Articles by Adam Williams

Buy to let for first-time buyers – ‘unusual’ mortgage deal launches

Monday, 15 January 2018 | News

Specialist lender Landbay has opened up its range of buy to let mortgages in a bid to attract customers who do not already own a home.

Open banking arrives in the UK – what does it mean for you?

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | News

A potential revolution in banking starts today, although many customers are still unaware that changes are occurring.

Ban on card surcharges comes into force

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | News

Companies are no longer allowed to charge a fee to customers choosing to pay with credit or debit cards.

NatWest launches £125 current account switch offer

Friday, 12 January 2018 | News

NatWest is offering £125 to customers who switch to one of its current accounts - its first switching offer since 2009.

Deal of the week: Save hundreds on your 2018 holiday

Friday, 12 January 2018 | News

Jet off for less in 2018, with a range of airlines offering discounted flights in their January sales.

40 financial terms you need to know

Friday, 12 January 2018 | Article

The Moneywise team rounds up 40 examples of confusing and commonly misunderstood financial jargon - and gives simple explanations of what they mean. 

Rising inflation leaves workers with 10% pay cut

Thursday, 11 January 2018 | News

The effect of rising inflation means workers earned less in real terms in 2017 than they did 10 years earlier.

Buyers feel pressured into using poor-value estate agent services

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 | News

Homebuyers feel pressured into paying their estate agent for extra services, such as mortgage advice and property surveys, fearing they may miss out of their dream home if they choose to shop around.

Is it time to switch your Help to Buy Isa to a Lifetime Isa?

Monday, 08 January 2018 | Article

For many people, high property prices mean the dream of homeownership remains a distant prospect, but there is some help at hand for those trying to get on to the ladder.

Money troubles to cause spike in divorces

Monday, 08 January 2018 | News

Financial problems are the most common reason for divorce, ahead of work stress and not spending enough time together, new research from law firm Slater and Gordon has found.