Saving & banking

Saving deals hot up as A&L ups rate

Friday, 05 September 2008 | News

Savers look set to benefit from heightened competition in the savings market, following Alliance & Leicester's decision to increase the rate on its instant access deal.

Online saving rates get a boost

Thursday, 31 July 2008 | News

The savings horizon is starting to look a little more interesting as provider appear to be turning their attentions away from fixed-rate offerings and towards instant access accounts.

Moneywise awards: best current accounts for 2008

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Article

Once upon a time current accounts were seen as a necessary evil, barely warranting a mention, but today they are one of the most talked-about financial products.

Are your savings protected?

Friday, 24 July 2009 | Article

The run on Northern Rock in 2007 put a question mark over how safe our savings really are.

Protect your savings from rising inflation

Wednesday, 04 May 2011 | News

Inflation hit 5.2% in September - its highest rate since 1992 - meaning savers face seeing the value of their nest eggs eroded.

Avoid being stung by sneaky fees (part two)

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

No matter how competitive a deal looks on the surface, reading the small print is vital if you don't want any nasty surprises.

Avoid being stung by sneaky fees (part one)

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

We all know we're supposed to read the small print when signing up to new financial services, but with so much jargon to wade through it’s not surprising that so many of us don’t.

Could your savings help pay off your mortgage?

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Conventional wisdom says that you should put any spare money into a savings account.

Today's best saving rates

Monday, 27 October 2008 | News

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The truth about best buy tables

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Whether you are in the market for a personal loan or credit card, mortgage, savings account or insurance policy, your first port of call is probably a best buy table.