Moneyfacts in The News - 26/08/2016

Friday, 26 August 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:
Average two-year tracker rate falls to 1.96%: Moneyfacts
Bank rates are now so low that savers are LOSING money: Millions hit by brutal cuts in interest combined with rising inflation
Bleak time for savers
Average two-year tracker falls to record low 1.96%
Housing market boost as tracker mortgages fall to lowest-ever cost
Halifax hikes tracker rates in 'unwarranted' move following base rate cut
Student current account perks test: Should you have your head turned by discounts and downloads?
Best buy easy-access savings rate crumbles to 1.2% and further misery is on the horizon for savers thanks to inflation
Bleak outlook for savers as rates plummet
Jeff Salway: Santander's cut is cash savings wake-up call
Why Santander is halving it's 123 account interest rate
As Santander halves the 3% interest rate on its 123 deal... is Britain's 'best account' still worth it?
Tax avoidance, care home fees, consumer spending and energy
Average two-year tracker falls below 2% barrier
Borrowing into retirement: What are the options?
Inflation Rises to 0.6%: Savers Face Negative Rates
Rail fares, inflation, pension deficits and savings cuts
Student accounts 2016: Best bank accounts for overdrafts, freebies and interest

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