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Moneyfacts Weekly Product News - 26/04/2018 -  26th April 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. Read More...

Coventry’s variable rate ISAs improved -  25th April 2018

Coventry BS has increased the rates on its easy access and notice ISAs by 0.10%, which sees both improve their positions in the Best Buys, earning them a high rating at the same time. Read More...

Relaunched notice account enters charts -  24th April 2018

Manchester BS reissued its 120-day notice account today, which is competitive enough to enter the Best Buy chart for its sector and earn a high rating. Read More...

Al Rayan’s improved easy access ISA tops chart -  23rd April 2018

Al Rayan Bank has increased the rate on its easy access ISA by 0.13%. This has made the account market-leading among variable rate ISAs and sees it take over the number one spot, additionally earning it a high rating. Read More...

Milestone Savings’ one-year bond now improved -  20th April 2018

Milestone Savings has increased the rate on its one-year fixed bond by 0.08%, which sees it enter the Best Buy savings chart for its sector and earns it a high rating. Read More...

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69,000 FTB purchases benefit from stamp duty cut

26th April 2018 Government statistics have revealed that since stamp duty was cut for first-time buyers in the Autumn Budget, 69,000 households have taken advantage of it. The total amount relieved between November and the end of March is estimated at £159 million. Read More...

6 of the best long-term bonds

26th April 2018 Fixed rate bonds can be one of the best ways to secure a decent return from your money, but if you really want to secure those growth-generating rates, you’ll need to think longer term. Read More...

Van premiums up despite insurance cuts

26th April 2018 After last week’s welcome news that car insurance premiums are heading down, van drivers will be disappointed to know that they still have to brace for increased costs, as claims made insurance 13.3% more expensive year-on-year in March. 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...

Parents worried about Junior ISA access

24th April 2018 The royal family may not have to worry about setting funds aside for the new fifth heir to the throne to secure his future, but the rest of us may consider a junior ISA to save for a child’s university fees, first home or other long-term goal. Read More...

Cashback and reward cards proving less rewarding

24th April 2018 Compared to a few years ago, shoppers using cashback or rewards to get something back from their spending will be disappointed to find that they are now receiving very little. They may therefore have to work a bit harder to find the best deals. Read More...

First LISA buyers ready to go

23rd April 2018 The first lifetime ISA savers may be getting ready to use their funds to buy that all-important first home this week, as the Government-aided savings account is now over a year old. A lucky few could even be getting their new house keys any day now. Read More...