Moneyfacts in the News - 04/10/2016

Tuesday, 4 October 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:

16 million people of working age have less than £100 in savings, study shows
Lifetime mortgage product choice soars 63% in twelve months
Annual equity release lending at ten year high
H1 equity release lending highest in 10 years: ERC
Equity release lending hits 10-year high
ERC confirms equity release lending at ten-year high
How current accounts can net you up to an 11% return
Cumbrian pension provider beats the big boys to clinch national award
Fancy being a landlord? Interest rate drop boosts the buy-to-let market
Children hit in the pocket as banks make rate cuts to saving accounts
Theresa May's Government reveals end of help-to-buy mortgages in new break with David Cameron
Philip Hammond ditches help-to-buy scheme
Loan help for first time buyers axed: Chancellor says scheme has achieved its purpose in blow for millions
Say yes to Ernie: Premium Bonds are back in style
M&S Bank cuts top regular savings rate to 5pc
Will demise of Help to Buy 2 squeeze out FTBs?
Huge savings black hole revealed: How 17m Britons have less than £100 put away for a rainy day
How you can make 11% interest on your money without any risk
Mansfield launches 3 year fixed rate at high LTV
Mansfield launches 3.95% three-year fix
The Mansfield launches 95% LTV 3-year fix
The Mansfield launches 95% LTV three-year fix
Mortgage market defies Brexit jitters as rates hit record lows
Get your finances back on track by taking these practical steps
Equity release market grows to offer over 75 lifetime products

Want to know more about what we get up to? Check out our comparison site and get involved - use our best buy tables, read the latest financial news stories, and stay up-to-date with our latest research.