UK interest rate raised to 0.75% - what you need to know
The Bank of England today raised the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%
2 August 2018
UK interest rates rise latest - what banks are doing
The Bank of England on Thursday raised interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5% - the first rate rise in over a decade
2 November 2017
Some tracker mortgage rate rises to hit TODAY
Some banks will begin raising mortgage rates immediately, in the wake of the interest rate rise
2 November 2017
UK inflation hits five-year high – what it means for you
The UK's key inflation rate hit 3% in September, the highest it's been since March 2012
17 October 2017
Graduates facing hike in student loan interest from September
Millions of graduates will pay more interest on their student loans from September
11 April 2017
Tesco Bank credit card-holders stung with unexpected charges after being caught out by '0% interest' offer
A '0% interest on purchases' offer for Tesco Bank credit card-holders in the run-up to Christmas has left many
12 January 2017
TSB cuts its interest rate – move excess money now so you don't lose out
High street bank TSB has today slashed the interest rate it pays on its Classic Plus current account from 5% to 3%
4 January 2017
Warning: Cheapest-ever mortgages are disappearing – yet ACT NOW and you could still save £1,000s
Review options this Xmas in case best buys vanish, eg, 1.17% 2yr fix
21 December 2016
Halifax, Lloyds and TSB to slash rewards and interest on flagship accounts
Three of the country's best-paying current accounts will dramatically cut the interest and rewards they pay
11 October 2016
M&S, HSBC and First Direct cutting interest on regular savings accounts to 5%
Market-leading regular savers are cutting their headline rates for new customers - but you could still lock in at 6%
29 September 2016
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