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03 Nov 2021

Product update: fixed and tracker mortgages

On Thursday 4 November, Nationwide will be increasing rates on selected two, three and five-year fixed rate products up to 80% Loan-to-Value (LTV) by up to 0.35%.

02 Nov 2021

Growth of consumer spending slows in third quarter of 2021 as people settle into rhythm

  • Nationwide’s Spending Report analyses 620m payments, with transactions rising 10% between Q2 and Q3
  • Modest three per cent increase in total spend; down on previous quarterly rise of 14% as spending stabilises
  • Essentials: Data shows a 4 per cent rise in household spend - transport, fuel, debt and utilities spend up
  • Non-essentials: 12 per cent rise in discretionary spend - leisure, holiday, food & drink and fashion up
  • Research reveals rising cost of living impacts financial wellbeing – 74% worried; with credit usage rising
  • Contactless card payments jump by 14 per cent and mobile payments up by more than a third (34%)

01 Nov 2021

Start to Save enters countdown to final prize draw

Savers with Nationwide Building Society’s Start to Save account are now well into their last three-month savings window ahead of the final prize draw taking place in January, as they aim to increase their balance by £50 a month across October, November, and December to be in with a chance of winning £100. As a result, Start to Save is no longer available for new openings (as members opening the account in November and December wouldn’t be eligible for the final draw).

29 Oct 2021

Impersonation scam cases soar as lack of awareness leads to more people being scammed

  • Increasingly people are reporting being victims, with younger people seemingly more impacted 
  • Despite rise in cases, just one in ten worry about being targeted by an impersonation scam 
  • Two thirds answer unknown or withheld calls and a fifth don’t check emails properly or at all 
  • Latest research continues Nationwide’s ongoing campaign to educate people about scams 
  • Follows launch of Society’s new Scam Checker Service, available in branch or over telephone 

26 Oct 2021

Product update - fixed rate mortgages

On Wednesday 27 October, Nationwide will be increasing selected two, three and five-year fixed rate products at 60% and 75% LTV by up to 0.07%. 

13 Oct 2021

Half of UK backs green tax on polluting products while two thirds call for compulsory labelling

  • New Consumer Insight Panel research shows widespread support for sustainable spending
  • 47 per cent of people back ‘green tax’ on damaging products, rising to 54% of Gen Z
  • More than two thirds support mandatory environmental labelling for all products
  • Dealing with climate change a bigger priority than economic growth, poll highlights

13 Oct 2021

TMW cuts selected rates by up to 0.50%

On Thursday 14 October, The Mortgage Works (TMW) is reducing selected buy to let rates by up to 0.50%.

07 Oct 2021

Nationwide launches its new community support van

Nationwide is touring the UK in a specially kitted-out van that will give those not used to banking online a helping hand at a time digital transactions continue to soar.

06 Oct 2021

'Gold standard' support for landlords aimed at helping improve rental standards across UK

  • Nationwide launches The Landlord Works – a new platform offering support for all UK landlords
  • Free online resource addresses the needs of landlords to help them manage properties and finances
  • Introduction of The Landlord Works aims to further improve health of the private rented sector
  • Aimed at fostering better landlords everywhere as 23% of private tenants live in ‘non-decent’ homes1
  • Complements The Mortgage Works, which continues to offer competitive buy-to-let mortgages

04 Oct 2021

Nationwide become first major lender to support 95% LTV new-build lending through the Deposit Unlock scheme

Nationwide today becomes the first major lender signed up to Deposit Unlock – a mortgage indemnity scheme which supports 95% Loan to Value (LTV) lending on newbuild properties for both first-time buyers and second steppers up to the value of £750,000.

01 Oct 2021

Nationwide’s Oakfield Development Scoops Coveted Housing Design Award As It Puts Community At Heart

Nationwide Building Society’s Oakfield development in Swindon - one of the UK’s largest energy-efficient housing projects - has landed a prestigious housing award in recognition of its community-centric design.

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