Product News

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 29/06/2017 -  29th June 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...

OakNorth improves short-term bond rates -  27th June 2017

OakNorth Bank has increased rates on selected fixed bonds by up to 0.11%, which has helped its 12, 15 and 24-month deals maintain their competitive places in the Best Buy charts for their sectors, also earning all a high rating. Read More...

Yorkshire’s 1yr ISA enters charts -  26th June 2017

Yorkshire BS has increased the rate on its one-year fixed ISA by 0.05%, which sees it enter the Best Buy chart for its sector while earning a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 22/06/2017 -  22nd June 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...

Yorkshire’s highly competitive easy access saver -  22nd June 2017

Yorkshire BS has relaunched its easy access saver, now paying a near market-leading rate, which has made it competitive enough to earn second place in the Best Buy chart for its sector, as well as a high rating. Read More...

News

Retirement gender gap grows by £1,000

29th June 2017 The gap between the expected annual retirement incomes of men and women has grown by £1,000 in the last year, which means that women would be wise to up their pension saving now to try and shrink the gap before it's too late. Read More...

Inflation beats no notice over 75% of the time

28th June 2017 Sometimes it helps to look back, to get a different perspective on what is happening now. Doing so has revealed that over the last 10 years, the rate of inflation has outpaced no notice savings account rates over 75% of the time. Read More...

Brits spend nearly £525K on bills

28th June 2017 Inflation means costs are rising. However, you may not have noticed some costs that are going up, as a new study shows these have been slowly rising over the past decade, resulting in a basic household bill of nearly £525,000 over an entire lifetime. Read More...

One in three second steppers need support

27th June 2017 While there’s a lot of attention on the help that first-time buyers get to boost them onto the property ladder, new research has found that 32% of second steppers require more than £20,000 in financial support to help them move further up the ladder. Read More...

Only 10% of easy access accounts pay 1% or more

27th June 2017 Last week, the Governor of the Bank of England suggested people shouldn’t be holding their breath for a base rate rise, which is bad news especially for easy access accounts, as over a third pay less than the base rate of 0.25%. Read More...

More choice for house hunters with bad credit

26th June 2017 Debt is not something we like to talk about, even if it’s in the past, but nonetheless it’s something that can affect our future. Read More...

The cost of (grand)babysitting

26th June 2017 It’s not easy being a grandparent. Either your children are too busy to visit, or – as is the case for 28% of grandparents – you are drafted in to babysit, having to chase them around your home and make sure nothing breaks (including you!). Read More...