NS&I has today published its un-audited quarterly results for the third quarter (October to December 2016) of the financial year 2016-17. NS&I delivered £6.1 billion of Net Financing in Q3 2016-17, giving a year-to-date total of just under £7.9 billion.
NS&I has today announced that it is reducing interest rates on four of its variable rate products. This follows reductions in interest rates across the savings market after the Bank of England’s reduction of the base rate by 25 basis points, to 0.25% in August 2016.
NS&I has confirmed today that it has exercised an option to extend, by one year, its contract with Matrix Capital to provide an advisory service to Premium Bonds jackpot winners. The contract with Matrix Capital will now run until 31 March 2018.
A man from Liverpool and a woman from Outer London have become the 355th and 356th Premium Bonds millionaires, when Agent Million turned up on their doorsteps with more than just a box of chocolates and flowers to share their good news this February.
Only 36% of people across the UK have a will, with 35% not having yet considered writing one
46% of people have had no conversations about financial wishes in the event of death
59% of people think will-writing should be made easier