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House prices fell by 0.1% in February

According to mortgage provider Nationwide, house prices fell 0.1% in February for the first time in five months.

Naomi Havergal | Wednesday 4th March 2015

Category: Mortgages

Customers can soon apply online for banking products

Customers who are looking to open a bank account, savings account or applying for a credit card will soon be able to do so online.

Naomi Havergal | Thursday 12th February 2015

Category: Banking

Fixed-rate mortgages fall even further

Fixed-rate mortgages have fallen further, which is good news for homebuyers who have small deposits.

Naomi Havergal | Monday 9th February 2015

Category: Mortgages

0% credit card balance transfer competition increases

The competition for the best 0% credit card balance transfer increased in January, with some of the biggest UK banks offering new products.

Naomi Havergal | Tuesday 3rd February 2015

Category: Mortgages

Banks to refund credit card fraud insurance

UK banks are being forced to refund customers after credit card fraud insurance was found to be unnecessary.

Naomi Havergal | Thursday 29th January 2015

Category: Banking

Black box telematics benefits young drivers

According to new figures, young drivers with a black box fitted to their car can cut the cost of their car insurance by a fifth.

Naomi Havergal | Wednesday 28th January 2015

Category: Car Insurance

Banks see borrowing and lending pick up

The UK's main banks saw borrowing and saving by customers pick up during 2014, according to the British Bankers' Association (BBA).

Naomi Havergal | Tuesday 27th January 2015

Category: Banking Money

Dagenham sees highest number of burglaries in the UK

Home insurance data has revealed some of the areas that experienced the largest number of burglaries in the UK.

Naomi Havergal | Monday 26th January 2015

Category: Home Insurance

Post Office launches new money brand

The Post Office has announced a new brand which will place all of its financial products under one umbrella.

Naomi Havergal | Monday 26th January 2015

Category: Banking Money

The price of deposits for a property increase

Mortgage brokers have found that deposits to buy a property in the UK have increased, following tougher lending rules.

Naomi Havergal | Friday 23rd January 2015

Category: Mortgages

Bank of Ireland UK looks to launch current accounts

The Bank of Ireland UK is looking to enter the current account market by the end of this year, which could challenge some of the country's biggest banks.

Naomi Havergal | Wednesday 21st January 2015

Category: Banking Money

Cost of car insurance could rise by 10%

The AA had predicted that the cost of car insurance could increase by up to 10% over the next 12 months.

Naomi Havergal | Tuesday 20th January 2015

Category: Car Insurance

Sainsbury's Bank suffers system failure

Customers were unable to use their credit cards after Sainsbury's Bank suffered a technical glitch.

Naomi Havergal | Tuesday 13th January 2015

Category: Car Insurance

Car insurance premiums rise by 2%

During the last quarter of 2014, car insurance premiums increased by 2%, marking the sharpest rise in four years.

Naomi Havergal | Monday 12th January 2015

Category: Car Insurance

Home break-ins using a key increase

Official police data has found there has been a sharp rise in burglaries, where keys have been used to enter the house.

Naomi Havergal | Friday 9th January 2015

Category: Home Insurance

Property prices predicted to fall in 2015

Property prices in the UK are expected to fall in 2015, according to information from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

Naomi Havergal | Thursday 8th January 2015

Category: Mortgages

Mortgages fall while credit card spending rises

In November 2014, mortgages fell to their lowest levels since 2008, while credit card spending saw a significant increase.

Naomi Havergal | Monday 5th January 2015

Category: Mortgages

Euro falls to four-year low against the dollar

The Euro has fallen to a four-year low against the dollar on Friday, following hints from the European Central Bank to back stimulus measures to help the economy.

Naomi Havergal | Monday 5th January 2015

Category: Money

Drivers want in-car cameras to stop insurance fraud

Two-thirds of UK motorists think that in-car cameras would reduce the number of crash for cash fraudsters and false car insurance claims.

Naomi Havergal | Monday 22nd December 2014

Category: Car Insurance

UK house prices higher than cost of living

New figures have found that UK house prices are still increasing faster than the cost of living, despite slowing in October.

Naomi Havergal | Tuesday 16th December 2014

Category: Mortgages

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