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First Direct unveils current account switching offer worth up to £700

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 | News

First Direct has unveiled somewhat unusual incentives to switch to its current account, including online self-development courses and travel booking vouchers.

Tandem enters the savings market - how do its rates compare?

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 | News

Tandem Bank has launched into the savings market this month. But while new entrants are welcome, how does this digital-only bank compare to the competition?

Almost a quarter of Moneywise users won’t open an Isa this year

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

According to a recent poll of users, 24% of the people who took part have no plans to take advantage of their tax-free savings allowance in the 2018/19 tax year.

Number of savings accounts that beat inflation trebles

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 | News

Savers will cheer the latest inflation figures, as the number of accounts beating inflation triples. Here are the Moneywise best buys.

Experts warn savers not to ignore Cash Isas

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 | News

In early April, we ushered in a new tax year and with it the chance to put more money into cash Isas. They used to be simple – a choice of an easy-access or fixed rate savings account where your cash Isa allowance earned tax...

Almost half of Brits are saving for their future

Friday, 06 April 2018 | News

Almost half (46%) of UK bank account holders are saving for the long term, rising to 63% among 25-to 34-year-olds, according to new research.

Should my daughter keep her Isa or switch to an NS&I bond?

Friday, 06 April 2018 | Question and Answer

This raises the tricky issue of whether a Cash Isa is worth keeping these days, when basic- and higher-rate taxpayers now have the Personal Savings Allowance (PSA).

Everyday sexism rife in financial communications

Friday, 23 March 2018 | News

Both the media and businesses must not assume that women are any less savvy than men when it comes to managing their finances.

The Isas that help you buy your own home

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 | Article

If you’re saving up for a deposit for your first home, there are now two specialist Isas to choose from.

Last-minute tips for Cash Isa savers

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 | News

Cash Isa rates continue to edge up slowly as we approach the end of the tax year on 5 April.