Articles tagged "savings"

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 28/10/2014 - 15:31
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Savers hoping to grab the best-buy National Counties Building Society 1.9% before tax (1.52% after tax) on balances over £10,000 fixed until June next year have been left disappointed after the deal was pulled after being on sale for just three days.

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 21/10/2014 - 12:33
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Some banks and building societies have been edging up rates for new savers. BM Savings has raised the rate on its easy-access Online Extra to a top 1.6% before tax.

  • Pound notes
    Last updated: 15/10/2014 - 15:21
    News by Rob Goodman

    More than one million bank customers switched current accounts in the first 12 months of the new switching service, figures have revealed.

  • Safe
    Last updated: 14/10/2014 - 12:48
    Article by Laura Whitcombe

    Perhaps you'd like your bank manager to offer more perks and a personal service? Then see if you can afford premier banking.

  • Savings jar
    Last updated: 14/10/2014 - 12:16
    News by Sylvia Morris

    In just a few weeks' time, savers age 65 and over will have a chance to fix their money over one and three years at top rates.

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 07/10/2014 - 14:59
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Banks and building societies continue to chop and change rates for savers.

  • Bank of England
    Last updated: 07/10/2014 - 10:29
    News by Rob Goodman

    Savings of up to £1 million are to be protected under new rules proposed by the Bank of England.

  • Savings jar
    Last updated: 30/09/2014 - 14:28
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Savers need to be quick if they want to snap up top rate fixed rate bonds which are often withdrawn just days after their launch.

  • Tesco
    Last updated: 23/09/2014 - 09:38
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Tesco Bank is the latest to raise the rate on its easy access internet account to 1.4% before tax (1.12% after tax). It joins AA Savings Internet Extra 16 and Post Office Online Saver Issue 12 which both pay 1.4% (1.12%).

  • Classroom
    Last updated: 16/09/2014 - 14:57
    Article by Rob Goodman

    It's good news that pupils will be taught personal finance in school but parents can boost their learning at home.