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Almost half of Brits not planning to cut back on gifts this year 21% of people will borrow from one source or another to pay for presents Consumers will turn as much to the high street as they will to the Internet for Xmas gifts Brits plan to spend an average of £560 celebrating Christmas this year...


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Direct lenders provide 100% of best buys in two year discount, lifetime tracker and five year fixed mortgage categories Direct mortgage lenders have continued to dominate best buy tables in the past year, with 81% of the market leading rates being offered directly by providers.


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HSBC releases further £350m to mortgage borrowers with deposit of 15% or less At least £250m reserved for first time buyers until 31st Dec 2011 HSBC's new high LTV mortgages come with zero fees HSBC - which has provided a mortgage to one in eight first time buyers (FTBs) during 2011...


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Britons are using the internet and doing their own calculations when starting to plan their finances. An independent survey for HSBC reveals that almost half (45%) of Britons use official websites to help consider what savings, investments and insurance they might need...


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Eight students have each won a £15,000 bursary to spend as they choose, as part of the HSBC Student Bursary competition. Now in its fourth year, the competition hosted Facebook, is open to all UK students starting their first year of university this autumn.


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New work experience portal gives young people the resources to progress into a rewarding career. With unemployment at record levels among 16 to 24 year olds, and a recent survey stating that many young people don't feel they will ever land their dream job, a groundbreaking initiative is set for launch.


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Sales of properties under the Right-to-Buy scheme, the reason for the biggest increase in home ownership in the last 50 years, continue to be well down on previous years, according to research by HSBC, the UK's largest direct mortgages lender. 31 years ago this week (3rd October 1980)...


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HSBC today (05 October 2011) confirmed its plans to open a £1.2 million branch in Falkirk as the bank continues its expansion programme in Scotland. The new state-of-the-art branch...


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From 3rd October 2011, HSBC is reducing the rate on its Personal Loans from 6.9% to 6.4% APR Representative. The offer applies to Personal Loans between £7,000 and £15,000. The loan is available until 13th November 2011. HSBC offers Personal Loans from £1,000 to £25,000, with flexible...


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Over 55s benefit most from the "Age of Inheritance" £1.1 trillion will be left to beneficiaries by 2047, the peak of leaving an inheritance, reveals a new report by HSBC. The Age of Inheritance Report shows that, based on increasing life expectancy estimates...


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