Savings & Cash Isas

Moneywise users expect base rate to remain at 0.25% for foreseeable future

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 | News

Four in 10 (40%) Moneywise.co.uk users expect the base rate still to be at 0.25% this time next year, according to our latest poll result.

Savings update: top easy-access deal slips below 1%

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 | News

Banks and building societies have been busy cutting rates since the Bank of England cut base rate to 0.25% earlier this month. Even the top easy-access account now pays less than 1% after tax.

Ride out the post-Brexit roller coaster

Friday, 19 August 2016 | Article

What interesting times we live in now that the nation has voted to do a Brexit.We have witnessed political musical chairs played out in the corridors of Westminster – and Labour has yet to stop moving its furniture.

Top of the chops: Which banks are making bigger rate cuts than the Bank of England?

Friday, 19 August 2016 | News

Eleven banks and building societies have slashed rates on one-year savings accounts by more than the Bank of England’s recent base rate cut, according to analysis by Moneywise.

Savings update: find out which banks have cut their savings rates

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 | News

Banks and building societies have been busy cutting rates since the Bank of England cut base rate to 0.25% earlier this month.

Doubts over Lifetime Isa launch

Monday, 15 August 2016 | News

The Lifetime Isa (Lisa), which is set to launch in April 2017, is in doubt following industry providers' warnings that too little detail has been provided by the government for them to launch the new Isa on time.

Will interest rates stay low forever?

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | News

It has been more than seven years since interest rates hit rock-bottom, and the consensus view following last week's cut to 0.25 per cent is that the general direction of travel has now changed to 'lower forever' as opposed...

Savings update: rates to continue to topple after interest rates are slashed

Tuesday, 09 August 2016 | News

Savers can expect to see their rates cut from next month following the fall in Bank of England base rate from 0.5% to 0.25% announced last week.

Bank of England cuts base rate to 0.25%: what it means for your finances

Thursday, 04 August 2016 | News

In a long-expected move, the Bank of England (BoE) has today announced a cut to the UK base rate, taking it from 0.5% to 0.25% - the lowest it’s ever been.

New "Red Devils" savings account launches for Man Utd fans

Thursday, 04 August 2016 | News

Virgin Money has launched an easy-access savings accounts in partnership with Manchester United, paying savers 1.05% interest a year with a few extra perks – but it can be beaten.