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What to do When Interest Rates Start to Rise

UK interest rates have been astoundingly low since 2008. But given the recent rapid increase in inflation interest rates are likely to rise....

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Amanda Gillam 18th November, 2021
Personal loan rates are still falling but be wary of teaser rates

Personal loan teaser interest rates continue to fall. But what you actually pay is probably not. Here's what to be wary of when getting your personal loan....

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Alex Hartley 20th May, 2019
All about Annual Percentage Rate / APR%

The term APR (Annual Percentage Rate) is everywhere, but do you know what it really means and how to use it? Here's a quick guide to everything APR....

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Amanda Gillam 30th July, 2018
Act now! The era of the very low mortgage rate is coming to an end

Those in debt have enjoyed the lowest ever interest rates for the last decade. We've become attuned to living and budgeting based on these low rates and in part...

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Alex Hartley 4th May, 2018
Household debt costs to surge over next five years

For the last decade we've lived in a world of historically low interest rates. We've been encouraged to borrow and spend. Now rates are beginning to rise and un...

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Amanda Gillam 30th March, 2018
Saving rates are low but we still need to save more

Even though interest rates are low we all need to save for the future - for our retirement or simply to cover emergencies. Here's how to go about it....

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Alex Hartley 21st July, 2017
What will happen to interest rates in 2017

Interest rates are historically low. Will they remain low in 2017 and if so what does this mean for savers and borrowers? What could it mean for you?...

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Oliver Jones 2nd January, 2017


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