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Bank of England holds base rate at 0.5%

The Bank of England has held the base rate at 0.5% – despite predictions it would cut it

10-year 2.39% fix mortgage – should you grab it?

The newspapers are full of stories about the Coventry Building Society's 10 year fixed rate mortgage deal, at 2.39%

New 0.99% mortgage – but is now the time?

You can slash your EXISTING mortgage costs by £1,000s with the cheapest-ever two-year-fix remortgage launched, at 0.99%

Get up to 6% savings interest TAX-FREE

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'I was a mortgage prisoner but escaped thanks to MSE and saved £3,600'

There's fresh hope for so-called 'mortgage prisoners' after one MoneySaver agreed a £3,600 saving thanks to our campaign

20 nifty over-50s MoneySaving tips

Are you missing out on pension credit worth £35 a week? This, and many other over-50s MoneySaving tips

Seven-day mortgage switching proposed in Government consultation

Plans to give homeowners the option of switching their mortgage provider within just one week are being considered

Chancellor writes to lenders after 'mortgage prisoner' meeting with Martin Lewis – but more must be done

George Osborne has written to lenders following a meeting with Martin Lewis about the plight of 'mortgage prisoners'

Regulator admits 'mortgage prisoner' problem as Martin meets George Osborne

The FCA admits mortgage lenders "could be more proactive" in making sure homeowners don't become 'mortgage prisoners'

Pay rent on time to now boost your credit score... this and 50 more renters' tips

You don't need landlord's permission to save £100s

Act now for rock-bottom mortgage rates

13 tips to slash costs for remortgagers and first-time buyers – check now if you can save, with rates down to 2%

Do you rent? Here's a new trick to boost your credit rating

Millions of private tenants can boost their credit rating by opting in to a scheme that records if they pay rent on time