More People Switching Bank Accounts

It’s been 12 months since the Current Account Switch Service was launched and the Payments Council has delivered its latest figures on the number of transactions. Since its launch 1.1 million customers have ditched their existing bank and switched accounts. This is an increase of 19% compared with the same period a year before, when […]

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Finances Still Tight For Consumers

Despite a much improved economic situation in the UK, over a third of people feel that their finances have not improved in the last 12 months. According to research by VoucherCodes.co.uk two out of three Brits find their ever increasing utility bills a source of financial stress as well as seeing their budgets stretched to […]

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Lower Rates for Mortgage Customers

Mortgage rates have been falling quite sharply with at least half a dozen lenders unveiling rate cuts and fee reductions in the last two months. Halifax, Nationwide, Virgin, Woolwich and Skipton have all cut rates, while others including Santander and HSBC have done away with some of their fees. Lenders are also throwing in extra […]

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