Articles tagged "savings"

  • 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).

  • Cheque
    Last updated: 24/02/2014 - 09:43
    News by Rob Goodman

    Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest customers will be able use their local Post Office to pay in cash and cheques from later this year, the banks' parent group has announced.

  • Savings jar
    Last updated: 19/02/2014 - 16:19
    News by Rob Goodman

    More than half of us would rather miss saving goals than take any risk to secure a better financial return, according to new research.

  • Savings
    Last updated: 19/02/2014 - 08:00
    News by Rob Goodman

    People in the UK are saving more money than they did five years ago, a new survey has revealed.

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 18/02/2014 - 18:26
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Banks continue to pare rates on offer to new savers. This week Kent Reliance will cut the 1.45% before tax (1.16% after) it pays on its Easy Access account to 1.35% (1.08%).

  • Sarah Beeny
    Last updated: 14/02/2014 - 16:55

    Every year, Brits are literally throwing away money, according to new research.

  • Pound coins and calculator
    Last updated: 04/02/2014 - 17:02
    Article by Jamie Stinson and Anna Bowes

    Savers can be tempted by bonus rates even though they often plummet within a year. Our experts look at the pros and cons.