Savings & Cash Isas

Manchester Building Society savers should check balance is below £75k

Thursday, 21 April 2016 | News

Manchester Building Society is in discussions with the financial regulator to secure its long- term future, as losses of £4.9 million in 2015 have created “uncertainty” for its 18,000 depositors.

Bank of England base rate kept at 0.5% amid 'Brexit' uncertainty

Friday, 15 April 2016 | News

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to keep the Bank’s base rate at 0.5%, amid economic uncertainty surrounding the forthcoming referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union....

Savings update: deals begin to disappear after tax year ends

Monday, 11 April 2016 | News

Savers looking to use their cash Isa allowance for this tax year face disappearing top deals as banks and building societies either close their accounts or cut the rate.

Atom Bank launches savings account paying 2.2% – but only via app

Friday, 08 April 2016 | News

Savers starved of decent interest-paying accounts have the option of a new two year bond paying 2.2%– but it’s only available in limited quantities to iPhone and iPad customers.

Last-minute Isa tips

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 | Article

If you are still unsure how to invest this year’s Isa allowance or which type of Isa to take out, it’s time to make your mind up.

Savings update: no respite for last-minute cash Isa savers

Monday, 04 April 2016 | News

National Savings & Investments has announced it will cut the rate it pays on its popular Direct Isa to 1% from 1.25% for all savers from June.

NS&I cuts interest rates and premium bond prizes: switch for better rates

Thursday, 31 March 2016 | News

NS&I (National Savings & Investments) will cut the number of Premium Bond prizes it offers, while it will also slash the interest it pays on a range of savings accounts this summer, the Treasury-backed savings...

Last-minute Isa freebies and bargains

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 | Article

Leaving your individual savings account (Isa) choices until the end of the year can mean a bit of a scramble to hit the deadlines.

Santander launches 5% regular savings account: is it any good?

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 | News
Santander customers can now earn 5% interest on a new regular savings account, so Moneywise evaluates how good the bank's new offer is.