Saving & banking

Cap the tax-free pension lump sum to help pay for public services, says think tank

Friday, 04 January 2019 | News

The tax-free pension lump sum, pensions tax relief and inheritance tax breaks should all be reined in to help pay for public services, a leading think tank has proposed. 

Moneywise Children’s Savings Awards 2019

Thursday, 20 December 2018 | Article

Meet the winning companies that are helping children and their parents to choose cash and investment accounts wisely

Savings update: Ford Money ups the rate of its easy access account

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | News

Average rates are rising across the board for first time in seven years.

Ban on overdraft fixed fees planned by regulator in a "radical" crackdown on banks' punitive charges

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 | News

Banking customers will no longer be shown daily or monthly fees for overdrafts in a new crackdown by the financial regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

New rights to protect gig economy workers: here's what they mean for you

Monday, 17 December 2018 | News

The government is setting out what it claims is the biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years to meet the challenges of the changing world of work and the growing gig economy.

Investec launches 'flexible notice' savings account with market-leading rates

Friday, 14 December 2018 | News

Investec is looking to shake up the savings market with the launch of a new notice account that gives savers greater flexibility to withdraw money when they want.

Savings update: Virgin Money and West Brom match Goldman's 1.5%

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 | News

Two months after Goldman Sachs launched its 1.5% Marcus account competition in the savings market is fierce.

Barclays customers can now block debit card spending at certain shops

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 | News

Customers of Barclays can now ‘switch off’ debit card spending at certain categories of retailer.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so invest in yourself and your family

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Lo and behold, Christmas is upon us once again.

Attractive bond rates may be just one of the reasons to consider a credit union

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Article

Rock-bottom interest rates mean savers have seen their returns dwindle in recent years.