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Help to Buy ISA

Over 15,000 cash Lifetime ISAs opened

The first cash Lifetime ISA has already proved popular with savers, with thousands opened in the first week

19 June 2017

Lifetime ISA and Help to Save applicants need guidance, Martin tells MPs

Martin Lewis has warned that two new savings schemes being launched by the Government must come with clear guidance

25 October 2016

All Halifax Help to Buy ISA customers to be hit with rate reductions later this year

Halifax will once again chop the interest rate it offers on its Help to Buy ISA to as low as 2% from 8 December

3 October 2016

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme to close

A guarantee which lets those with small deposits buy homes with Government-backed loans will end on 31 December

29 September 2016

First-time buyer bonuses under Lifetime ISAs to come at exchange, after Help to Buy controversy

First-time buyers will be able to get a state bonus towards a first home when they exchange under the LISA scheme

15 September 2016

Santander slashes savings rates amid ongoing 123 speculation

Rates on two different Santander products have been cut this week as customers continue to wonder if more are to come

3 August 2016

Halifax slashes Help to Buy ISA rate for new customers

Halifax has cut the interest rate of its Help to Buy ISA from 4% to 2.5% for new customers

3 May 2016

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%

14 April 2016

All savings now to be paid tax-free

The personal savings allowance has launched so most people's money's now in the wrong place – shift it to boost interest

6 April 2016

Budget 2016: Lifetime ISA to launch with 25% state bonus for the under-40s

A new lifetime ISA for the under-40s will pay savers a 25% bonus on up to £4,000 saved per tax year

16 March 2016

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