Product News

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 18/01/2018 -  18th January 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. The deals are available right now, but may be subject to change. Read More...

Atom Bank updates competitive bond range -  17th January 2018

Atom Bank has increased rates on its fixed bond range by up to 0.10%, earning them a high rating. The one-year bond is now the market-leader for its term, the two and three-year bonds become joint top, and its five-year bond is near market-leading. Read More...

Principality launches 5yr BTL deal -  17th January 2018

Principality BS has launched a new five-year fixed rate buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage deal, which offers the lowest rate for its terms and is competitive enough to earn a place in the Best Buy charts and the highest Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

West Brom BS unveils Best Buy ISA -  16th January 2018

West Brom BS has launched a new short-term ISA that heads straight into the Best Buy chart for two-year ISAs. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 11/01/2018 -  11th January 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. The deals are available right now, but may be subject to change. Read More...

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Variable savings rates still not at pre-cut levels

18th January 2018 It’s now been two months since the base rate rise, but unfortunately, it hasn’t had much of a positive impact on the savings market. Not only have short-term bond rates actually fallen, but even variable rates have yet to experience the full benefit. Read More...

New year, new bank account?

17th January 2018 January may be the perfect time to make financial changes. To maximise what you get from everyday banking, you could consider changing your current account. Some ads have recently been boasting incentives for switching, but are these your best bet? Read More...

£3.3bn set to be spent combatting January blues

17th January 2018 A tried and tested method of beating the blues, retail therapy is set to be popular this month, with £3.3 billion set to be spent in the January sales. This rivals the popularity of Black Friday and actually beats the Christmas sales. Read More...

Mortgage borrowers spring into action

16th January 2018 Mortgage borrowers appear to have been spurred into life by last year’s rise in the base rate, after official figures revealed a sharp upturn in mortgage activity in November. Read More...

2017 worst year for cash ISA returns

16th January 2018 Despite today’s figures showing that inflation has gone down slightly, it still sits much higher than the return that can be gained on cash ISAs, especially as last year’s average return of 0.93% was found to be the lowest ever seen on our records. Read More...

Relieve some Blue Monday money stress

15th January 2018 Today is Blue Monday, thought of as the gloomiest day of the year. While you may be feeling down in the dumps today for any number of reasons, if it’s money worries that are getting you down, we’ve got some tips that may help relieve the stress. Read More...

Credit card surcharge ban comes into force

15th January 2018 Consumers should no longer be charged extra for paying by debit or credit card after new rules banning so-called ‘surcharges’ finally came into force across the EU. Read More...