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A third of Brits 'used to having no money' - Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
Around a third of Britons have no money in their savings accounts or current accounts and say they are used to being completely skint, a new report claims.

Unexpected bills coupled with low disposab [more]

M&S reduces personal loans rates - Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
M&S Bank has reintroduced its lowest ever rate for personal loans of between £7,500 and £15,000 as part of an incentive to attract new business.

The bank is offering the lowest rate o [more]

Divorcees 'to retire with less than married counterparts' - Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
Divorcees are set to receive less income in their retirement than people who have remained married, according to new research.

People aiming to retire this year can expect an annual income averaging [more]

Car insurance prices fall in first quarter - Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
Car insurance premiums fell slightly during the first three months of the year after increasing over the previous two quarters, according to new figures.

A 0.5 per cent fall in the price of comprehen [more]

Cash no longer king for current account holders - Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
Card and other electronic payment methods now vastly out number cash and cheque payments from current accounts.

According to a new analysis of current account holders’ habits, just 16.6 per cen [more]

Car insurance price war 'at an end' - Fri, 10 Apr, 2015
Hastings' chief says the car insurance industry's long-running price war is now at an end as the business prepares for a possible £1 billion float.

Gary Hoffman, former chief executi [more]

Nationwide unveils ISA changes for savers - Thu, 9 Apr, 2015
The Nationwide Building Society has introduced a new ISA for the start of the 2015/16 tax year and made changes to the eighth issue of its Flexclusive ISA product for current account customers.

The n [more]

Savers turn to current accounts - Wed, 8 Apr, 2015
Nearly half of the UK’s savers are turning their backs on traditional savings accounts and use their ordinary current accounts to save money, according to new research.

The report found that 76 [more]

Buying a house is main sign of 'financial adulthood' - Tue, 7 Apr, 2015
Forget life insurance or credit cards, most Brits don’t feel they have reached financial adulthood until they have bought a house.

That is the finding of a new study into what defines being a f [more]

Savers reminded of approaching ISA deadline - Thu, 2 Apr, 2015
People with ISA tax-free savings accounts are being reminded that this year’s allowance deadline is almost upon us but there is still time to put more money into their ISA.

The current allowan [more]

Car insurance premiums 'set to rise' - Wed, 1 Apr, 2015
The price of a car insurance policy is climbing and competition between suppliers is at its lowest level for three years, a new report has revealed.

The latest Premium Drivers index from comparethema [more]

Home insurance policy prices fall - Tue, 31 Mar, 2015
Homeowners searching for new or replacement home insurance policies are benefiting from the lowest premiums in four years, according to new research.

Northern Ireland was the only part of the UK not [more]

Homeowners 'unhappy about savings rates' - Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Homeowners have an average of £16,286 in their savings accounts but more than half (57 per cent) say they are unhappy with their savings rates, according to new research.

The survey, conducted [more]

2015 pensioners continue to financially support families - Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
People retiring this year are planning to support their dependants – and leave them an inheritance - according to new research.

Around a third of 2015’s retirees will be dipping into th [more]

High car insurance 'puts young people off applying for jobs' - Thu, 26 Mar, 2015
High car insurance costs are among the reasons why young people are not applying for jobs where they need their own transport to get to work, according to new research.

More than a quarter (26 per ce [more]

Santander unveils new personal loan rates - Wed, 25 Mar, 2015
Santander has announced new reduced rates for a number of its personal loan products.

The high street bank is cutting the interest repayable on loans between £5,000 and £20,000, with pref [more]

Sainsbury's enhances zero per cent interest credit card offers - Tue, 24 Mar, 2015
Sainsbury’s Bank is extending its opening zero per cent purchase interest offers for all three of its credit cards in a bid to persuade more customers to make the switch.

The bank is providing [more]

Pensions advice service 'not ready' - Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
Savers who want to book free sessions to find out how changes to pensions will affect them have not yet been able to do so, even though the new system will be introduced from 6 April.

A free phone li [more]

Bank of mum and dad still leading source of personal loans - Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
Younger people are still turning to the bank of mum and dad, and granny and granddad, as a source of personal loans, according to new research.

Ocean Finance’s report said that one in 10 people [more]