Product News

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 14/12/2017 -  14th December 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...

United Bank’s 5yr ISA now number one -  13th December 2017

United Bank UK has increased selected ISA rates by up to 0.50%, which has seen its five-year fixed rate ISA jump into the top spot of the Best Buy chart for its sector, earning it a high Moneyfacts rating in the process. Read More...

nuba’s balance transfer card still competes -  8th December 2017

nuba has decreased the introductory balance transfer term on its leading balance transfer card, but despite this, it is still competitive enough to retain a place in the Best Buy chart for its sector and earn our highest rating. Read More...

Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 07/12/2017 -  7th December 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...

NS&I release new bond issues -  5th December 2017

National Savings & Investments has relaunched its popular Guaranteed Growth and Guaranteed Income Bonds, with the three-year deals in particular earning high praise, as well as competitive places in the Best Buys and a high Moneyfacts rating. Read More...

News

5.8m renters have no plan B if they can’t work

14th December 2017 Would you be able to cope if you were unable to work? Do you know how you’d pay your rent? Well, new research has found that a whopping 5.8 million renters don’t know how they’d cope if they were too ill to work. Read More...

6 of the best short-term bonds

14th December 2017 Looking for a bit of extra security when it comes to your cash, but don't want a long-term commitment? That's where a short-term bond could come in. Read More...

Buy-to-let remortgaging sees boost

13th December 2017 Official figures show that the new regulations regarding portfolio landlords have not slowed down remortgagors, with October seeing a 20.5% increase in the number of BTL remortgage loans, as well as a 20% rise in their overall value. Read More...

Older generations more hands off with investments

13th December 2017 Given the ongoing economic uncertainty, it’s worrying news that only 36% of investors who are over 45 years old have taken steps to protect or safeguard their savings. In contrast, 77% of those aged between 18 and 34 have done so. Read More...

Charities suffer as the cost of living rises

12th December 2017 Given the news that inflation has risen once again, it may not come as a surprise that there has been a drop in the amount that is being donated to charities. However, this drop may be less severe than expected. Read More...

Inflation up again–what does it mean for savings?

12th December 2017 2017 has certainly been an interesting year for savers, from the record-low rates at the start of the year to the base rate rise near the end. Throughout most of this, inflation has been going up, and last month was no exception. Read More...

Beware: homeowners losing safety nets

11th December 2017 The financial crisis of 2008 saw certain safety nets put in place to help homeowners who struggle to make their mortgage repayments. Unfortunately, a report by UK Finance published today has revealed that most of this support is being withdrawn. Read More...