Product News

Milestone Savings’ one-year bond now improved -  20th April 2018

Milestone Savings has increased the rate on its one-year fixed bond by 0.08%, which sees it enter the Best Buy savings chart for its sector and earns it a high rating. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 19/04/2018 -  19th April 2018

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. Read More...

Hodge Bank improves savings accounts -  18th April 2018

Hodge Bank has increased selected fixed savings rates by 0.05%, which sees its three-year bond and one-year ISA enter the charts for their sectors. They both also earn a high rating. Read More...

Five-year bond and ISA compete -  16th April 2018

United Bank UK has increased its five-year fixed rate bond and the equivalent ISA by 0.44%, which sees the bond enter the savings chart for its sector in a competitive place, while the ISA sits at the top of the charts. They both earn a high rating. Read More...

Wyelands’ two-year bond tops Best Buys -  13th April 2018

Wyelands Bank has improved the rates on selected fixed term bonds by up to 0.45%, which sees its two-year account jump into the number one spot of the Best Buys for its sector, as its 12-month bond also enters the charts. Both earn a high rating. Read More...

News

Car owners rejoice: insurance premiums fall again

20th April 2018 Following a peak in premiums during the second quarter of 2017, the average price for car insurance has now been falling steadily for three quarters, with the average quoted premium at £660.64 in the first three months of 2018. Read More...

Retirees remain cautious after pension freedoms

20th April 2018 When the pension freedoms were introduced in April 2015, many worried retirees might take too much too fast and end up without an income. These fears have been found to be largely unfounded, as most pensioners have remained careful with their pots. Read More...

Portfolio landlords remain optimistic

19th April 2018 Q1 of 2018 saw the number of portfolio landlords (with between six and 20 properties) rise from 35% to 39%. Given last year's regulatory changes, it’s interesting that portfolio landlords’ confidence doesn’t seem to have been dented too much. Read More...

2017 saw identity fraud hit record high

19th April 2018 The UK’s leading fraud prevention service has released figures from 2017 that saw over 300,000 cases of fraud take place. While this marks a welcome decrease of 6% overall, fraud is up in certain areas, so it remains important to stay vigilant. Read More...

6 of the best regular savings accounts

19th April 2018 Regular savings accounts can provide a great way to start building up a savings pot, or for those with a set goal in mind who want to put some money away every month and get a great return. Read More...

Equity release lending at £870 million

18th April 2018 The first three months of 2018 saw equity release lending more than double over the past two years, from £394 million in the first quarter of 2016 to £870 million this quarter. As a result, nearly £10 million in housing wealth was withdrawn per day. Read More...

With inflation down, savers have choices to make

18th April 2018 Today’s official statistics see the Consumer Prices Index drop from 2.7% to 2.5% in March. As inflation is now back to being below the highest savings rates, those who prefer to have their interest paid on a monthly basis may want to think again. Read More...