UK economy can handle a rise in interest rates Kristin Forbes news story-482×271 Delaying a rise in the official UK interest rate is no longer necessary, despite concerns from the Bank of England (BoE) about the nation’s economic recovery. Kristin Forbes, an MIT professor and external member of the BoE’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), […]
The following article from MortgageIntroducer talks about 2916 being a great year for Remortgaging. Last year was the best for remortgages since 2009 as homeowners locked onto rock bottom mortgage rates, research from LMS has found.
Now Could be a good time to review Your Life Insurance. Congratulations if you made a New Years Resolution to quit smoking in January 2016. If you haven’t smoked for at least 12 months then you may be considered a non-smoker and will certainly get better rates for life insurance. The decision to quit smoking […]
Remortgaging has seen a surge in January due to the availability of some great remortgage rates. Signs suggest that rates may rise in the future and so now could be a great time to take the plunge. Research shows that many homeowners fail to realise that they could make significant savings by remortgaging and therefore […]
In the past two years there have been more changes to the pensions industry than any other field of personal finance. The world of pensions and savings is now dramatically different from that which existed five years ago with new pension schemes and ‘pension freedoms’ existing today. As soon as you start your working life, […]
Tata Steel tries to Shed Pensions for Port Talbot Steel Workers Tata Steel has offered to pay hundreds of millions” of pounds to its 130,000 member-strong pension scheme in the UK to facilitate a merger of its European steel business with German steel giant ThyssenKrupp according to a recent media report. “We are in meaningful […]
Working hard to buy your home is a very British thing to do, and for many people paying the mortgage is a higher priority than saving for retirement. So for many, equity release is a good way to use their home to help them live a more comfortable life in retirement. However, if you took […]