Saving & banking

Should I redirect pension savings into an ISA?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

"I am looking to retire in 12 years’ time and I’m keen not to be a higher-rate taxpayer in retirement. What is the higher-rate tax threshold likely to be then?

Are British banks letting their customers down?

Friday, 13 November 2009 | Article

The Financial Ombudsman Service recently published a range of complaints data, revealing how many complaints financial firms had each received and how they had dealt with them.

Top ISA tips from the experts

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

If you are over 50 then from tomorrow (6 October) you will be able to save an additional £3,000 in an ISA.

Don't let banks take you for a ride

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

The past 30 years have seen the personal finance landscape change enormously, mainly for the better as far as consumers are concerned.

How to cash in on the new ISA rules

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Are linked investment and savings plans worth it?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Should I cash in my premium bonds?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

"Premium bonds don’t seem to offer a reasonable return for my capital. So if I cash my bonds in, what would be the best thing to do with £10,000?

Five of the best current accounts

Tuesday, 03 May 2011 | Article

While we’re quite happy to chase the best interest rates on savings accounts or individual savings accounts, or look for the most competitive credit card on the market, when it comes to current accounts few of us can be...

A worrying new savings trend

Monday, 27 July 2009 | News

Banks are increasingly offering high interest rates to new savers only, with their existing customers barred from opening best-buy accounts.

Don't put up with poor customer service

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

It takes time to build trust with someone. Yet trust is part of the foundation of a good and strong relationship whether it is with your partner, a friend, your work colleagues or a financial institution.