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Yorkshire BS launches new range of fixed rate

Yorkshire Building Society has launched a new range of four fixed rate flexible mortgages all available with loans to value of up to 95 per cent.

The range includes a two year fixed with a rate of 3.79 per cent., a three year fixed at 3.99 per cent, a five year fixed at 4.49 per cent and a 10 year fixed at 4.99 per cent.



“It would only work on the assumption that clients are well informed but I don&#39t think they are. Nine times out of 10, even the reasons-why letter goes over their head.” Dennis Taylor, Dennis Taylor Financial Services “No. The majority of consumers know nothing about mortgages and there are a lot of products on the […]

Painting by numbers

Nearly all the major reviews last year referred to the need to increase consumer education on financial services products. Pensions have been singled out as an area where more needs to be done and recently we have seen two developments.The first is the publication of the feedback paper on the consultation carried out on point-of-sale […]

N&P reduces rates on fixed mortgages

Norwich & Peterborough Building Society is reducing the rates on its range of fixed-rate mortgages following the 0.25 per cent cut in the Bank of England base rate at the beginning of February.N&P says it now offers its lowest-ever five-year fixed rate at 4.48 per cent on loans up to 90 per cent loan to […]

Britannic targets PLS market

BRITANNIC RETIREMENT SOLUTIONS PURCHASED LIFE ANNUITY Type: Purchased life annuity Minimum investment: Lump sum £10,000 Minimum age: 50 Income frequency: Monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, annually Charges: Implicit Commission: Initial 2% Tel: 0845 3003321 The panel: John Blunt, Senior manager, Advisory & Brokerage Services, Alex Benson, Associate, JM Taylor & Associates, Brian Pack, Principal, Brian Pack Financial […]


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