Saving & banking

Savings update: Tesco Bank raises Instant Access Cash Isa rate to 1.44%

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 | News

Tesco Bank has raised the rate on its Instant Access Cash Isa to 1.44%.

Savings update: OakNorth launches market-leading easy-access Cash Isa rate with no restrictions

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 | News

OakNorth Bank has launched an easy-access Cash Isa with a top rate of 1.44%.

How much tax should I pay on my savings?

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 | Question and Answer

The first £1,000 of savings income for a basic-rate taxpayer and £500 for a higher-rate taxpayer benefits from a 0% income tax rate, as does the first £2,000 of dividend income.

Savings update: Skipton unveils new Cash Isa Tracker that follows the base rate

Friday, 08 February 2019 | News

Skipton Building Society’s new Cash Isa Tracker guarantees your interest rate will rise with the base rate....

What is the best easy-access account for me?

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 | Question and Answer

As you are not sure when you’ll need the money, but when you do it could be at very short notice, you really need to keep the money in an easy-access savings account.

Millions of savers could be missing out on best rates because they don’t bank online

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | News

Millions of older savers could be missing out on the top interest rates because they don’t bank online.

The day crooks tried to buy £600 of champagne with my debit card

Friday, 01 February 2019 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Even financial journalists can be targeted by fraudsters, as Edmund Greaves has discovered

American Express shuts down Curve card access 48 hours after introduction

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 | News

Curve card customers hoping to use an American Express card through their Curve app have had the service cut short.

Savings update: new top rate easy-access account pays 1.55%

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 | News

Easy-access rates are creeping up.

Savings update: Paragon Bank launches 1.45% easy access deal with NO catches

Thursday, 24 January 2019 | News

Paragon Bank has launched an online easy-access account with a rate of 1.45%.