Savings & Cash Isas

Savings update: rates drop yet again with interest rate cut expected

Monday, 01 August 2016 | News

Rates are falling fast ahead of the expected cut in Bank of England base rate from 0.5% to 0.25% later this week. Big banks pay less than 1% on fixed rate bonds and cash Isas for a year.

How to survive an ultra-low interest rate environment

Thursday, 28 July 2016 | Article

Whether you supported the idea of leaving the European Union or not, there is no denying that the vote to exit has already had a dramatic impact on the economy, the stock market and voters’ personal finances.

Savings update: rates fall in expectation of interest rate cut

Monday, 25 July 2016 | News

Fixed-rate deals continue to fall ahead of the expected cut in Bank of England base rate next month from 0.5 to 0.25%.

Earn 2.5% interest on your savings - if Man Utd win the Premier League

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 | News

The new ‘Champions Bond’ is a one-year savings account offered by Virgin Money, after the bank announced earlier this week that it has partnered with the Red Devils.

Savings update: more pain for savers with interest rate cut on the horizon

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 | News

Savers were seemingly given a stay of execution last week when the Bank of England left base rate unchanged at 0.5% rather than cutting it to 0.25% as widely expected.

Regulator names savings providers that pay 0% interest

Monday, 18 July 2016 | News

Savings providers offering the lowest interest rates to savers in easy-access cash and individual savings accounts (Isas) have been named by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 

72% of savers don't know how much interest they earn - do you?

Thursday, 14 July 2016 | News

Fewer than three in ten adults know what interest they’re getting on their savings, according to a survey commissioned by a property investment company.

Bank of England defies rate cut expectation: what it means for savers and borrowers

Thursday, 14 July 2016 | News

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee has decided to hold the base rate at its record low of 0.5%, despite widespread market anticipation of a rate cut.

Savings update: deals slashed ahead of interest rate decision

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | News

Banks are busy cutting rates on their fixed-rate deals ahead of Thursday's (14 July) meeting when the Bank of England will announce whether it will cut base rate from 0.5% to 0.25%.

Half a million first-time buyers sign up for Help to Buy Isas

Thursday, 07 July 2016 | News

Over half a million people have signed up for a Help to Buy Isa since the scheme launched in December, according to recent figures from the Treasury.