Peer to Peer lending gathers pace

September 23, 2012 0

Many people doubted whether peer to peer lending would ever really take a foothold in the UK; however the sector appears to be going from strength to strength and increasingly accepted as a credible alternative to the banks. Compared with mainstream banking this new breed Read More

One month in and Tesco Bank slashes mortgage rates

September 4, 2012 0

When Tesco Bank announced details of its first ever range of mortgage products on 6th August it was met with a rather lukewarm response with many giving the thumbs down as the rates were deemed to be uncompetitive. Today the supermarket banking giant shows it means business and has Read More

Beware of financial ‘freebies’

September 3, 2012 0

Today Halifax announced that customers taking out a personal loan for a car before 21st October would receive a fuel card to the value of £100. Sounds great on the face of it, but spend a few minutes checking out personal loan deals from rival Read More

New fixed rate savings bonds from Sainsbury’s Bank

September 3, 2012 0

In a market increasingly starved of decent savings rates, Sainsbury’s Bank has launched a range of new fixed rate bonds available for terms of 2 to 5 years. The accounts can be opened online or by phone (0800 917 5081) with a minimum deposit of £5,000 Read More