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£661: the yearly cost of car vandalism

Updated: 19th January 2018 - First Published: 19th January 2018 To find your car vandalised is not only emotionally tough, but also costly, with the annual cost of car vandalism at £1.9bn. A recent survey shows that three million motorists have their cars vandalised every year, costing an average of £661. Read More...

BTL affordability changes – one year on

Updated: 19th January 2018 - First Published: 19th January 2018 Last January, the buy-to-let (BTL) market was shaken up by regulatory changes which saw providers having to implement tougher restrictions on lending criteria. This has had a mixed effect on mortgage rates. Read More...

6 of the best notice savings accounts

Updated: 19th January 2018 - First Published: 19th January 2018 If you’re looking to secure the best rate on your savings, you generally have one of two options... Read More...

Variable savings rates still not at pre-cut levels

Updated: 18th January 2018 - First Published: 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?

Updated: 17th January 2018 - First Published: 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

Updated: 17th January 2018 - First Published: 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

Updated: 16th January 2018 - First Published: 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

Updated: 16th January 2018 - First Published: 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

Updated: 15th January 2018 - First Published: 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

Updated: 15th January 2018 - First Published: 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...


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