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Zoopla: house prices stalled at the end of 2022
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House prices

Zoopla: house prices stalled at the end of 2022

The property market looks primed for a slow burn start, and buyers are turning towards flats instead of homes as they prioritise affordability, latest…
30 Jan 2023
Will energy prices go down in 2023?
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Personal finance

Will energy prices go down in 2023?

Wholesale gas prices are on a downward trajectory, but does this mean lower energy bills later this year?
27 Jan 2023
Rents across the UK rise to record highs
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Personal finance

Rents across the UK rise to record highs

Rightmove’s latest rental trends tracker shows tenants are facing record price increases
27 Jan 2023
Almost 1.5 million more people will be dragged into higher tax bands by 2027
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Personal finance

Almost 1.5 million more people will be dragged into higher tax bands by 2027

Frozen income tax allowances mean considerably more people will have to start paying higher-rate and additional-rate tax. We explain what you can do t…
26 Jan 2023
State pension age could rise to 68 as early as 2035 – what it means for you
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State pensions

State pension age could rise to 68 as early as 2035 – what it means for you

State pension age increases could be accelerated, with the change to 68 coming in as early as 2035, affecting those who are 54 and under today.
25 Jan 2023
NS&I bumps up interest rate on Premium Bonds again
Savings

NS&I bumps up interest rate on Premium Bonds again

NS&I is increasing the Premium Bond prize rate for the second time this year, meaning there are hundreds of extra prizes in every draw. We look at how…
24 Jan 2023
Council tax increases 2023 – how much more will you pay?
Tax

Council tax increases 2023 – how much more will you pay?

Your council tax bill will go up in April - we reveal the councils that have confirmed what this year’s increase will be.
23 Jan 2023
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Where will house prices go in 2023?
House prices

Where will house prices go in 2023?

Halifax expects house prices to fall next year due to higher interest rates and the rising cost of living. We explore what could happen to house price…
20 Jan 2023
ONS: House prices up 10.3% in November
House prices

ONS: House prices up 10.3% in November

Official data shows house prices went up in November 2022, but a slowdown is still on thee cards
18 Jan 2023
UK inflation slows to 10.5%
Inflation

UK inflation slows to 10.5%

Figures from the Office for National Statistics showed the decrease was largely due to falling fuel prices
18 Jan 2023
Wages jump - could interest rates rise faster?
Personal finance

Wages jump - could interest rates rise faster?

Wage growth is running at its highest level since records began, which could lead the Bank of England to hike interest rates more aggressively to put …
17 Jan 2023
5 of the best gold ETFs
Gold

5 of the best gold ETFs

Some investors like to hold gold as an insurance policy against uncertainty, but buying the physical metal can be tricky. Here are the best gold ETFs …
16 Jan 2023
House prices rise in January
House prices

House prices rise in January

Rightmove reveals house prices went up in January, with the asking price up by thousands
16 Jan 2023
Smartphone banking: the best app-based bank accounts
Bank accounts

Smartphone banking: the best app-based bank accounts

App-based banks are convenient, come with features that help you budget and make banking easy. What are the best app-based accounts available now?
13 Jan 2023
GDP grows by 0.1% in November
Economy

GDP grows by 0.1% in November

GDP records a 0.1% growth for November, but does this mean the UK may escape a recession?
13 Jan 2023
Inflation drives 18% surge in “minimum” cost of retirement
Personal finance

Inflation drives 18% surge in “minimum” cost of retirement

Retirees trying to achieve a basic standard of living have seen their costs soar over the past year due to high inflation. We explain how much you now…
12 Jan 2023
John Lewis launches new reward credit card - is it any good?
Personal finance

John Lewis launches new reward credit card - is it any good?

John Lewis shoppers can now get something back every time they spend at the giant retailer with an all new rewards credit card. We have all the detail…
12 Jan 2023
Over 1.4m households face mortgage rate hike in 2023
Mortgages

Over 1.4m households face mortgage rate hike in 2023

As fixed rate deals come to an end, 1.4 million households will pay significantly more later this year - what does this mean for you?
10 Jan 2023
House prices fall for four months straight
House prices

House prices fall for four months straight

UK house prices dipped by 1.5% in December, the fourth consecutive month, Halifax’s latest House Price Index reveals
6 Jan 2023
Prime minister sets ambition of “maths to 18”
Personal finance

Prime minister sets ambition of “maths to 18”

Rishi Sunak pledges to boost the country’s numeracy skills by requiring all school pupils in England to study some form of maths to age 18. This could…
4 Jan 2023
Key dates for 2023: here are the dates you need to know when it comes to your money
Personal finance

Key dates for 2023: here are the dates you need to know when it comes to your money

There is no shortage of important dates to be aware of this year – which are likely to affect your financial health. We run through the key dates in 2…
4 Jan 2023
January’s Premium Bond millionaire winners revealed – how to check if you’ve won
Personal finance

January’s Premium Bond millionaire winners revealed – how to check if you’ve won

Millions of savers are celebrating the New Year with a tax-free cash prize following the January Premium Bond draw. We explain how to check if you’re …
4 Jan 2023