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Coronavirus: First-time buyers slip on the property ladder as deposits rise

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The goalposts have moved for many first-time buyers Purchasing a first home is one of the biggest financial steps many people will ever take. But changes to the housing market brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic have made that step a little bigger. For those scrimping and saving to afford a deposit, coronavirus has… Read more →

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Times ‘ever more difficult’ for savers as rates slip

Image copyright Getty Images Times are becoming “ever more difficult” for savers who have fewer products to choose from than at any time since before the last recession, research suggests. Some 370 fewer savings products are now available compared with the start of March, according to financial information service Moneyfacts. The total of 1,398 deals on the market is the… Read more →