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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]

Budget measures boost savers - Thu, 19 Mar, 2015
People with savings accounts are among the key beneficiaries in Chancellor George Osborne’s final Budget of this Parliament.

Among the sweeteners offered in the pre-election Budget were tax-fre [more]

Taxpayers and pensioners set to benefit in Budget - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015
Chancellor George Osborne says there will be no gimmicks or giveaways in today’s Budget.

However, in his last Budget of this Parliament, he is expected to increase the personal tax allowance an [more]

Halifax launches new car online car finance option - Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
Halifax has launched a new secured online finance product for its internet customers.

The bank is the first in the UK to offer the service, which provides an online application with an immediate resp [more]

IHT changes forecast for Wednesday's Budget - Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
Insurance companies are predicting an overhaul of inheritance tax (IHT) in the forthcoming Budget, as the Chancellor seeks to give voters a gift ahead of the General Election.

It’s expected tha [more]

People 'unaware' of current account seven-day switching service - Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
The majority of people do not know about the seven-day switching service available to swap current accounts and those that do lack confidence to make the move, according to the Financial Conduct Autho [more]

Whiplash claims 'adding £93 to car insurance premiums' - Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
Car insurance premiums are being pushed up by almost £100 annually because of the high level of claims for whiplash injuries, according to new research.

Claims for whiplash are now at near-rec [more]

UK tourists urged to take out adequate insurance - Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
The good foreign exchange rate the pound is currently enjoying means your money will go further on a European holiday this summer, but travellers are being urged to ensure they have adequate insurance [more]

UK savers depositing highest level in a decade - Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
Brits are putting the highest monthly amount in their savings accounts for 10 years, according to the latest quarterly survey of the nation’s saving habits.

The NS&I Quarterly Savings Surve [more]

Peer to peer loans firm marks first decade - Mon, 9 Mar, 2015
Peer to peer loans company Zopa has provided more than £750 million in loans its first 10 years of operation and says the figure should top the £1 billion mark by the summer.

The business [more]

Savers hit hard by six years of low rates - Fri, 6 Mar, 2015
Six years of historically low interest rates in the UK have been “catastrophic” for people with savings accounts, according to investment manager and planner BlackRock, which says people n [more]

More people approved for mortgage loans - Thu, 5 Mar, 2015
The number of people being approved for mortgage loans increased in February, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index.

The monthly snapshot of the housing market showed that 60,786 mortgage [more]

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