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20/03/2019 | Savings
Figures released today show that inflation edged up last month to 1.9%, yet savers can now get a better true return on their cash than if they had invested two years ago, with there now being many more accounts on the market that can beat it.
19/03/2019 | Retirement
The Government has confirmed it will be moving ahead with its plan to introduce collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes, which pool savers’ risks and aim to provide more stability in retirement...
19/03/2019 | Money
Tomorrow marks the first day of spring, a time of year that should instil a sense of new beginnings and brighter days. One of the areas that consumers may wish to revitalise is their finances, and we’ve got some top tips to do just that.
19/03/2019 | Credit cards
Interest-free purchase credit cards can be a great way for consumers to spread the cost of a large purchase, yet it seems they now have less time in which to repay the debt, with the average interest-free purchase term at a two-year low.
18/03/2019 | Mortgages
At one time, mortgages typically had a standard maximum term of 25 years, yet our latest research shows that 50.89% of all residential mortgage products now have a maximum term of up to 40 years, up from 35.93% five years ago.
18/03/2019 | ISAs
This year’s ISA season is in full swing, and those yet to use their ISA allowance will be pleased to learn that providers are pulling out all the stops, as not only are rates rising, but product choice has already surpassed last year’s peak!
15/03/2019 | Savings
The biggest change in our savings Best Buy chart this week came from Yorkshire Building Society entering the easy access no bonus chart in fourth place with a rate of 1.46% AER, however the best rate in this chart remained at 1.51% AER...
15/03/2019 | Mortgages
There were rate changes at the top of several mortgage Best Buy charts this week, though unfortunately, many of those were rate rises...
14/03/2019 | Business
Competition is currently fierce between short term business fixed rate bond providers - making this a great time for businesses looking to invest funds
14/03/2019 | Banking
Challenger banks have been making headlines this week, with RCI Bank revealing it’s just received its UK banking licence and OneSavings Bank announcing its planned merger with Charter Court...