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Ikano Bank’s fixed bond rates compete -  20th October 2017

Ikano Bank has increased rates on selected savings accounts by up to 0.16%, with its two and three-year fixed rate bonds now Best Buys and its five-year deal improving its position, earning them all a high rating. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 19/10/2017 -  19th October 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...

Virgin now at the top of all fixed ISA charts -  17th October 2017

Virgin Money has increased the rates on its one, two, three and five-year fixed ISAs by up to 0.40%, which sees all become the market-leaders over their terms, earning them the top spot in the Best Buys and a high rating. Read More...

Vanquis Bank increases fixed bond rates -  13th October 2017

Vanquis Bank Savings has increased rates on selected savings accounts by up to 0.25%, which sees its two, three and five-year deals compete in the Best Buys, earning them all a high rating as well. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 12/10/2017 -  12th October 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...

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It costs £10,830 a year to be a pensioner

20th October 2017 Being a pensioner can cost a lot more than many people think. In fact, even if you’ve paid off your mortgage, the average annual cost can add up to £10,830, or around £210 a week – some 32% more than the full state pension is able to offer. Read More...

Buy-to-let market pauses for breath amid new rules

20th October 2017 The buy-to-let market has put up with a lot recently, and it’s just had another rule change to adapt to. Lenders are now required to apply stricter underwriting criteria to portfolio landlords, and the market is taking a step back to adjust. Read More...

Long-term bond rate hits 15-month high

19th October 2017 Savings rates have been showing signs of improvement recently, and happily we’ve got even more good news for you today, with our latest figures showing that the long-term bond rate has hit a 15-month high. Read More...

How the right card can help pay for Christmas

19th October 2017 Christmas is now little more than two months away. Ideally you’ll be well on your way to building up a savings pot to cover the cost, but if it isn’t up to scratch, you may need another option – and the right credit card could be invaluable. Read More...

Top inflation-beating savings accounts

19th October 2017 Inflation has hit 3%, which means it’s all but impossible to secure a meaningful return from your savings. Negative interest rates are a very real thing, so in real terms, your money is being eroded - unless you can find an account that beats it. Read More...

Remortgage and beat the base rate rise

18th October 2017 Yesterday’s revelation that inflation has hit a five-year high has got everyone talking about the possibility of a base rate rise, which means it’s time to get prepared - and sorting out your mortgage should be at the top of the list. Read More...

Energy suppliers letting down those in debt

18th October 2017 A new report by Ofgem has revealed that customers are building up £600 in accumulated debt before energy companies step in to help, with some suppliers even allowing £800 in electricity debt before they set up a repayment plan. Read More...