MoneySavingExpert News


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