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NatWest launches lowest 5-year fix as mortgage rates fall

A new record low five-year fixed rate mortgage has been launched by NatWest today at 2.95%, amid falling rates

31 July 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

Rate drop fuels cheap mortgage hope

Hopes of cheaper mortgage deals were fuelled this week after lenders' borrowing rates tumbled to an all-time low

21 June 2012

Barclaycard introduces contactless 'PayTag'

Millions of Barclaycard Visa credit card customers will be able to make contactless payments using a PayTag sticker

19 April 2012

'Mobile wallets' plan outlined

Plans for a new payment system allowing people to use their mobile phone as a

23 February 2012

Lloyds TSB first big bank to launch junior cash Isa

Lloyds TSB will soon become the first major bank to launch a junior cash Isa, three months after the savings mechanism launched

8 February 2012

Mortgages could become harder to get

It could be tougher to get a mortgage over the next three months, a Bank of England survey of lenders has found

5 January 2012

HSBC launches sub-4% mortgage for 10% deposits

HSBC has introduced a low-rate first-time buyer mortgage deal, which has been described as 'market-leading'

24 November 2011

Mortgage fees soar amid record low rate environment

Mortgages arrangement fees have jumped by a typical £150 in 12 months, so borrowers should be on their guard

17 August 2011

Small loan rates at 11-year peak

Moneyfacts blames the hike on the increased risk of people defaulting on loans, as household finances remain stretched

24 May 2011