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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...

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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...

“Challenging conditions” for personal pensions

15th August 2017 Private pensions are becoming increasingly important, particularly given that state pension age is rising. It’s therefore worrying news that the economic environment for investors has weakened, with a marked drop in pension fund performance. Read More...

Savings rates improve – but don’t beat inflation

15th August 2017 Official figures show that inflation remained at 2.6% in July, which means that even the best savings accounts still can’t quite overcome it. However, it isn’t all bad news – rates may not be inflation-beating, but averages are continuing to rise! Read More...

Savers in the dark about investing

15th August 2017 Saving in cash is all well and good, but it doesn’t exactly give you the best returns. After all, even today’s best savings rates are meagre compared to days gone by, which means investing could be a viable alternative. Read More...