Articles tagged "savings"

  • 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.

  • savings bonds
    Last updated: 09/11/2015 - 14:51
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Metro Bank has launched a one-year fixed-rate bond paying a top 2.1 per cent before tax (1.68 per cent after tax), available online or through its branches. Its new 18-month bond pays 2.4 per cent (1.92 per cent) and the three-year version 2.7 per cent (2.16 per cent).

  • woman with piggy in her arms.jpg
    Last updated: 03/11/2015 - 11:10
    Article by Sylvia Morris

    Yorkshire Building Society has launched a one-year fixed-rate bond paying 2.05 per cent before tax (1.64 per cent after), available online and through its branches. It is also available through its offshoots, Barnsley, Chelsea and Norwich & Peterborough building societies.

  • Piggy bank with rising chart
    Last updated: 26/10/2015 - 17:22
    News

    Fixed-rate deals from new banks continue to edge up. United Trust Bank has a new bond paying a top 2.1 per cent before tax (1.68 per cent after tax) for a year.

  • Piggy bank smashed
    Last updated: 19/10/2015 - 15:12
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Headline rates on cash Isas continue to lag behind those paid on taxable accounts. On tax-free cash Isas, the top easy access account comes from Post Office Online Cash Isa at 1.51 per cent, including a 0.86 percentage point bonus for the first 12 months.

  • Piggy banks standing on a podium
    Last updated: 13/10/2015 - 09:17
    News by Sylvia Morris

    New banks continue to offer savers the best fixed-rate deals as they compete with each other for your money.