Articles tagged "savings"

  • Tax on coins
    Last updated: 25/03/2014 - 18:04

    Nearly two thirds (63%) of Brits don't realise basic-rate taxpayers pay 20% on any interest earned from standard savings accounts straight to HMRC.

  • Percents
    Last updated: 25/03/2014 - 17:35
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Rates on easy access accounts continue to fall, with Tesco Bank cutting the rate on its Internet Saver to 1.2% before tax (0.96% after tax), while West Bromwich Building Society has closed its WebSaver at 1.35% (1.08%) to new savers.

  • Pound notes pillars
    Last updated: 21/03/2014 - 17:08
    News by Jacqui Canham

    Shawbrook Bank has launched four competitive savings products, with interest rates topping many similar products in independent best buy tables.

  • 1 pound coin
    Last updated: 19/03/2014 - 15:53
    News by Rob Goodman

    This is the new £1 coin - designed to help beat counterfeiters and fraudsters - that has been unveiled ahead of today's budget.

  • Last updated: 19/03/2014 - 14:14
    News by Rob Goodman

    Chancellor George Osborne will soon be heading to the House of Commons to deliver his budget, so Moneywise has asked the experts what we can expect from his statement and how any announcements might affect you and your family.

  • Empty savings
    Last updated: 06/03/2014 - 11:36

    The number of Brits with no nest egg to fall back on has risen year-on-year from eight million to more than nine million, according to a new report.

  • Question marks
    Last updated: 05/03/2014 - 13:28
    News by Holly Black

    Rates on savings and cash Isas might be stuck at almost zero, but savers are still not willing to invest.

  • Savings down
    Last updated: 05/03/2014 - 12:41
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Nationwide has launched its Instant Isa Saver paying a tax-free 1.5%. It is a simple account with a competitive rate, no initial bonus and no withdrawal restrictions and you can transfer your existing cash Isas into the account.

  • Bank statement
    Last updated: 26/02/2014 - 10:45
    News by Mark King

    Principality Building Society has become the first financial services firm to back a new campaign aimed at preserving customers' right to receive a paper statement.

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 17/04/2014 - 12:36
    News by Sylvia Morris

    After a week of banks and building societies closing their top-rate fixed rate bonds, FirstSave has provided a glimmer of hope. It has launched a one-year fixed rate deal at 1.9% before tax (1.52% after tax).