Articles by Liam Tarry

Are silver saving deals worth it?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

"I’m nearing retirement so I want to upgrade my current and savings accounts. I keep hearing about accounts for pensioners, but is this the way to go?

Ten ways to deal with repossession

Thursday, 11 August 2011 | News

The number of homeowners facing repossession has jumped by more than 90% over the past 12 months, according to official statistics from the Financial Services Authority.

Mortgage squeeze forces homeowners to sell

Friday, 21 November 2008 | News

The number of homes being repossessed rose by 12% in the third quarter of the year, official figures have shown.

Lenders claw back profit on mortgages

Monday, 17 November 2008 | News

Rates on tracker mortgages have jumped despite a 2% fall in the Bank of England base rate since October.

Savers set to suffer

Monday, 10 November 2008 | Blog | By Liam Tarry

While a rate cut in November was pretty much nailed on, the decision by the Bank of England to slash interest rates by a full 1.5% stunned the City into silence.

Lenders pull tracker mortgages

Friday, 07 November 2008 | News

Several lenders, including the mortgage arm of Lloyds TSB, Nationwide and Alliance & Leicester, have withdrawn their tracker mortgages as interest rates continue to fall.

Top-up ban on NHS drugs lifted

Wednesday, 05 November 2008 | News

Patients in England and Wales who choose to top-up their healthcare by paying for drugs privately will no longer be denied NHS care, the government has confirmed.

Bailed-out banks to be monitored

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 | News

Chancellor Alistair Darling has unveiled plans to launch a new body to oversee taxpayers’ shares in the three banks his government was forced to bail-out last month.

Banks may refuse to cut mortgage rates

Thursday, 06 November 2008 | News

Borrowers have been warned not to expect mortgage rates to come down despite signs that interbank lending is getting cheaper....

HBOS brands could be scrapped

Monday, 03 November 2008 | News

Lloyds TSB has refused to rule out scrapping the HBOS brand once it acquires the bank, but says the takeover deal continues to steam ahead.