Brits are fast becoming a nation of savvy savers, with new figures revealing that UK consumers are ploughing even more of their hard-earned money into savings accounts.
The UK housing market has hardly had the most impressive 2012, with property prices continuing to fall across the country and affordability being something dreams are made of. But what will happen in 2013?
The entire landscape of the UK car insurance market has now changed after the EU gender directive has come into force and women will no longer receive reduced rates from insurers.
Gross mortgage lending rose by 0.92% for the month of November, reaching just shy of £13 billion and hitting the highest level for the year, reports have revealed.
UK consumers’ festive season celebrations are being mired by a continued squeeze on household budgets, with recent figures revealing that 1.6 million households will be reining in their spending this Christmas.
Chancellor George Osborne brought good news for ISA savers in the recent Autumn Statement, announcing that the overall amount consumers can plough into their ISAs will increase from a current figure of £11,280 to £11,520 in April 2013.
Despite first-time buyers still facing a number of stumbling blocks to getting on the property ladder, the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) revealed a boost in first-time buyer activity in October.
Chancellor George Osborne unveiled future plans for the nation’s finances last week with the annual Autumn Statement. Osborne revealed a number of economic reforms and policies the coalition will bring into force next year, many of which will affect millions of families.
One of the trickiest things during the festive season is squeezing everyone in for Christmas dinner, but with these spacious party pads you’ll have enough room to invite the whole family to stay for dinner, tea, and your New Year’s Eve party extravaganza!