London and Country
Mortgage rates at historic lows – can you save?
Many people can slash £1,000's a year off their mortgage costs, so everyone should check if they can save now
18 February 2015
Mortgage prices edging up – despite base rate staying at 0.5%
The cost of a new mortgage is showing signs of edging up despite the Bank of England base rate remaining unchanged
8 May 2014
New mortgage rules: How do they affect you?
Potential home buyers who want a mortgage will have to have their finances scrutinised more closely from tomorrow
25 April 2014
Overpaying your mortgage in December could save £100s
Borrowers with mortgages where the interest is calculated once a year could save by overpaying now
17 December 2013
Best buy mortgage deals could be at risk
Some best buy deals have been pulled after a rise in the rate at which banks lend to each other
15 August 2013
Mortgage rates hit record lows... but watch out for high fees
Some mortgages with higher headline rates may be more suitable, highlighting the importance of factoring in fees
8 February 2013
How mortgage overpayments this month can save £100s
Borrowers with mortgages where the interest is calculated once a year could save by overpaying in the next few weeks
7 December 2012
Co-op launches lowest-ever five-year fixed mortgage
The deal has prompted brokers to suggest homeowners consider fixing their mortgage given the ultra-low offers available
26 November 2012
Mortgage rates down... but top deals hard to get
Mortgage rates have fallen, but the top deals are still only available to borrowers with a sizeable deposit
16 October 2012
HSBC launches lowest-ever five-year fixed mortgage
HSBC has launched a five-year fixed deal with a record low rate amid a time of economic uncertainty
13 July 2012
Beat April price hikes
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Budget 2023: Childcare support to be boosted for children from nine months and for parents on universal credit – here's what you need to know22 March 2023The announcements form a package of new measures designed to help parents, revealed by the Chancellor in today's Budget.
Martin Lewis: Two week ISA 'use it or lose it' warning21 March 2023Interest rates are up, so ISAs are back for many - yet you need to sort them by 5 April (or likely sooner).
Budget 2023: Tax-free pension limits raised - here's what it means for your savings21 March 2023The annual amount you can save into a pension once you've taken money out of it will rise from £4,000 to £10,000 this April.
Stamp prices to rise by up to 16% – but there's a way to beat the hike21 March 2023From Monday 3 April, the cost of first-class stamps will be hiked to £1.10, while second-class stamps will increase to 75p.
Martin Lewis: Is it time to ban unnecessary Christmas presents?5 December 2022Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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