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Savings update: Challenger banks continue to nudge up rates

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 | News

Challenger banks continue to nudge rates up on easy-access accounts. 

Open banking arrives in the UK – what does it mean for you?

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | News

A potential revolution in banking starts today, although many customers are still unaware that changes are occurring.

NatWest launches £125 current account switch offer

Friday, 12 January 2018 | News

NatWest is offering £125 to customers who switch to one of its current accounts - its first switching offer since 2009.

What are the best savings rates to kick off 2018?

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | News

Easy-access rates have edged up with the top account, AA Easy Saver (Issue 6), paying 1.32%.

“What should I do with my maturing Cash Isa and ‘granny bonds’?”

Friday, 05 January 2018 | Article

The Investment Doctor helps a reader with two substantial lump sums to invest. 

Pensioners warned as £10 billion in NS&I ‘granny bonds’ set to mature

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | News

Pensioners are being urged to check their maturing savings accounts with National Savings and Investments (NS&I) to ensure their money is not transferred to a new product with a lower rate of interest automatically.

Five banks fail to meet open banking deadline

Thursday, 21 December 2017 | News

Five banks have been given extra time to comply with the new “open banking” rules after it became clear they would miss the January 2018 deadline.

Ask the Experts: What's the best way for my son to get to grips with the savings habit?

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 | Question and Answer

It’s really great to hear that you are encouraging your son to understand money and how important saving is. Getting into the savings habit early is an excellent idea and can instigate a habit for life.

Will there be further interest rate rises in 2018?

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 | News

The Bank of England finally raised the base rate by 0.25% in November 2017, the first rise for more than a decade, but when should consumers expect the next increase to happen?

Savings update: Providers pull top rates

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 | News

Top savings rates have disappeared this week as Virgin Money, Charter Savings Bank and Atom Bank lowered rates on their leading accounts.