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Brits still feeling the pinch, study finds - Mon, 31 Oct, 2011
Recent research has revealed that people in the UK are still feeling the pinch when it comes to their personal finances.

The study, conducted by Lloyds TSB, found that the number of people who are no [more]

New Junior ISA to come into operation - Fri, 28 Oct, 2011
A new savings scheme for parents keen to put money away for their children is due to come into operation in November.

Research from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) found that 43 per ce [more]

90 per cent LTV mortgages launched from Barclays - Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
Barclays has launched a mortgage deal that offers a 90 per cent loan-to-value (LTV) option for its customers.

The service includes a fee-free three-year fixed rate of 4.99 per cent, which is designed [more]

Importance of insurance highlighted for young people - Wed, 26 Oct, 2011
The need for young people to have insurance has been highlighted by a recent study, which revealed that teenagers are worth an average of almost £500 each time they step out the door.

Conducted [more]

AA credit card now open to non-members - Tue, 25 Oct, 2011
A credit card from the AA, which offers a particularly good level of cashback of fuel purchases, is now open to everyone.

The card, which provides three per cent cashback on fuel and 0.5 per cent on [more]

Goals help Brits fill savings accounts, research reveals - Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
Savings accounts could fill up faster if Britons start to set themselves goals, recent research has revealed.

The study, carried out by National Savings & Investments (NS&I), found that peopl [more]

Are luxury items preventing Brits from saving? - Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
Savings accounts could be pushed down the table in terms of importance as recent research has suggested that Britons are prioritising their lifestyle treats.

In fact, 77 per cent of people are making [more]

Drop in car insurance deemed largely irrelevant - Thu, 20 Oct, 2011
Car insurance customers will find little comfort in the recent drop in premium prices, according to one industry expert.

The latest AA Insurance Premium Index found that insurance prices dipped by &p [more]

Brits remain secretive over finances, survey finds - Wed, 19 Oct, 2011
A recent piece of research has revealed that Britons remain secretive over the state of their finances, even between their partners.

The survey, which was carried out by financial company, Scottish W [more]

Easy access savings accounts see interest rates rise - Tue, 18 Oct, 2011
Interest rates on easy access savings accounts have been found to have increased by around 0.35 per cent in comparison to this time last year.

In spite of the stagnant Bank of England Base Rate, anal [more]

Workers keen to save for their future - Mon, 17 Oct, 2011
Recent research has found that employees are keen to save for their future and would be quite likely to contribute more than the bare minimum to a savings and pension scheme.

Conducted by Standard Li [more]

Brits not prioritising savings accounts for retirement - Fri, 14 Oct, 2011
Britons are failing to prioritise their savings for retirement, according to a recent piece of research from Prudential.

The study found that nearly three million non-retired Brits would spend money [more]

Barroso: Forces of integration will overcome Euro problems - Thu, 13 Oct, 2011
The crisis within the Eurozone has been a key market influence for some months now, with parties divided over their belief in the Euro countries' capacity for resolve.

But Jose Manuel Barroso, p [more]

Postal bond paying over 3 per cent launched - Wed, 12 Oct, 2011
A postal bond that pays 3.05 per cent has been launched by Leeds Building Society to help savers make the most of their cash.

The savings account offers customers the chance to benefit from unlimited [more]

Fixed rate ISA launched by Chelsea - Tue, 11 Oct, 2011
People looking for savings accounts have a new option on the cards with the launch of the Chelsea Building Society's new fixed rate ISA.

The competitive savings account will allow customers the [more]

Survey reveals popularity of online banking - Mon, 10 Oct, 2011
Online banking remains one of the most popular reasons for using the internet, recent research has revealed.

The survey, conducted by Nationwide Building Society, found that 77 per cent of people go [more]

Insurers urged to cut car insurance for young people - Fri, 7 Oct, 2011
Car insurers have been warned that if they don’t make motor insurance for young people more affordable, the car industry will suffer.

Vehicle telematics company Cobra said that if car insurance [more]

Savers urged to switch as deals run out - Thu, 6 Oct, 2011
Savings account holders are being urged to remember to switch to better accounts when introductory special offers run out.

Moneysupermarket said that it’s common for savers to sign up for fixed [more]

Credit card fraudsters switch tactics - Wed, 5 Oct, 2011
As high-tech tools thwart credit card fraudsters, criminals are turning back to old-fashioned tricks, research has revealed.

Figures from the UK Cards Association show that card losses between Januar [more]

More being spent on credit cards than on savings - Tue, 4 Oct, 2011
People are spending more on their credit cards each month than they’re putting into savings, according to new research from Standard Life.

The study found that UK credit card holders spend arou [more]

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