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Virgin’s improved easy access rates -  22nd May 2017

Virgin Money has increased the rates on both its ISA and non-ISA easy access accounts by 0.20%, which sees them enter the Best Buy charts for their respective sectors, and earns them a high rating. Read More...

Charter’s 2yr bond now number 2 -  19th May 2017

Charter Savings Bank has increased the rate on its two-year fixed bond by 0.09%, which sees it move up the Best Buy chart for its sector, now sitting at the number two spot, and earns it a high rating. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 18/05/2017 -  18th May 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...

Excellent easy access saver -  18th May 2017

Yorkshire BS has amended selected accounts, yet despite these changes its easy access with bonus savings account has managed to maintain its place in the Best Buy chart for its sector, earning it a high rating as well. Read More...

Union Bank of India improves 2yr bond -  15th May 2017

Union Bank of India UK has increased selected rates by up to 0.15%, resulting in its two-year deal entering the Best Buy chart for its sector and earning a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

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Bank holiday home improvements cost over £2,000

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

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!

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

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...

BTL mortgages for Ltd companies double

22nd May 2017 The buy-to-let market has come under increased scrutiny of late, with tax reliefs being cut and profitability compromised. This means landlords are looking at their options, with many considering setting up their own limited company instead. Read More...

Fixed savings rates rise yet again!

19th May 2017 Fixed savings rates are always far higher than their easy access counterparts, and recently they’ve been leading the way in terms of rate rises, too. Happily, they’re still very much on the up, and have risen to the highest seen since last Autumn! Read More...

Longest ever interest-free credit cards available

19th May 2017 Competition has been heating up in the interest-free credit card sector of late, and in the last few weeks we’ve seen the launch of the longest ever 0% purchase term on record, clocking in at 31 months. Is it time to get in on the action? Read More...