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Clydesdale and Yorkshire cut the cost of borrowing -  26th August 2014

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have cut the cost of borrowing on higher loan amounts, reducing rates by up to 0.8% APR. Read More...

Top 10 business bond from Teachers BS -  26th August 2014

Teachers Building Society has increased the rate on its one-year fixed rate business bond by 0.15%, helping it storm into the Moneyfacts charts for short-term saving. Read More...

Five-year bond from Tesco enters the top 10 -  22nd August 2014

Tesco Bank has reviewed its saving rates and boosted them by up to 0.10%. Its instant access cash ISA has also benefited, with a 0.20% increase. This boost has put the five-year bond into the top 10 of the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

Vanquis Bank scores market-leading rate -  22nd August 2014

Vanquis Bank has upped the rates on its four and five-year fixed accounts by 0.05%. This has propelled the four-year bond into a market-leading position, while the five-year version sits just below the leading heavyweights for its term. Read More...

Investec Bank PLC’s saving account tops charts -  22nd August 2014

Investec Bank PLC has increased the rate on its two-year fixed rate account by 0.05%, causing it to soar to the top of the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

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Do you understand annuities? - 26th August 2014

Changes announced in the 2014 Budget mean retirees have more flexibility than ever when it comes to choosing how to spend their pension pot. Annuities are just one of those income-generating solutions, but do you fully understand what they are? Read More...

Mortgage holders reveal rate rise concerns - 22nd August 2014

Two in five mortgage holders have admitted to being concerned about the impact a rise in the base rate of interest could have on their monthly mortgage repayments as an increase looms ever larger on the horizon. Read More...

How to get the most out of your travel money - 21st August 2014

Over two million British holidaymakers are set to head overseas during the August Bank Holiday, but before you start the important task of packing the suitcase, there's one more thing you need to consider – the money situation. Read More...

Equity release misgivings see retirees miss out - 21st August 2014

Misplaced fears about equity release mean many retirees are unnecessarily limiting their options when it comes to looking at ways to boost their income in their retirement. Read More...

How will you fund a longer retirement? - 20th August 2014

Many of us are living longer these days, and that can only mean one thing – retirements are getting longer, too! While this is of course a good thing, it could put extra pressure on your finances. So just how will you fund a lengthy retirement? Read More...

House prices are up – but growth is moderating - 20th August 2014

There’s no denying the fact that house prices are increasing, but latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) provide more evidence that the market is starting to moderate. Read More...

Do you borrow money from family? - 19th August 2014

It can’t be denied that it’s often difficult to balance the books. Even with the drop in inflation, stagnant wage growth and rising prices mean many of us don’t have a lot left over after essential bills – so some turn to family members for help. Read More...

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