Product News

1 and 2-year ISAs go top -  21st August 2017

Virgin Money has increased selected rates by up to 0.16%, which sees its one and two-year ISAs jump to the top of the Best Buy charts for their respective sectors, earning them a high rating in the process. Read More...

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...

News

Bank of Gran and Grandad open for business

22nd August 2017 While the bank of Mum and Dad has long been known as the go-to place for first-time buyers, it seems that the bank of Gran and Grandad is becoming increasingly popular, too, with generous grandparents giving thousands to the younger generation. Read More...

One millionth Help to Buy ISA open

22nd August 2017 Last weekend saw the opening of the one millionth Help to Buy ISA, showing the enduring popularity of this type of Government-backed savings account for those looking to take their first step onto the property ladder. Read More...

Balance transfer competition starting to waver

22nd August 2017 Credit card competition has been rife for interest-free balance transfers in recent years, yet increased scrutiny in this sector means that such heavy competition appears to be waning, with average 0% interest terms starting to dip. Read More...

One in 10 adults own more than one property

21st August 2017 There has been a 30% increase in the number of adults who own multiple properties, up from 1.6 million in the period between 2000 and 2002 to 5.2 million people in 2012-2014. This means that one in 10 Brits now owns more than one house. Read More...

Ethical funds perform strongly once again

21st August 2017 The latest survey from Moneyfacts suggests that, given the continued strong performance of many ethical funds, they should be more popular than they are – is it time to add these funds to your portfolio? Read More...

The end of pensions cold calling

21st August 2017 There have long been calls for a ban on pensions cold calling, with many retirees having lost their life savings to unscrupulous scammers. Happily, that kind of thing could be coming to an end, with new measures being put in place to protect savers. Read More...

Savings market sees boost in new providers

21st August 2017 Activity in the savings market has been edging up of late, and our latest research reveals that there’s another area of improvement, with the number of providers in the savings market having reached its highest point in over seven years. Read More...