Which? Money weekly podcast, 14 March 2012
- Mortgage rate rises to hit thousands of borrowers
- How to avoid mobile phone 'bill shock'
- Get the best rate on US dollars
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This week: mortgage rate rises and how to avoid huge mobile phone bills
Last week, Halifax and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announced that they would be increasing their standard variable rates (SVRs) for thousands of their customer, swiftly followed by Yorkshire and Clydesdale Bank. We explain why the banks have increased mortgage rates and what it could mean for you.
Elsewhere in the podcast, we discuss the action being taken to prevent you receiving enormous mobile phone bills - dubbed 'bill shock' - and the how to avoid high charges if you use your phone abroad.
And in today's money tip - Moneycorp's top currency deal on US Dollars.
Links mentioned in the podcast
- Halifax hikes its variable mortgage rates
- Have your say on mortgage rates on Which? Conversation
- Ofcom announces measures to tackle mobile phone 'bill shock'