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Peer-to-peer loan trading platform launches

The trading platform was launched by Montello Bridging Finance founders Christiaan Faes and Ian Thomas. Faes is from a legal background having practised as a lawyer in the City with

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NS&I reduces rates in income bonds and ISAs

NS&I will be writing to customers affected by the interest rate reductions to inform them of the change at least sixty days in advance of it taking place. The provider

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Nationwide offers regular premium investment options

Customers can make regular payments into a portfolio of funds; they can make either lump sum investments, regular payments or a combination of both. The ability to make regular premium

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House prices outpace rental yields

Average yields dropped by 0.1% in May – decreasing in all regions apart from the East of England where they increased by 0.2% to 6.2% and Scotland by 0.1% to


Mum and dad help second steppers up housing ladder

According to the latest research from Lloyds TSB, one in six (16%) second steppers are contemplating turning to the bank of mum and dad to plug the gap between the


Post Office cuts mortgage rates

Its two-year fixed rates start at 3.19% and come without an arrangement fee.  There’s also good news for second-time buyers and those looking to remortgage with a new fixed rate


Ten tips to stop wasting money

Paying ATM fees to withdraw cash, avoidable credit card interest and charges, club memberships and TV channel subscriptions also feature in the list of the top 10 money wasters that

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Bank Base Rate remains unchanged at 0.5%

“Recently we have seen signs of a tentative recovery as the UK economic picture starts to improve and other market indicators move into positive territory,” said Stephen Smith, head of

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Self-employed miss £91,000 in pension contributions

Analysis from Prudential showed UK workers earn £26,664 a year on average. Those who are members of a company pension scheme receive average employer contributions of £2,232 a year (8.4%

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Retirees face income fall of a third

People living in London are likely to be worst hit, suffering an average income fall of 48% while those in the East of England will see 40% wiped off their