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Aspiring first-time buyers’ costly miscalculations

Updated: 26th May 2017 - First Published: 26th May 2017 New research has found that most aspiring first-time buyers are underestimating how much their mortgage repayments will be compared with their current monthly rental costs, which could prove a costly mistake when hunting for a first home. Read More...

Tax hikes lead to higher home insurance costs

Updated: 25th May 2017 - First Published: 26th May 2017 It may have felt like winter lasted forever this year, but despite it being with us for months on end, it was surprisingly mild – which makes the finding that home insurance costs edged up rather unexpected. Read More...

6 of the best regular savings accounts

Updated: 25th May 2017 - First Published: 25th May 2017 We know it can be difficult to get into the habit of saving. Other spending can easily get in the way, and before you know it, it's the end of the month and you haven't put any of your disposable income into a savings account. Read More...

Card spending ramps up – so make it work for you

Updated: 25th May 2017 - First Published: 25th May 2017 Spending on debit and credit cards continues to rise, with much of this driven by the growth in online and contactless spending. But what if you could get even more from your flexible friend? Well, you can! Read More...

Retirees worried their money won’t last

Updated: 24th May 2017 - First Published: 24th May 2017 Financial concerns can be pressing at any age, but arguably even more so during retirement - money is the biggest concern for 28% of retirees, while 35% are worried their cash will run out, and a quarter don’t think their pension will last. Read More...

Mortgage war ramps up with lowest tracker rate

Updated: 24th May 2017 - First Published: 24th May 2017 Competition in the mortgage market has been intense for some time, with providers continually looking to lower their rates. Things have just stepped up a notch, too, with the launch of the lowest tracker mortgage rate ever seen! Read More...

Bank holiday home improvements cost over £2,000

Updated: 23rd May 2017 - First Published: 23rd May 2017 Many people view the Spring Bank Holiday – which this year falls on 29 May – as a chance to spruce up their home, with the extra day off work boasting plenty of DIY potential. But have you thought about how much it could cost? Read More...

First-timers find Help to Buy ISAs less helpful

Updated: 23rd May 2017 - First Published: 23rd May 2017 More first-time buyers may be getting on the ladder, but there's still the daunting task of saving a deposit. Unfortunately, it's even harder thanks to rate cuts, and even the Government-backed Help to Buy ISA hasn’t been immune. Read More...

New savings account that pays 4% just launched!

Updated: 24th May 2017 - First Published: 23rd May 2017 The savings market has been showing tentative signs of improvement of late, and happily, this looks set to continue – Ford Money launched two brand new regular savings accounts yesterday paying 4%, the highest savings rate we’ve seen in ages! Read More...

Younger travellers don’t have insurance

Updated: 22nd May 2017 - First Published: 22nd May 2017 Travel insurance is something that should be on everyone’s holiday packing list, yet not enough people give it the priority it deserves, as 25% of holidaymakers travelled abroad uninsured last year – the biggest culprits being younger travellers. Read More...


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