Help to Buy ISA announced

Help to Buy ISA announced Chancellor George Osborne was about to close his Budget address, when he announced a new scheme to help would-be first-time buyers to save for a deposit. The Help to Buy ISA allows would be buyers to save up to £200 a month, with the...

Stay on top of your mortgage

Stay on top of your mortgage As the UK economy continues to improve, an increase in interest rates is now widely expected at some point in 2015. Higher rates will be welcomed by savers, who have had a lean time over the past few years. Having reached a recent peak of...

Bank of England Interest rate rise getting closer

Bank of England Interest rate rise getting closer Bank of England governor Mark Carney says an increase in the base interest rate is “getting closer” but will not return to pre-crisis levels. UK economy is beginning to “normalise” and suggested interest rates could...