Lack of competition in mortgage marketThe Times (subscription)The government delayed spending €1 million of AIB's money to highlight potential savings made through switching mortgages over the past two years because of fears that there were not enough suitable alternatives. Recent figures from the Central Bank ...and more »
Business Insider UKHot investing app Acorns just snagged Airbnb to give its customers 'free money'Business Insider UK"Found Money" works much like a credit card reward system, but instead of cash back, users get money put directly into their Acorns investment account. The program launched a beta in May, and Acorns' chief commercial officer Manning Field says all its ...and more »
Mirror.co.ukMillions of drivers needlessly paying £73 extra for car insurance – and the number's going upMirror.co.uk“If you simply can't find the money upfront, one option is to put your insurance premium on a credit card that doesn't charge interest on purchases, and pay off the balance within 12 months,” Pratt said. “That timing is important – you should aim to ...and more »
Telegraph.co.uk'I'm a first time buyer with 7pc deposit. How can I get a mortgage?'Telegraph.co.ukI have an excellent credit score but am perplexed by the offers available on the mortgage market. The property value I have in mind is £120,000 to £130,000 and I have a deposit of about £8,000 (6.4pc).
Citywire.co.ukPension investors shun property funds to buy directCitywire.co.ukThis is a reverse of the trend that saw the amount of money in property funds swell from £13 billion to £28 billion over the past decade. But far from shunning the asset class altogether, many investors are bypassing generalist property funds to invest ...