounts, which sees its one-year ISA enter the Best Buy chart for its sector, earning it a high Moneyfacts rating in the process. Read More...

News

6 of the best long-term bonds

18th August 2017 Fixed rate bonds can be one of the best ways to secure a decent return from your money, but if you really want to secure those growth-generating rates, you’ll need to think longer term. Read More...

Pre-travel worries – insurance isn’t one of them

18th August 2017 If you’re squeezing in a last-minute summer break, you’re probably counting down – but you could also be starting to feel slightly anxious about the whole thing. Pre-travel anxiety affects many of us, yet not everyone plans ahead to reduce it. Read More...

Loans with a personal touch: the new way to borrow

17th August 2017 Applying for a personal loan can be a minefield. Not only do you need a perfect credit score, but you need to prepare yourself for the fact that you may not get the advertised rate – and that you may even be declined. What if there was a better way? Read More...

Saving money vs. saving – consumer confusion

17th August 2017 We’re often told of the importance of saving, and many of us like to think that we’re pretty savvy with it. But do you know the difference between saving money and actual saving? According to research, a lot of consumers tend to confuse the two. Read More...

Are ISAs still worth it?

16th August 2017 ISAs used to be the darling of the savings market, yet they’ve begun to lose their shine, with the Personal Savings Allowance all but sounding the death knell for these tax-free accounts. So, are these once-loved accounts still worth it? Read More...

Energy bills could rocket by £400 per year

16th August 2017 No-one wants to spend more on their energy bills than they need to, yet unfortunately, a huge number of households could be sleepwalking into higher bills when their tariffs come to an end this month. Don’t be one of them! Read More...

Equity release helps first-time buyers

16th August 2017 Equity release can be a great way for retirees to free up some of the cash from their home, but did you know that it can help first-time buyers, too? Figures show that equity release has helped 13 people a week onto the housing ladder so far in 2017. Read More...