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Mortgage rates at historic lows – can you save?

18 February 2015

Many people can slash £1,000's a year off their mortgage costs, so everyone should check if they can save now

5 million RBS & NatWest savers to be switched to low-paying accounts

8 September 2014

Five million NatWest and RBS customers will be switched to new accounts in January paying well below the best buys

Amazon credit card customer? You can't earn loyalty points from October

28 August 2014

Amazon credit card customers should consider switching to another reward card, as they won't earn Amazon loyalty points

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27 August 2014

TSB Enhance customer? Consider switching now as rates are to be slashed

500,000 TSB customers with its Enhance current account should consider switching now, as the bank is cutting rates

11 August 2014

Student loan interest rates to fall from September, but fewer graduates eligible to defer

Graduates will pay less interest on their student loans from September, but fewer people will be able to defer

22 January 2014

Unemployment drops sharply – so are interest rates set to rise?

Unemployment has fallen to 7.1% – close to the figure which will be used to decide whether interest rates rise

1 March 2013

Nationwide unveils interest-free overdraft, 5% credit interest current account

This makes the Nationwide FlexDirect account one of the top current accounts on the market, but it can be beaten

5 February 2013

Barclays' PPI mis-selling bill up to £2.6 billion

The banking giant will set aside a further £600 million for redress to cover mis-sold payment protection insurance

19 October 2012

Mortgages tumble below 2%... if you've got the deposit

Tesco Bank has today launched a two-year fix at 1.99% while First Direct has launched a five-year fix at 2.99%

4 October 2012

Base rate held and no further QE

Bank of England policymakers decided against unleashing further emergency support for the recovery today

7 September 2012

George Osborne upbeat despite growth fears

The Chancellor insists there are "positive signs" for the economy despite a think-tank downgrading its growth forecast

6 September 2012

Bank of England base rate unchanged at 0.5%

The Bank of England refrained from unleashing further emergency support for the economy today

18 June 2012

Savers lose nearly £18 billion a year

Record low interest rates and multi-billion-pound emergency measures from the Bank of England are hitting deposits

7 June 2012

Base rate held at 0.5% again and no further QE

The base rate has today been held at its 0.5% historic low once again, the Bank of England has announced

13 March 2012

Reject credit card hikes after banks up rates

Thousands of credit card customers face interest rate hikes, but you can reject them to escape the higher payments

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