Articles tagged "savings"

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 09/09/2013 - 16:17
    News by Mark King

    City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority is to launch an investigation into the £1 trillion savings account market, focusing on "teaser rates".

  • Coin stacks
    Last updated: 03/09/2013 - 17:30
    News by Faith Glasgow

    The top easy-access accounts are the Coventry BS Online Saver 5, and BM Savings, part of Halifax, Online Reward 3.

  • Current accounts
    Last updated: 02/09/2013 - 15:48

    If you're normally in credit in your current account, a Halifax Reward Current Account or Santander 123 Current Account could provide the best long-term financial rewards, according to a report by Consumer Intelligence.

  • FSCS
    Last updated: 30/08/2013 - 12:08

    Savers and investors struggling to seek compensation from 17 financial services companies the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has said are in default could get be entitled to help.

  • Last updated: 30/08/2013 - 10:15
    News by Rachel Lacey

    First Direct is increasing the interest it pays on its cash Isa from November this year. However, not all of its customers stand to benefit.

  • 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.