Savings & Cash Isas

How I’m saving or investing with my Lifetime Isa at ages 18 to 21

The Lifetime Isa (Lisa) launched in April 2016 and is designed to help people buy their first home or save for retirement.

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Savings update: Rates continue to edge up

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | News

Cash Isa rates are edging up, but overall remain below those you can earn on taxable accounts.

Savings update: Rates continue to rise but savers must be quick to nab top deals

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 | News

Banks and building societies continue to edge up rates, but savers need to be quick to grab the top deals - some are only on offer for a few days.

Ask the Experts: "What’s the most risk-free way to invest up to £35,000?"

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 | Question and Answer

I would use your Isas as much as possible, as they are tax-efficient allowances.

NS&I axes children’s bonds as Junior Isa launches

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 | News

National Savings & Investments (NS&I) is to withdraw children’s bonds from sale as it launches a new Junior Isa product.

Women and Money: Tips for younger women

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | TV /Video

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New £20,000 Isa allowance – flurry of increases on fixed-rate bonds

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | News

New banks are behind a flurry of increases on fixed-rate bonds and easy-access accounts.

Older millennials dubbed ‘generation debt’ as they struggle to save

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | News

The late millennial generation - those aged between 25 and 34 years old - are one of the least financially resilient groups in the UK, according to new findings from LV=.

Savings update: Rise in easy-access accounts paying more than 1%

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 | News
The number of easy-access accounts paying more than 1 per cent continues to rise as new banks launch new deals.
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Savings update: Rates continue to creep up

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 | News

French-owned RCI Bank has upped the rate on its easy-access online Freedom account to 1.2% for both new and existing savers. 

Challenger banks edge rates up: here’s the top paying savings accounts

Monday, 17 July 2017 | News

On easy-access accounts Bank of Cyprus has raised its Online Easy Access rate to 1.15%, including a 0.55 percentage point bonus for the first 12 months.