Articles tagged "savings"

  • Piggy bank
    Last updated: 27/08/2013 - 23:15
    News by Sylvia Morris

    BM Savings, part of Halifax, has launched a new top paying internet-based account. It pays 1.6% before tax (1.28% after tax) but it includes a bonus payable for the first twelve months. After this the rate drops to 0.5% (0.4%) and you are limited to four withdrawals a year.

  • 20s in pocket
    Last updated: 14/08/2013 - 11:25

    First Direct is upping its hugely popular joining incentive for all new 1st Account customers from £100 to £125 from 12 August until 20 October.

  • Savings
    Last updated: 07/08/2013 - 11:10

    The Bank of England (BoE) will hold interest rates steady at 0.5% until the unemployment rate falls to 7%, governor Mark Carney has announced.

  • Bank of England
    Last updated: 02/08/2013 - 08:31

    Mark Carney has been in the governor hot seat at the Bank of England for just a month but 69% of Moneywise readers have already said he will be bad news for their savings.

  • £10
    Last updated: 25/07/2013 - 09:00
    News by Holly Black

    Jane Austen has been revealed as the new historical figure who will grace the back of £10 notes, yet the majority of Brits don't know who currently holds the coveted position.

  • Last updated: 14/11/2013 - 16:56

    Virgin Money has slashed the rate on its Cash ISA, with customers now only getting 1.75%, compared to a previous 2.15%, but Virgin has rolled out some new rates that are far more pleasing to those looking for relatively risk-free savings.

  • NS&I premium bonds
    Last updated: 23/07/2013 - 10:53
    News by Mark King

    National Savings & Investments is to cut the premium bond prize fund rate from 1.5% to 1.3% from 1 August 2013, meaning it will be harder to win a monthly prize.

  • Grandparent and child
    Last updated: 23/07/2013 - 08:54

    Close to half of grandparents (42%) are saving for their grandchildren's future, and during the last year have put away an average of £154 each into a savings account, according to JPMorgan Asset Management.

  • NS&I
    Last updated: 28/11/2013 - 16:50
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Savers were handed a further piece of bad news when National Savings & Investments cut the rates on its top-paying accounts.

  • ATM
    Last updated: 22/07/2013 - 08:22

    More than half of Brits (59%) admit to forgetting what they do with the cash they withdraw from ATM machines, a survey from Barclaycard has found.