The expertise of the Moneyfacts team is regularly in demand, with journalists and media outlets from across the financial services and national spectrum relying on our experts for up-to-the-minute information. Here's a quick overview of just some of the places we've been in the news recently:
- Our research on the equity release market, where we revealed that the number of equity release products available had hit a record high, proved just as popular, with the story featured in the likes of Financial Reporter, FT Adviser, Mortgage Solutions and Your Mortgage. "Lenders have expanded their product ranges vigorously, in response to consumer demand for greater choice in the market and, as such, the number of deals available is now at its highest level," said Rachel Springall, finance expert at Moneyfacts.co.uk. "The market has expanded five times over from five years ago, showing that lenders are primed and ready with a variety of deals for prospective borrowers."
- This is Money featured our report on the slowdown in competition in the balance transfer credit card market – with the top term available falling from 37 months to 32 while fees ramp up – as did the Scottish Financial News, Your Money and The Money Pages.
- Rachel produced some bespoke work for The Sun which helped fuel its feature on cash ISA rates, and our press release on ISA competition helped inform a piece in The Herald, too. "Clearly, providers are sowing the seeds for savers to discover market-leading returns, and as the ISA season flourishes, it will hopefully lead to increased competition and even better deals as we move closer to the new tax year," said Rachel.