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Are Premium Bonds a good investment?

​Premium Bonds are a type of savings account. Rather than earning interest each month, your savings are entered into a prize draw, from which one or two lucky savers earn £1million. But are they a good investment? Here's what you need to know.

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Mortgage Lender Benchmark H2 2018: Results

The first edition of the Mortgage Lender Benchmark is released today. This study includes feedback on 79 lenders and SWOT analysis on 32 of the biggest mortgage lenders in the UK.

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Yolt vs. Money Dashboard

Budget apps are getting bigger and better all the time, but at the start there was Money Dashboard. But now there's competition, one of the most popular of which is Yolt.

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Drafty Loans: what is it, and how does it work?

​With payday loans becoming more scrutinised in recent years – particularly following the collapse of Wonga back in August – we’ve seen the arrival of a number of new brands aiming to do short-term loans differently – and, in most cases, more ethically.

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Mettle: how it can change the business banking game

There’s a new challenger bank setting up its online offering, and this time it’s UK businesses that stand to benefit. Mettle, a new challenger bank owned by RBS, could emerge as an important player in the business banking landscape.

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Moneybox: how does it work - and is it worth it?

With the recent boom in investment apps aimed specifically at beginners, It’s never been easier to become an investor. One of the most popular investment apps is Moneybox. Here's how it works.

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Voting for the 2019 British Bank Awards is now live!

Voting for the 2019 British Bank Awards is now open. By sharing your honest feedback and casting a vote, you'll help to empower customers and bring transparency to the world of finance. Plus, one lucky voter will win £1,000.

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