Today's 'Money in a Minute' showcases the best new launches in the savings and mortgage markets over the past week.
The products featured have been handpicked by the impartial research team here at Moneyfacts.co.uk, so you can be sure they are some of the best deals in their respective fields.
To make sure you fully understand the products, the technical details behind the plans are followed by our analysis.
This latest rate increase to the Bank of Cyprus UK's three year bond sees it settle amongst the top deals in its field. Paying a competitive rate of 4.25% on a wide range of investment amounts, savers must be willing to lock away funds for the duration of the three year term.
The Post Office's Online Saver Issue 3 account pays a competitive rate of 2.85%, including a 1.20% bonus for twelve months. Sitting comfortably amongst the other no notice market leaders, this deal should appeal to investors who require easy, short term access to their money without incurring a penalty.
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The new two year fixed deal at 4.19% to 30.6.13 has loan-to-values of between 75 and 80%, depending on the mortgage advance. As well as a competitive rate, this product offers a good all-round package with no arrangement fee and a generous incentive package, which should please borrowers looking to keep set-up costs to a minimum.
This new two year deal at 3.99% is the lowest fixed rate currently offered by Norwich & Peterborough Building Society. Borrowers looking for a flexible mortgage deal will be pleased with the options to make overpayments and underpayments and to take payment holidays.
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