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Mortgages most difficult to switch, survey finds - Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Mortgages are some of the hardest products to switch, according to research by Others included phone and broadband contracts and services.

The survey questioned people who had shopped [more]

South East region 'most attractive' area to young professionals - Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
The town of Hove has proved to be the place to live for young professionals, according to a recent report from Lloyd’s Bank.

The data showed that, for the 25 to 44-year-old age group, the town [more]

21 million UK consumers not switching providers, survey says - Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
Research carried out by has shown that 21 million UK consumers have not switched providers for financial services or utilities in the past 12 months.

The survey found that 43 per cent [more]

Homeowners 'waste £37 million' on home insurance auto-renewals - Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
Homeowners are wasting £37 million a year by allowing auto-renewals on their home insurance policies to continue, according to analysis by MoneySuperMarket.

In the report, more than a quarter ( [more]

Halifax reduces rates on mortgage products for first-time buyers - Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
Building society Halifax has announced plans to reduce its rates on mortgage products to support first-time buyers.

The changes will apply to its two and five-year 85-90 per cent loan-to-value (LTV) [more]

Half of homeowners live in unsightly neighbourhoods, report finds - Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
According to a report by Lloyds Bank Insurance, more than half of all UK homeowners live in areas that have untidy gardens or overflowing bins, yet do not invest in their own home's exterior spac [more]

Short term drop in house prices, survey finds - Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
UK house prices are set to experience a short term drop, according to members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

This would represent the first fall in house prices in more than [more]

Cheaper costs running a car, but insurance prices rise, study finds - Wed, 8 Jun, 2016
New research by Sainsbury’s Bank has revealed that the average yearly cost of running a car is around £2,197.42, 22 per cent less than in 2013.

The study found that the main reason drivin [more]

Motorcyclists in London face substantially higher insurance premiums - Fri, 3 Jun, 2016
The insurance premiums for motorcyclists looking to ensure their bikes in London are substantially higher than those paid by riders in the rest of the UK.

This is according to recent research from Co [more]

Annual DIY spending 'approaches £6 billion' - Wed, 1 Jun, 2016
The amount of money spent by Brits on DIY each year is approaching the £6 billion mark, according to recent research from Lloyds.

The bank found that spending on DIY increased by 13 per cent ov [more]

Brits not financially secure if they suffer loss of income - Mon, 30 May, 2016
One in five people feel their household would not be financially secure if it lost its main source of income due to unexpected circumstances, according to recent research by Scottish Widows.

The rese [more]

Property prices per square metre increase 432 per cent - Fri, 27 May, 2016
According to new research by Halifax, property prices per square metre have risen by 432 per cent in Greater London compared to a national average increase of 251 per cent over the past two decades.