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Happy Pensions Awareness Day!

Updated: 15th September 2017 - First Published: 15th September 2017 We could all do with getting more engaged with our pensions, with frequent warnings that we’re not saving enough for retirement. That’s why the Pensions Awareness Campaign was launched, and today (15 September) is Pensions Awareness Day 2017! Read More...

10 years on from Northern Rock – what’s happened?

Updated: 15th September 2017 - First Published: 15th September 2017 The beginnings of the financial crash first took hold 10 years ago this week, when Northern Rock collapsed and the first run on a British bank in over a century began. How have things changed since then? We take a look. Read More...

Consumers spend £57.8bn on cards

Updated: 14th September 2017 - First Published: 14th September 2017 Spending on debit and credit cards shows no signs of slowing down. If anything, it’s continuing to ramp up, largely thanks to contactless, so much so that consumers spent a whopping £57.8bn on cards in July. Are you making the most of your plastic? Read More...

6 of the best easy access savings accounts

Updated: 14th September 2017 - First Published: 14th September 2017 Easy-access savings accounts are as simple as they sound – they allow you to access your money whenever you need it, without having to give advance notice, and they also allow you to pay into them at any time. Here are six of the best. Read More...

Best buy-to-let mortgages

Updated: 14th September 2017 - First Published: 14th September 2017 Landlords may have had it tough recently, but it doesn’t seem to be deterring providers, with the number of buy-to-let mortgages at a post-crisis high and rates still falling. So why not take advantage? Here the best buy-to-let mortgages available. Read More...

Remortgage activity ramps up as rates hit new lows

Updated: 13th September 2017 - First Published: 13th September 2017 The Holy Grail of remortgaging is to be able to lower your LTV and reduce your mortgage payments in the process, and with record low mortgage rates almost guaranteeing the latter, a rising number of homeowners are now remortgaging. Read More...

Equity release competition continues to surge

Updated: 14th September 2017 - First Published: 13th September 2017 It’s little wonder that the equity release market is booming, what with rising house prices allowing older homeowners to benefit from a significant boost in equity. Happily, providers are accommodating this demand, as competition continues to surge. Read More...

90% LTV mortgage availability at post-crisis high

Updated: 12th September 2017 - First Published: 12th September 2017 The high loan-to-value market has been going from strength to strength in recent years, and the 90% LTV market in particular has seen a definite boost this month, with a huge jump in products and lower mortgage rates. Read More...

Savings rates fall well short of rising inflation

Updated: 12th September 2017 - First Published: 12th September 2017 Inflation jumped to 2.9% in August, up from 2.6% in July and the highest in over five years. This could be taking its toll on consumers’ savings as well as their wallets, with no cash savings account able to even come close to the rate of CPI. Read More...

Contents insurance not a priority for students

Updated: 12th September 2017 - First Published: 12th September 2017 Students across the country are gearing up for the start of university, yet many will forget to pack arguably one of the most important items of all. Home insurance is often underestimated, yet can be invaluable should the worst happen. Read More...


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