Articles tagged "savings"

  • Money boat
    Last updated: 29/10/2013 - 18:01
    Article by Mark King

    Gathering a crowd to raise money can help get a project off the ground and make a great investment for willing contributors.

  • Piggy banks
    Last updated: 29/10/2013 - 11:42
    News by Holly Black

    One in five people have less than £500 in savings, and one in 10 have less than £100, according to research from Nationwide.

  • Isa coins
    Last updated: 15/10/2013 - 16:12

    The Treasury could be considering capping the amount that can be held in Isas, according to reports in the Telegraph newspaper.

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 09/10/2013 - 10:16
    News by Holly Black

    It has been five years since interest rates were cut and cash savings have been ravaged, says Alex Hoctor-Duncan, head of European Retail at BlackRock.

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 09/09/2013 - 17:17
    News by Mark King

    City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority is to launch an investigation into the £1 trillion savings account market, focusing on "teaser rates".

  • Coin stacks
    Last updated: 03/09/2013 - 18:30
    News by Faith Glasgow

    The top easy-access accounts are the Coventry BS Online Saver 5, and BM Savings, part of Halifax, Online Reward 3.

  • Current accounts
    Last updated: 02/09/2013 - 16:48

    If you're normally in credit in your current account, a Halifax Reward Current Account or Santander 123 Current Account could provide the best long-term financial rewards, according to a report by Consumer Intelligence.

  • FSCS
    Last updated: 30/08/2013 - 13:08

    Savers and investors struggling to seek compensation from 17 financial services companies the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has said are in default could get be entitled to help.

  • Last updated: 30/08/2013 - 11:15
    News by Rachel Lacey

    First Direct is increasing the interest it pays on its cash Isa from November this year. However, not all of its customers stand to benefit.

  • Piggy bank
    Last updated: 28/08/2013 - 00:15
    News by Sylvia Morris

    BM Savings, part of Halifax, has launched a new top paying internet-based account. It pays 1.6% before tax (1.28% after tax) but it includes a bonus payable for the first twelve months. After this the rate drops to 0.5% (0.4%) and you are limited to four withdrawals a year.