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M&S Bank personal loan stays in charts -  26th November 2014

M&S Bank has reviewed the rates for its personal loan and made an increase to the £7,500 to £15,000 tier. However, it has kept a grip on the market, retaining a position in the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

1-yr fixed rate bond soars straight into top 10 -  25th November 2014

FirstSave has unleashed two new one-year fixed rate bonds onto the market, one of which has made its presence felt in the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

New 2-yr discounted mortgage gets 4 stars -  25th November 2014

Nottingham Building Society has unveiled three new discounted variable rate mortgages, one of which has merited a four-star review for its terms. Read More...

Offshore savings account keeps top 10 place -  25th November 2014

Permanent Bank International has reviewed its offshore euro savings accounts and made some reductions. However, its 35-day notice deal has retained its competitive edge and held on to its place within the Moneyfacts charts. Read More...

Clydesdale’s bonds sweep up the charts -  24th November 2014

Clydesdale Bank has increased the fixed rates of its retail term deposit bonds by up to 0.21%, pushing them into the Moneyfacts charts for their respective sectors. It has also unveiled a new five-year bond, which has gone straight into the top 10. Read More...

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Women: don’t fall behind with pension planning - 26th November 2014

Working out how you’ll secure a retirement income will be key to long-term financial stability, but not everyone is as up to speed as they should be – women are falling woefully behind in their pension planning, so now’s the time to take action. Read More...

6 of the best easy access savings accounts - 26th November 2014

Easy-access savings accounts are as simple as they sound – they allow you to access your money whenever you need it, without having to give advance notice, and they also allow you to pay into them at any time. Here are six of the best. Read More...

The rise of 10-year mortgages - 26th November 2014

Fixed rate mortgages have long been the format of choice for borrowers seeking to keep their budgets in check, and now, 10-year deals are growing in popularity. But would you fix for that long? Read More...

One in 10 have made false whiplash claims - 25th November 2014

Whiplash injuries in the UK are the source of many car insurance claims, and while most are genuine, some are not. In fact, recent research has found that one in 10 people admitted to either making a false claim or knowing someone who has. Read More...

Time to put financial planning first - 25th November 2014

We’re in the midst of the fifth annual Financial Planning Week, a consumer awareness campaign aimed at helping you improve your financial fitness and achieve your long-term goals. So, isn’t it time you put financial planning first? Read More...

Will you use credit to pay for Christmas? - 25th November 2014

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? If not, it could be time to get cracking. The big day is now only a month away so you’ll want to start ticking people off that list, but there’s one more thing to consider - how you’ll pay for it. Read More...

Consumer confidence gets a welcome boost - 24th November 2014

Decreased spending on fuel, gas and electricity, coupled with an improving employment picture, has sent consumer confidence soaring, enabling it to hit the second-highest level on record. Read More...

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