whats next interest rates

What’s Next For Interest Rates

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The Bank of England surprised markets last week by holding firm at current record low of 0.5% base rate, despite the Governor, Marl Carney, signaling a cut. So where next for interest rates? Although the interest rates stayed the same in July, its statement policy is for “loosening” monetary policy if the economy does not […]

Should I Fix My Mortgage Now?

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Deflation is not all it is cracked up to be. Recently, as we cheered at the fall in fuel prices to historic lows, the fact that several industries were dependent on buoyant oil prices barely occurred to many of us. However, the current plight of the oil city Aberdeen shows that there are significant problems attached to […]

The Help To Buy ISA Explained

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Getting on the property ladder in 2015 is harder for many people in Britain than it has ever been. An indication of how hard is the latest roll out of the government’s ‘Help to Buy’ policies, the Help to Buy ISA, which offers attractive cash incentives to people saving for a deposit. This blog is […]

Getting the Most from the Pension Reforms

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The private pensions market has undergone a period of rapid and intensive change in the past year. In the next two years state pensions will also be transformed and inevitably there will be those who benefit from the changes and those who don’t. This blog is written to give you the best chance of benefiting […]