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New mortgage deals on offer - Fri, 31 Oct, 2014
Santander launches a pair of new fixed term mortgage rates today (31 October 2014).

The two new products, available exclusively through intermediary channels, are: a two-year fixed deal at 1.94 per c [more]

Urgent reforms needed to combat stresses on public purse, says think tank - Thu, 30 Oct, 2014
A think tank has made some radical proposals to address the increasing age-related healthcare and pension financial pressures that the UK is anticipated to face in coming decades.

A report from the I [more]

Energy suppliers jump to offer customers the best fixed deals - Wed, 29 Oct, 2014
Energy suppliers are jostling for the top spot in the best buy tables at the moment with the onset of winter around the corner.

Extra Energy is currently in first place with its Fresh Fixed Price No [more]

Car insurance prices on an upturn - Tue, 28 Oct, 2014
Car insurance prices have risen for the first time in two years and are set to rise further still.

The AA has found that the lowest comprehensive cover increased by £6, or 1.2 per cent, during [more]

Pensions to adapt to serial job changing trend - Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
New government plans will mean regular job changers won’t have to cash in or move their workplace pensions anymore.

The estimated 20,000 workers who switch jobs frequently – within two ye [more]

Going on a staycation? Check equipment cover in car insurance - Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
Motorists preparing to take the kids away on a half term break should check if certain items are covered on their car insurance before setting off.

Common equipment such as children’s car seat [more]

MBNA offers newly extended 0pc on credit card purchases - Thu, 23 Oct, 2014
MBNA has boosted its zero per cent card purchases offer on its Everyday Credit Card to 15 months to attract new customers.

The lender has increased its zero per cent offer from 13 months previously t [more]

Brits look to winter's energy bills with trepidation - Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
Many Brits are concerned about how they will heat their homes this winter, with one in five planning to cut back on food to set aside cash for heating.

With the onset of autumn and winter not far awa [more]

The Booming New Brunswick Christmas Tree Industry - Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
With this year's festive season fast approaching, attention is turning to the ever-increasing demand for Christmas trees and associated greenery that have become such iconic images of the period. [more]

Sainsbury's Bank extends personal loans to new high of £35,000 - Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
Sainsbury’s Bank has stepped into new territory and is the first lender to offer both new and existing customers personal unsecured loans of up to £35,000.

The supermarket bank launched t [more]

State pensions in 2.5pc increase next year - Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
Pensioners can look forward to a 2.5 per cent increase in their state pension next year as part of the Liberal Democrat Triple Lock guarantee.

The Triple Lock guarantee means that pension increases a [more]

Brits urged to check home and vehicle cover for winter weather issues - Tue, 14 Oct, 2014
With winter around the corner, Brits would be well advised to check they have full insurance coverage for their home and vehicle to prevent unnecessary weather related issues.

Properties are at risk [more]

Remortgage fees slashed by up to 0.50pc - Mon, 13 Oct, 2014
Halifax has cut its rates by up to 0.50 per cent and reduced fees on several remortgage products.

Some two and five-year remortgage products are having rates reduced, and will build on some rate redu [more]

Gift of wine for new Barclaycard balance transfer cardholders - Fri, 10 Oct, 2014
Barclaycard has launched an incentive, as of 8 October, for new customers who are accepted for its Platinum 33 and 34-month balance transfer cards.

The offer runs until 24th October and is available [more]

Retirement age to rise each year to help cover elderly care costs - Thu, 9 Oct, 2014
People in their fifties are to be encouraged to stay at work, as part of a Government initiative to raise the average retirement age by six months every year.

The retirement age should be risen, mi [more]

Banks rewrite rules to prevent loss via incorrect online payments - Wed, 8 Oct, 2014
Three banks have rewritten their terms and conditions so that they can claw back funds customers have transferred in error.

HSBC, First Direct and Nationwide will, as of November, be able to address [more]

Virgin Money releases new best buy two year Isa - Tue, 7 Oct, 2014
Savers can open a new chart-topping two-year Isa with Virgin Money with as little as £1.

The two-year fixed rate deal hands savers 2.1 per cent a year. The account allows withdrawals subject to [more]

Chilly winter makes now a good time to review energy tariff - Fri, 3 Oct, 2014
Autumn has so far been unseasonably warm but change is on the horizon and cooler winds and rain are forecast to spread across the country soon. The predicted cold spell could push up people's ene [more]

Chorley's 2.75pc bond flooded by demand and taken off market - Thu, 2 Oct, 2014
The superb rate of 2.75 per cent for a new bond offered by Chorley Building Society, which was made available to customers on Monday 29 September, has been pulled just two days later.

Enormous deman [more]