Articles tagged "savings"

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    Savers need to be quick if they want to snap up top rate fixed rate bonds which are often withdrawn just days after their launch.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

  • Pound note in piggy bank
    Last updated: 16/09/2014 - 11:47
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Rates on easy-access accounts continue to edge up with the launch of the Post Office Online Saver Issue 12 at 1.4% before tax (1.12% after tax).

  • The new £1 coin
    Last updated: 12/09/2014 - 15:54

    Chancellor George Osborne is giving aspiring artists the chance to turn their handiwork into cold hard cash – literally.

  • Grandparents
    Last updated: 11/09/2014 - 11:18
    Article by Harriet Mayer

    More and more grandparents are dipping into their income to help out the family – but at what cost to their own future?

  • Piggy bank
    Last updated: 09/09/2014 - 12:30
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Monmouthshire Building Society has raised the rate on its easy-access Cash Isa 6 to a top 1.65%.

  • Piggy bank plaster
    Last updated: 02/09/2014 - 14:21
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Easy-access cash Isa rates continue to fall for new savers, with the latest cuts coming from Nationwide and Virgin Money. Nationwide has cut its rate to 1.25% and Virgin to 1.4%.

  • Percent on chart
    Last updated: 26/08/2014 - 09:57

    Over half (55%) of all homeowners are worried about the impact of rising interest rates on their mortgage repayments and expect to pay £600 more a year.

  • Piggy bank
    Last updated: 19/08/2014 - 12:20
    News by Sylvia Morris

    BM Savings, part of Halifax, now pays 1.35% before tax (1.08% after tax) on the latest issue of its Online Extra, placing it among the top headline rates for easy access accounts. But the rate drops to 0.5% (0.4%) after 12 months.