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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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LINK adds thousands of Post Offices to its ATM locator app

Friday, 21 June 2019 | News

Cash machine network provider Link has updated its ATM locator app to include thousands of Post Office locations across the country.

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.

Facebook launches its own money 'Libra' and promises a global digital currency to make payments via your smartphone

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | News

Social media platform Facebook has announced its own cryptocurrency, called ‘Libra’ that aims to be ‘global money.’

Most bank customers want £500 to switch accounts

Friday, 14 June 2019 | News

Most consumers are not switching banks because they are happy with their bank and the incentives on offer are not high enough, according to a new study.

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.

Banks banned from charging rip-off overdraft fees in radical shakeup, but changes could end free-to-use banking

Friday, 07 June 2019 | News

Fixed fees for overdrafts will be banned under radical new plans unveiled by the financial watchdog.

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.