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
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