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  • Focus on: Loan rates hit new all-time low of 4.9%

    If you are looking for a mid-sized personal loan, you couldn’t have chosen a better time as peer-to-peer lender Zopa is offering the cheapest personal loan rate ever

    Laura Howard

    Updated: 20 June 2013

  • Bank complaints jump to record levels

    The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has dealt with a record number of complaints over the past year, driven primarily by the payment protection insurance (PPI) mis-selling s

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 29 May 2013

  • Peer-to-peer: The phenomenon taking savers by storm

    Dismal savings rates mean that people are increasingly looking for alternative ways to generate decent returns – with peer-to-peer lending proving among the most popular optio

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 16 May 2013

  • The best loans for ‘small’ amounts

    The fact that we are currently seeing the lowest ever rates on loans of between £7,500 and £15,000 has to be good news – but where does that leave people who don’t want to bor

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 15 May 2013

  • Cash in on our May Money Sale!

    When was the last time you looked at your finances?  Even if it was relatively recently, offerings from the nation’s banks and building societies have improved almost bey

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 13 May 2013

  • Focus on: Need a loan? Now pay just 5% for 5 years

    Borrowers seeking a medium-sized personal loan can now take advantage of rates as low as 5%. And, what’s more, they have a whole half-decade over which to repay the debt.

    Harriet Meyer

    Updated: 09 May 2013

  • Cheap ways to fund DIY

    In the UK, birds begin nesting in March. It’s funny, then, that we humans start thinking about making improvements to our own ‘nests’ at around the same time.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 17 April 2013

  • Why missing a bill payment could cost you dear

    Last year, nine million of us put our future chances of obtaining credit in jeopardy by missing bill payments, says new research.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 17 April 2013

  • Focus on: Grab a market-leading loan rate at 5%!

    Whether you need a bit of extra cash to buy a new car, fund a summer wedding or pay off expensive debts, the good news is that the cost of borrowing between £7,500 and £15,000

    Jessica Bown

    Updated: 17 April 2013

  • Funding for Lending scheme to be extended

    If you're a borrower, life is pretty good right now. Thanks to the Funding for Lending Scheme, which provides cheap funds for banks to lend with, mortgage and loan rates have

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 12 March 2013

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