It can pay to switch savings accounts, study shows

Proactive savers 'can make up to 300 times more interest'

Savers who switch their cash pot to an account offering the highest interest rate each year could stand to earn significantly higher returns, according to Defaqto.

Consistency 'hard to achieve' suggests report

Multi-manager fund performance not consistent, warns Defaqto

Very few multi-manager funds have managed to perform consistently since 2008, according to the latest research by Defaqto.

Five star honour for Hastings Direct

Hastings Direct car insurance given Defaqto 5 star rating

Car insurer Hastings Direct has received the top five star grading from Defaqto. The ratings system assesses the quality of financial products.

Consumers need to weigh up the pro's and cons of financial products

Price is vital when shopping for financial products

Research from Defaqto reveals that price is the determining factor for consumers when they are deciding when to purchase a financial product but could they be missing out on the full benefits of a product?

Hiscox launches new travel insurance policy

Hiscox launches new travel insurance policy

A new travel insurance policy has been launched by specialist insurer Hiscox.

Winter sports fans urged to seek adequate travel insurance

Winter sports fans urged to seek adequate travel insurance

Fans of winter sports have been urged to seek appropriate travel insurance in order to ensure themselves and their belongings are protected.

Research finds only five savings accounts giving real returns

Five bank accounts that provide a return against inflation

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced today that the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell to five per cent. We reveal five ways to beat inflation.

Credit cards with cashback provision can provide big savings, it has been suggested

Cashback credit card 'a great Christmas solution'

Finding a credit card with good cashback rewards can be one of the best ways to save money this festive period, research firm Defaqto has suggested.

Car insurance customers must be careful they know the conditions of their policy, it has been suggested

Defaqto urges diligence among online car insurance customers

Car insurance customers who purchase a policy online must look carefully at the level of cover provided for new vehicles, according to a research firm.

Credit card balance transfer offers of zero per cent interest have doubled in length in five years, it has been revealed

Defaqto credit card report reveals 0% interest terms extended

Credit card providers are offering longer periods of zero interest when people switch balances, a research firm has found.

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