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Tiered easy access savings rates risen -  23rd February 2017

Sainsbury’s Bank has increased selected rates by 0.05%, which has made its easy access account appealing enough to earn a place in the Best Buy chart for its sector, as well as a high rating. Read More...

Skipton’s easy access account competes -  23rd February 2017

Skipton BS has increased selected rates by up to 0.16%, which has made its easy access account competitive enough to earn a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

Sainsbury’s Bank cuts balance transfer fee -  21st February 2017

Sainsbury’s Bank has decreased the introductory fee on its leading 0% balance transfer credit card by 0.05%, which has strengthened its place in the Best Buy chart for its sector and earned it our highest rating. Read More...

Halifax’s balance transfer card remains top -  21st February 2017

Halifax has reduced the introductory balance transfer fee on its leading balance transfer credit card by 0.30%, which helps to cement its number one status in the Best Buy chart of its sector and earns it an Outstanding rating in the process. Read More...

Zenith enters 3yr savings bond chart -  20th February 2017

Zenith Bank (UK) has increased the rate on its three-year fixed bond by 0.08%, which has helped it to enter the Best Buy chart for its sector and earned it a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

News

Considering equity release? Get the right advice

24th February 2017 Equity release has been enjoying a surge in popularity, with the sector breaking new lending records on a regular basis. More and more people are considering it, but how do you know if it’s right for you? It’s all about getting the right advice. Read More...

Brits set to save £93.5bn in 2017

23rd February 2017 It seems that the recent signs of improvement in the savings market could be having an impact on savers, with many still keen to squirrel away a serious amount of cash over the next year, equating to a whopping £93.5bn across the UK. Read More...

Top 6 long-term cash ISAs

23rd February 2017 It's been a pretty good week for savings rates, what with the long-term fixed rate seeing the largest jump since October 2015, and the average long-term ISA rate having risen for the third consecutive month! Read More...

Properties around parks cost 90.4% more

22nd February 2017 Living near a park is often on the priority list for house hunters in the city, especially those with small children, but those park-side properties can come with a pretty hefty premium, costing an impressive 90.4% more on average. Read More...

Long-term ISA rates see a small rise

22nd February 2017 ISA season is nearly upon us. While we’re not expecting much this year, with rates still largely at record lows, this week’s UK Savings Trends report did show that the average long-term ISA rate is up, and has been rising for the last three months. Read More...

Could you be due flight compensation?

22nd February 2017 Have you experienced a flight delay of 3+ hours, without receiving compensation? Happily, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched enforcement action against five major airlines to help passengers get their due. Read More...

First-time buyer market ready for spring

21st February 2017 Prospective first-time buyers are getting poised to start house-hunting as spring nears. Happily, our latest research shows that the number of available mortgage deals is still going up, and rates remain lower than years gone by. Read More...