Moneyfacts in the news - 03.05.16

Tuesday, 3 May 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:
Mortgage borrowing up 64% as investors rush to beat stamp duty deadline
Mortgage lending for March returns to record high of £17bn
Ultra-low interest rates have not stopped us saving
Rainbow housing alliance rallies to buyers and renters
Grab cheaper personal loan rates while you still can
The best pre-paid currency cards: Avoid eye-watering bank fees and make your spending money go further with our guide
Millions of adult Britons STILL keep money in piggy banks - and they need to stop it now
The Big Figure: 2.55 per cent
Pension Freedoms May Offer False Hope To Savers
Fewer 'pension freedom' buy to let investors than expected?
Mortgage Lending Hits Record High
Mortgage products fly to record high
Personal savings allowance boosts savers with up to £1,000 of interest tax-free
REVEALED: One in seven adults STILL uses a piggy bank for savings
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