Moneyfacts in the News - 05/12/2016

Monday, 5 December 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:
Publication Article
No excuse not to buy - number of fee-free mortgage deals soars
Fee-free mortgages double in 2016
FCA annuity provider rules to encourage consumers to shop around
Annuity rates on the rise, up 10 per cent over three months
Annuity rates have surged since the summer providing relief for customers on the hunt for fixed returns
Annuity rates up more than 10% since August low
Annuity rates receive 10.6% boost
Significant increase in fee-free mortgages
Rip-off fears as Mastercard lets shoppers pay at till in instalments: Customers will be allowed to split the cost of items over several weeks in exchange for monthly interest fees
Average cash Isa rates fall below 1% for the first time... and are set to plummet even further
Property better investment than money in the bank!
Buy-to-let mortgages may cost £7k-a-year more as New Year crackdown pushes landlords to long-term deals
BRITS' CREDIT MISERY Debt warning as amount of cash owed by families grows at fastest rate in 11 years
Masthaven: new bank launches new kind of savings. Is it a good deal?
Chancellor's savings bond may not be great, but what is the alternative?
Annuity rates up 10% over three months
At 20, am I too young to invest in buy-to-let property?
Brexit hasn't hit Britain's 'appetite for debt': Buyers return to market as mortgage approvals recover in October