Articles tagged "savings"

  • savvy saving piggy
    Last updated: 31/12/2015 - 09:23
    Article by Jeff Prestridge

    What juicy personal finance treats are waiting for us in 2016 to wipe away our inevitable new year blues? Surprisingly, in the light of the fact that the era of austerity still prevails, the answer is ‘quite a few’, especially if you are a saver and want to protect more of your savings from the greedy clutches of the taxman.

  • Child saving
    Last updated: 20/06/2016 - 09:53
    Article by Mark King

    Encourage your children to save, not spend, and they’ll build up a tidy sum in the future. We reveal the best accounts for 2016.

  • Last updated: 21/12/2015 - 12:00
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Savers can earn a top 1.65 per cent before tax (1.32 per cent after basic rate tax) with the relaunch of the ICICI Bank easy-access HiSave Supersaver account.

  • cutting rates
    Last updated: 08/12/2015 - 12:24
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Banks and building societies are cutting the rates they pay to new savers.

  • Help to Buy Isas - which account should I get
    Last updated: 07/03/2017 - 16:07
    Article by Adam Williams

    Help to Buy Isas offer a boost to first time buyers struggling to save for a deposit.

  • holding savings
    Last updated: 01/12/2015 - 11:32
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Fixed-rate deals from new challenger banks continue to edge up. FirstSave now pays 2.12 per cent before tax (1.7 per cent after tax), fixed for one year. The new deal puts it just behind the top payer, Shawbrook Bank, at 2.15 per cent (1.72 per cent after tax).

  • flying piggy banks
    Last updated: 24/11/2015 - 11:13
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Shawbrook Bank is still paying a top 2.15 per cent before tax (1.72 per cent after tax) on its one-year fixed-rate bond, but it might not be around for very long.

  • Saving for retirement
    Last updated: 20/11/2015 - 17:13
    News by Rachel Lacey

    The number of workers saving in workplace pensions has risen by 70% since the introduction of auto enrolment in 2012, according to a new report from the Department of Work and Pensions.

  • cash pig
    Last updated: 18/11/2015 - 10:50
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Rates on offer from new banks are edging up. Shawbrook Bank has raised the rate on its one-year fixed rate bond for new savers to a top 2.15 per cent before tax (1.72 per cent after tax).

  • inflation clouds
    Last updated: 18/11/2015 - 10:39
    News by Tom Wilson and Rebecca Jones

    Inflation stubbornly stuck in negative territory in October, with prices 0.1% lower over the year, according to the latest consumer price index (CPI) figures.