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Mortgage Borrowers uneasy over Interest Rate Hike – BoE measures could impact on Renters home-owning aspirations too.

Roughly 46% of mortgage holders have expressed their unease over a 3% interest rate hike on their home loan, admitting they would struggle with monthly repayments, according to new figures from renowned specialists.

8 Aug 2014 Read More

HSBC display ‘pattern of abuse’ in their closing of UK bank accounts taken out by Syrians

Pressure groups have rallied together accusing HSBC of specifically victimising Syrians residing in the UK, due to mass numbers of Syrians across the UK being informed their bank accounts will be closed shortly.

8 Aug 2014 Read More

Bank of England retains interest rates at historic low of 0.5% for 65th successive month

The Bank of England has opted to retain the UK’s base interest rate at its historic low of 0.5% for the upcoming month, taking it to 65 successive months of ultra-low borrowing costs.

7 Aug 2014 Read More

ISA’s or current accounts; which are the superior saving medium?

Whilst the Bank of England’s decision to hold its base interest rate at 0.5% for nearly 5 years has been welcomed by those who have been struggling to cope with the rising cost of living in the UK, it has nevertheless created a torrid landscape for the aspiring savers of the country, who have found it increasingly difficult to find an ISA deal from providers which comes with a competitive interest rate.

7 Aug 2014 Read More

Don't let holiday car hire drive you crazy

One aspect of your summer holiday that is really worth organising in advance is getting your car hire sorted. You could save hundreds – not to mention a very long queue when you land.

7 Aug 2014 Read More

New pension system loophole could raise your pension pot by 88% each year

The UK’s radical pension reforms, set to be officially instigated from April 2015, will provide savers with the logistics to optimise the number of tax reliefs they receive and raise their pension pot contributions by a staggering 88% each year.

7 Aug 2014 Read More

Personal pensions could be answer to Britain’s payday loan problems, says Hargreaves Lansdown

British savers should be entitled to access and utilise the funds from their personal pension pots before they reach the retirement age in financial emergencies rather than being forced to turn to high-interest payday loan companies to cover their expenses, a leading pension authority has argued.

7 Aug 2014 Read More

Santander launches 1l2l3 Mini Current Account aimed at children as banks look to inspire a new generation of money-minded savers

Santander have launched their 1l2l3 Mini Current Account aimed at those aged between 11 and 18. Seeking to synthesize a generation of responsible, thrifty savers from a young age, the scheme is designed to provide a secure environment for fledgling youths to learn money management.

7 Aug 2014 Read More

Help to Buy scheme hit hard - Lloyds caps loans in response to threat of a Housing Bubble

The market-leading lender, Lloyds Banking Group, has significantly lowered the amount it will provide for first time buyers via the Help to Buy scheme. Making a significant statement, Lloyds Banking Group has capped its lending at £150,000 – a mammoth reduction of £350,000 marking a 70 per cent deficit.

5 Aug 2014 Read More

UK Houses being built at fastest rate since 2003 – Employment boosted

Housebuilding in the UK has grown at its fastest rate in over a decade, undergoing a constructional renaissance, a result of exponentially growing demand, which has seen employment levels rise considerably.

5 Aug 2014 Read More

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