Saving & banking

Is it time to transfer your ISA?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

It comes as little surprise these days to hear of drastic interest rate cuts and a stockmarket in the doldrums, but the gloomy financial climate makes it more important than ever to make your money work as hard as possible.<...>

Great Easter savings deals

Thursday, 09 April 2009 | News

Make the most of the Easter break by finding a better home for your savings.

Mutual offers 4.11% fixed-rate account

Tuesday, 07 April 2009 | News

Newcastle Building Society has launched a fixed-rate account paying up to 4.11% AER over three years.

cahoot launches fix paying 4.01%

Monday, 23 March 2009 | News

cahoot has launched a new two-year fixed savings account paying 4.01%.

Savings accounts: banks versus building societies?

Monday, 30 March 2009 | News

Banks are now offering more competitive deals than their building society counterparts, with interest rates at the latter taking a hit from the historically low Bank of England base rate.

Savings rates near rock bottom

Tuesday, 10 March 2009 | News

Average savings rates on instant access deals have fallen to a dismal 0.17% while the average cash ISA pays just 0.96%.

Get a better deal with Moneywise Compare & Buy

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

At Moneywise, we aim to bring you the best impartial news and advice about personal finance, from savings accounts and mortgages, to insurance products and pensions, and all our editorial is completely independent and free...

The best current accounts for the over 50s

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

While there are plenty of attractive current accounts on the market, most of them seem to be geared towards people below retirement age, with Alliance & Leicester being the only provider offering an over-50s product.

Five top fixed-rate savings deals

Friday, 06 March 2009 | News

Savings providers are on the verge of pulling their top fixed-rate deals in light of the Bank of England base rate cut in March.

How to reclaim bank charges

Friday, 04 December 2009 | Article

If you’ve ever exceeded your agreed overdraft limit, or had a direct debit bounce, then you’ll have first-hand experience of bank charges. These are fees levied at current account customers, and can be as high as £39.