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Budget 2018: what could it mean for you?

31st October 2018 Chancellor Philip Hammond has just finished his 2018 Budget speech, which has been relatively surprise-free, with no news for savers and just a few positives for first-time buyers. Here are the key points for consumers. Read More...

10 years on from the crash

14th September 2018 The financial crisis of 2008 affected us all in one way or another. Now, a decade later, we’ve taken a look back to see how or if the mortgage and savings markets have recovered. Read More...

Base rate remains on hold

10th May 2018 The Monetary Policy Committee has today decided to keep the Bank of England base rate at 0.50%. Considering all the speculation of the last few months, with a rate rise almost a foregone conclusion at one point, this news may elate/disappoint some. Read More...

Expectations of May base rate rise fall

25th April 2018 After so many signs pointed to an impending rise in base rate, only 7% of UK households now expect a rate hike next month. This may be great news for homeowners, but also disappointing to hear for savers across the country. Read More...

What does the Budget mean for you?

23rd November 2017 Yesterday’s Budget was heralded by Chancellor Philip Hammond as one that would “help families to cope with the cost of living,” but will it? We take a look at what the key policy points could mean for you. Read More...

Budget 2017: Stamp duty abolished for new buyers

22nd November 2017 Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled the first Autumn Budget earlier today (22 November), the highlight being that stamp duty has been largely abolished for first-time buyers, a move that could benefit up to 95% of new buyers. Read More...

Budget 2017 – what does it mean for you?

16th March 2018 Chancellor Philip Hammond took to the floor earlier today to reveal his Budget for 2017, and we’ve scoured the small print to hunt out the best nuggets of information. Read on to get an outline of the main points and see if anything will impact you. Read More...

Inflation and you: what does the latest rise mean?

10th August 2018 Today saw not only the outlining of the Government’s stance on leaving the EU, but also a rise in inflation that was larger than predicted. But what does this mean for the pound in your pocket? Read More...


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