Savings & Cash Isas

Cash Isa rates finally rising: here's why they're still a good place for your money

Interest rates on Cash Isas are gradually rising and offer a safe haven, especially for taxpayers who have gone over their personal savings allowance

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Pupils learn how to be - or not to be - good at budgeting

Thursday, 20 June 2019 | News

A class of year-nine pupils at St James’ Catholic High School in Colindale, north London, were recently shown that saving for a rainy day doesn’t have to be boring as part of an innovative personal finance workshop by the...

My wife is seriously ill. Can I access her Isa if she dies before April 2020?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 | Question and Answer

Firstly, I’m really sorry to hear about your awful situation.

Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2019: the winners revealed, as voted by you

Friday, 14 June 2019 | News

The winners, highly commended and most trusted financial firms for customer service were announced last night at a gala dinner in central London.

My money lessons: Getting hitched put our finances into focus

Friday, 14 June 2019 | Article

With a baby on the way, Moneywise reader Owain Williams and his wife, Hannah, set about using digital banking apps to keep their finances on the straight and narrow

Best Cash Isa rates this week

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 | Article

It's always worth considering a Cash Isa, even though most people do not pay tax on their earnings from savings. In this article we highlight the best Cash Isas around. Updated weekly.

Best accounts to beat inflation

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | Article

Inflation can be a huge problem for savers: if it is higher than the interest rate on your savings account, the real value of your savings will be reduced over time.

One in 10 adults say they never use cash at all - is time up for your notes and coins?

Thursday, 06 June 2019 | News

The use of cash declined by 16% in 2018, with more than five million people not using it at all.

Saving for retirement: shovel when you can

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 | Blog | By Rachel Rickard Straus

A friend of mine has been working in a good job in publishing for a decade now, saving diligently to buy her first home

Coventry Building Society offers market leading easy-access Cash Isa as it boosts savings rates

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 | News

Coventry Building Society has increased the rate on its easy-access Cash Isa to a market-leading rate of 1.5%.

Mind the gap if you’re an 'offline' saver

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 | Article

If you’re not a fan of online banking, it’s hard to pick up a best-buy savings deal on the high street. We look at why this is happening and what you can do