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Homeowners face £3,242 penalty for failing to remortgage

Friday, 02 June 2017 | News

Consumers with a mortgage at one of the UK’s big six lenders could be losing more than £3,000 a year by staying on their provider’s standard variable rate (SVR).

More than four in ten regret past financial mistakes

Friday, 02 June 2017 | News

More than 4 in 10 UK consumers say that they are still negatively impacted by financial mistakes they made in the past, according to new research from Aviva.

Read our 10 most popular stories from May 2017

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

Make sure you're up to date with all the latest news, tips and guides by checking our 10 most popular stories on Moneywise.co.uk in May 2017.

Insurance premiums to rise as tax change takes effect

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

A controversial increase in insurance premium tax (IPT) takes effect today, with car, home, health and pet insurance costs all set to rise as a result.

Most borrowers have no plans to remortgage

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

Almost three quarters of mortgage borrowers say they have no plans to remortgage in the coming year, according to the results of a Moneywise poll of 9,000 readers.

Online agents outperform average – but not top – high street rivals

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

Britain’s online estate agents are starting to outperform many of their high street rivals, according to research by the HomeOwners Alliance (HOA)....

Savings update: taxable easy-access rates continue to rise

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 | News

Rates on taxable easy-access accounts continue to edge up, with rises from both Shawbrook Bank and AA Savings, where the deposit-taker is Bank of Ireland.

The Scottish National Party Manifesto: what it means for your finances

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 | News

The Scottish National Party has now published its manifesto for the 2017 General Election.

Funny money: From the WC to rabbit food, Brits hide their valuables in weird places

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 | News

Almost half of Brits (47%) believe it’s safe to store their valuables in and around their home, with filing cabinets and drawers their favourite hiding place, but more bizarre locations include in a toilet cistern and rabbit...

Parents urged to beat childcare voucher deadline

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 | News

There is less than a year left for parents to register for childcare vouchers before a new government initiative fully replaces the current scheme.