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Alliance & Leicester re-launch cash-back offer on Premier Account - Thu, 30 Apr, 2009
As an incentive to switch to an Alliance & Leicester Premier Current Account, the bank is offering £100 cash-back to all switchers.

Anybody who has never banked with Alliance & Leiceste [more]

Leeds Building Society launches new high interest ISA range - Wed, 29 Apr, 2009
A new range of high interest, fixed-rate ISAs have been launched by Leeds Building Society.
The new ISA accounts are available under one-year, two-year, three-year and five-year deals that pay from 3. [more]

Nationwide withdraws mortgage rate promise - Tue, 28 Apr, 2009
A two-tier mortgage interest rate is being introduced by Nationwide, which will see new customers reverting back to a much higher rate than existing customers.

The news means that the building societ [more]

Mortgage lending fell in March says Bankers Association - Mon, 27 Apr, 2009
The British Bankers’ Association has revealed figures that show that mortgage lending actually fell in March 2009.

The number of approved mortgages was down 6.8% compared to February, to 26,097 [more]

Leeds Building Society launches generous savings account - Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
A new generous savings account has been launched by Leeds Building Society, which is available to regular savers.

The basic interest rate for the account is 0.5% AER but it pays out a 3% bonus after [more]

Northern Rock launches 14 billion pound mortgage pledge - Thu, 23 Apr, 2009
Tyneside-based lender Northern Rock has announced it is putting aside up to £14 billion to lend to people for mortgages over the coming two years.

The bank says it is considering lending as muc [more]

2009 Budget - Savers and home buyers get help but economy to contract further - Wed, 22 Apr, 2009
Chancellor Alistair Darling has promised that his 2009 budget, revealed today, 22 April 2009, will help speed the recovery of the economy. However, he adds that he expects the economy to shrink by a f [more]

Nationwide calls for budget help for savers and first-time buyers - Tue, 21 Apr, 2009
Building society Nationwide has called upon Chancellor Alistair Darling to help savers and first-time buyers in his budget this week.

Nationwide says that more needs to be done to attract people to u [more]

Home sellers increase asking prices in April - Mon, 20 Apr, 2009
Compared with March, English and Welsh house sellers were asking an average of £4,000 more for their homes in April, according to new figures from the property website Rightmove.

The 1.8% rise [more]

Pensioners’ savings income falls further following base rate cuts - Fri, 17 Apr, 2009
Following a series of Bank of England base rate cuts, pensioners are quickly seeing their income from their savings accounts hurtle towards the zero point, much to their distress.

A survey of more th [more]

Mortgage lending up slightly in February but still 'weak' - Thu, 16 Apr, 2009
The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has reported a 4% rise in the number of mortgages lent in February 2009.

There were a total of 24,300 home loans taken out over the month, up from 23,400 in Janu [more]

Consumers keen to pay off debts before saving - Wed, 15 Apr, 2009
A new survey in the form of Nationwide’s Savings Index has revealed that 25% of people save nothing at all and that less than half save regularly.

Half the consumers asked said they thought tha [more]

HSBC launches new low-deposit mortgages - Wed, 15 Apr, 2009
HSBC has announced it has launched some new competitive mortgages for people who have just 10% of the value of their home as a deposit.

HSBC has put aside £1 billion to lend to buyers with a 1 [more]

Two thirds of savers prefer online accounts - Tue, 14 Apr, 2009
Research from Halifax has found that 68% of savers with an online savings account use the internet to bank, while 49% of all net users use internet banking in some way.

The headline interest rate is [more]

Bank of England keep interest rates at record low - Thu, 9 Apr, 2009
In a move that is intended to ensure it has time to monitor the impact of previous measures, the Bank of England announced today that it will not be reducing interest rates further and they will remai [more]

Bank of England expected to reveal new record lows for ISA rates - Wed, 8 Apr, 2009
Returns on individual savings accounts (ISAs) are thought to have dropped ... [more]

More mortgages on offer but higher deposits demanded - Tue, 7 Apr, 2009
Although the number of mortgage deals has increased, from 1,398 in March, to 1,458... [more]

UK inheritance tax (IHT) nil rate threshold rises - Tue, 7 Apr, 2009
As of yesterday, 6th April 2009, the UK inheritance tax nil rate threshold has be... [more]

Angel investors offer investment lifeline during economic slump - Mon, 6 Apr, 2009
A report from the Business Sale Report claims that the current economic slump is ... [more]

Changes to UK income tax introduced from 6 April - Mon, 6 Apr, 2009
From today, 6th April 2009, the rates for income tax and national insurance are changing.... [more]

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