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Inflation falls to 0.3% in January

UK Consumer Prices Index Inflation went down to 0.3% in January 2015, the lowest rate it has been at since the Office for National Statistics began gathering the data in 1989. This means it has fallen by 0.2% since December … Continue reading

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Fixed-rate mortgages at record low

According to the Bank of England, there has never been a better time to be looking to borrow for a home loan. In fact, the interest rates offered on savings accounts at the moment, which themselves are low, are still … Continue reading

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Helping with financial difficulties

Most of us have been there at some point in our life, the recession and the raise of interest rates have meant that financial difficulty has been an issue across the UK. There is hope as positive news talks about … Continue reading

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Inflation set to remain low

Inflation is not likely to rise above 1% for the remainder of the year, with falling oil prices and prolonged low interest rates emblematic of a period of financial relief for Britain’s consumers, according to a new report.

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Bank of England’s MPC United on Holding Interest Rates

The Bank of England have agreed to keep interest rates at a record low of 0.5%. This came after a retreat by two members of the Bank’s flagship Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), Ian McCafferty and Martin Weale, who had originally … Continue reading

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2015 property market looking good

So it has been quite a year for the UK property market, we have seen house prices soar in London and big changes to the way the mortgage market operates. We are heading into 2015 with a healthy market, talk … Continue reading

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UK wage growth accelerates; unemployment stabilises

In the wake of CPI growth slowing to 1% in November, wage growth in the UK has now exceeded inflation for the first time since September 2009.

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1 in 10 of us will get a second job to cover the cost of Christmas

New research shows that 21.2 million people are looking at other ways to help them raise funds to pay for Christmas. According to a survey from Scottish Friendly, 1 in 5 Londoners will be looking for a second job to … Continue reading

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