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4 NovemberTelegraphThe best savings accounts rates
27 OctoberTelegraphAre Offset mortgages on the rise?
15 OctoberWhich?Children's savings account: Should you switch to a  Junior ISA?
26 AugustMortgage SolutionsIntroducing our new London Business Development Manager Amar Mashru 
19 AugustMortgage Introducer A discussion on high loan to value mortgages in our current economic environment
18 JulyThis Is MoneyThe top current easy access saving deals 
5 JulyMortgage IntroducerThe impact of the cost-of-living-crisis on the mortgage market 
24 JuneFinancial ReporterOur head of intermediary sales, Darren Deacon gives his views on the current mortgage market
16 JuneBuryTimesRead about how our chosen charity SeeAbility has helped the Turners
13 JuneThe TimesAdvice and information on buying a house as a single parent
13 MayFinancial ReporterExploration into the growth in the later life market, alternatives to equity release, and how flexibility is key
29 April Brilliant solutions Update on our completion deadline for our Fixed Rate products 
4 AprilMortgage Introducer How we are adapting to change through our alternative mortgage products 
21 March eHospiceWe are proud sponsors of 'Talk the Walk' with Princess Alice Hospice
11 MarchForbesThe top 5 best Junior ISA rates
1 MarchMortgage SolutionsHow we are helping to support portfolio landlords 
26 FebruaryMirrorSaving for your children's future with our Junior ISA account
7 FebruaryFinancial ReporterEnhancing our intermediary proposition with three new appointments
3 FebruaryLBCFBS in conjunction with Resolution Foundation investigates inheritance
3 FebruaryResolution FoundationResearch into Britain's inheritance windfall. What does it mean?
21 JanuaryThe TelegraphHow to protect your savings from inflation
17 JanuaryDaily MailIntroducing our Premium Saver 5, the best buy easy access saving deal
7 JanuaryFinancial ReporterReduced rates across our residential and buy-to-let mortgages
6 DecemberThe TelegraphRead how our Family Mortgage helped our customers secure their first home
17 NovemberFinancial ReporterPrice and LTV changes to residential and BTL range
1 NovemberThis is MoneyPremium saver 4 rate
29 OctoberThis is MoneyFurther information on the Windfall bond
19 OctoberThis is Money90-day notice account at 1.06 per cent
11 OctoberDaily mailWhat makes the Windfall Bond different to Premium Bonds
10 OctoberThe TimesOdds of winning on the Premium Bonds compared to the Windfall Bonds
9 SeptemberFinancial ReporterUp to 0.35% rate cut on mortgages
8 SeptemberMortgage solutionsNews on our mortgage product refresh
27 JulyMortgage solutionsDiscussion on guarantor mortgage applications as house prices rise
22 MayThis is MoneyMonthly cash prizes for savers
19 MayBBCMortgages during the Pandemic
6 MayMortgage introducerMark Bogard appointed new chair of the Building Societies Association
7 MayMortgage solutionsMeet Rebecca Hayes who works at Family Building Society
29 AprilMirror95% mortgage rates available for first-time buyers
9 AprilMortgage solutionsInformation on one of our BDMS: Grace Bennett
26 FebruaryGood housekeepingHelping loved ones own their own home
14 FebruaryDaily mailHow to save money and be in with a chance of winning a prize
10 FebruaryThe TelegraphProducts such as our Windfall Bond are a safer alternative to prize draw apps
8 FebruaryMortgage solutionsNews on Interest-Only mortgage terms
6 FebruaryMail on SundayHelp for first-time buyers with our Family assisted mortgages
4 FebruaryLBCMark Bogard, Chief Executive of The Family Building Society, discusses the stamp duty holiday


17 December 2020, ISA rates Moneyfacts

17 December 2020, Stamp duty holiday City AM

12 December 2020,  Preserving £70k The Times

11 December 2020,  Mark Bogard Financial Reporter

10 December 2020, ISA rates Moneyfacts

3 December 2020, ISA rates Moneyfacts

25 November 2020, 2020/21 Personal Finance Awards

14 November 2020, Interest rates available The Express

12 November 2020, ISA rates Moneyfacts

13 October 2020,Later life lending The Right Mortgage

3 October 2020,Windfall bond The Times

17 August 2020, £30 million defined benefit transfer Employee Benefits

6 August 2020, Discussion on capital gains tax on residential properties Mortgage Introducer

15 July 2020, FBS wins Best Guarantor/Assisted Mortgage Lender at What Mortgage Awards What Mortgage

3 July 2020, TriLine GRC - Upgraded risk and compliance system for FBS Mortgage Finance Gazette

26 June 2020, LTV Increase Mortgage Introducer

24 June 2020, 95% LTV for first time buyers Mortgage Strategy

9 June 2020, FBS Brokers survey report Mortgage Solutions 

29 May 2020, Increase in demand for specialist lending Financial Reporter

22 May 2020, Banks offer 0% interest, FBS offer 1.13% Int  Mail On Sunday

4 May 2020, Keith Hickman, Mobile underwriter at FBS Mortgage Solutions

15 April 2020, FBS allows product transfers during payment holidays Mortgage Solutions

8 April 2020, FBS offers lower rates for product transfers than remortgages Mortgage Solutions

7 April 2020, Best easy access rates Daily Mail

31 March 2020, Update on the mortgage market

29 March 2019, FBS Windfall Bond

27 March 2020, Most lenders stop lending over 60% LTV Telegraph

6 March 2020, Mark Bogard's letter to the Chancellor
Mortgage Solutions
Financial Reporter
Specialist Finance Introducer

22 January 2020, FBS launch new mortgage products Mortgage Introducer

16-19 January 2020, FBS and LSE research - Later life borrowing in a world that’s living longer
Financial Times
Mortgage Introducer
Mortgage Finance Gazette

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