Savings & Cash Isas

Savings update: RCI tops easy-access table despite further rate cut

Monday, 21 March 2016 | News

RCI Bank has cut the rate on its top-paying internet easy-access Freedom account to 1.16% before tax (1.45% after).

How to check if your kids have £500+ in lost savings

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | News

Almost one million children are at risk of losing a government bonus worth at least £500 either because parents weren’t aware they’d been given the cash, or have forgotten about it, warns a new report.

Budget 2016: Lifetime Isa to help younger people save for property and retirement

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 | News

Chancellor George Osborne has announced the launch of a new ‘lifetime individual savings account (Isa)’ to encourage young people to save for both their first home and their retirement.

Savings update: rates continue to plummet

Monday, 14 March 2016 | News

Banks and building societies continue to cut rates on both their fixed rate bonds and cash Isas.

Why we love the Isa

Monday, 14 March 2016 | Article

Nobody wants to pay more tax than they need to. But UK consumers are set to waste £4.6 billion in unnecessary tax payments in 2016, according to research by IFA search site Unbiased.

Government to launch 'Help to Save' scheme for low earners

Monday, 14 March 2016 | News

Households on a low income may soon get help to boost their savings under a new Government initiative announced today.

Savings update: cash Isa rates stagnant in run up to end of tax year

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 | News

There is no sign of cash Isa rates improving in the run-up to the end of the tax year on 5 April.

Savings update: no improvement on horizon as rates continue to fall

Monday, 29 February 2016 | News

Rates on fixed–rate bonds continue to fall, with French-owned RCI Bank cutting its one-year rate to 1.75% before tax (1.4% after) for new savers, down from 2.01% (1.72%).

Savings update: Swedish and French banks shake up top rates table

Monday, 22 February 2016 | News

Swedish-owned Ikano Bank UK has launched a one-year fixed rate bond at 2% before tax (1.6% after tax). It sits just behind the top rate of 2.01% (1.61%) from French-owned RCI Bank UK.

Savings update: RCI and Post Office latest banks to slash rates

Monday, 15 February 2016 | News

Savings rates continue to fall this week, with internet RCI Bank lowering its rate on its easy-access Freedom account.