Moneyfacts in the news - 18.01.16

Monday, 18 January 2016

Moneyfacts’ research and expert comments are always in demand, and in the last seven days, we’ve certainly got around. Here’s a quick overview of where we’ve been in the past week:
Remortgaging activity in November soars by 36%
Alert: Santander 123 will cost £5 a month from today - is it worth it?
Annuity rates have halved since 1994
Savings rates hit 'record low'
Borrowers: watch out for Blue Monday ... and take steps to get out of the red
Annuity rates more than half since 1994 – research
Average easy access ISA rates plummet to “lowest” ever levels
Retirees raiding pensions losing valuable income guarantees
How to slash your mortgage: Keeping cost of repayments as low as possible is key to staying on top of your finances
Now that rates are so low am I better off turning to a personal loan to pay for my home improvements or adding to my mortgage?
Retiring workers will enjoy incomes worth thousands less than last year as annuity rates are hacked back to all-time lows
Customers at Co-op Bank reap rewards
Weekly Money: the stories that we noticed 11 to 15 January
When debt is soaring does saving matter?
Competition in credit card market means longest-ever 0% deals
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