Tag: Savings

The potential rise in the UK Base rate, what effect will it have on mortgage & savings rates?

  Everywhere you look in the news at the moment, the topic of interest rates is present in full flow. Whether it’s the latest statement from Bank of England governor Mark Carney, or an emphatic announcement made by one of … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Finance, Mortgages, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , 1 Comment

Top financial tips for the New Year

With 2013 drawing to a close, UK citizen’s can reflect on an eventful financial year, with a revamped property market,  low interest rates and historic levels of debt all being key occurrences. The New Year is usually matched by new … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Finance, Latest News, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , 1 Comment

Is inflation having a negative impact on savings?

Despite a marginal fall in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation from 2.8% in July to 2.7% in August, inflation still continues to sit above the Bank of England’s target rate of 2%.

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Posted by: Jessica Odell Categories: Finance, Savings Tags: , , Comments Off

Saving into a pension: what do you need to know?

People can be put off the idea of starting a pension for many different reasons with less than a third of UK adults currently saving for their retirement. However, pensions aren’t just for older people. It doesn’t matter whether you’re … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Environment, Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Pensions, Savings, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off

Devil’s in the detail when it comes to your mortgage

It’s probably fair to say that many of us all skim over the small print and skip the terms and conditions now and again – but by ignoring what we might think of as relatively unimportant detail, we could potentially … Continue reading

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Savings accounts: Best deals on the market?

Despite a recent fall in Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation, savers are still struggling to find savings accounts that give them a healthy return on their investments.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Environment, Finance, Industry News, Latest News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off

Smart ways to reduce your utility bills!

It’s fair to say that the majority of utilities companies out there are about as unpopular as high street banks. They’re forever in the news for one reason or another – more often than not because there has been yet … Continue reading

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Buy to Let: Safeguard the nations savings

The announcement from the Bank of England’s new governor Mark Carney that the base rate will stay at 0.5% in 2016 would have provided welcome news for home owners, but is likely to have inspired the opposite reaction from the … Continue reading

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