Annuity rates 'hit all time low'
Standard annuity rates have collapsed to all-time lows just weeks after new pension freedoms came into force
23 April 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
HSBC launches record low 1.49% mortgage
HSBC has launched the lowest ever two-year fixed-rate mortgage at 1.49%, but you'll need a hefty deposit to get it
2 August 2013
Top mortgage rates tumble again
The Post Office and HSBC have both launched the lowest ever two and five-year fixed mortgage rates
1 February 2013
Pensioners' energy bills 'doubled since 2005'
The average annual spend on energy bills for over-65s soared to £1,355.90 last year, compared with £668.98 in 2005
11 January 2013
Should you fix your savings at rock-bottom rates?
As savings rates continue to plummet, is there any point locking in at ultra-low returns?
14 December 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
Watch what happens when your bond ends, savers warned
Savers with fixed rate bonds are being warned they could be missing out when their bond's term ends
26 September 2012
Halifax: House prices fell in August
The average house price is £160,256, which was 0.4% lower than the previous month, says Halifax
6 September 2012
Tesco to sell mortgages
Tesco Bank will start to sell mortgages from Monday in the supermarket giant's latest foray into financial services
4 August 2012
28 July 2021
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