Saving & banking

Savings update: More savings accounts to match Goldman Sachs

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | News

Rates on easy-access accounts are floating upwards.

6 sneaky tricks to beat low savings rates

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | Article

With the average savings rate well below the rate of inflation, it can be tricky to know where to put your money. Here are six ways to get a top rate of interest on your savings

Savings update: Kent Reliance raises easy-access rate to 1.5%

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 | News

Kent Reliance has raised the rate on its easy-access account to a top 1.5%.

MPs launch inquiry into "astonishing" number of high-street bank IT meltdowns

Friday, 23 November 2018 | News

MPs have launched a new inquiry into the “astonishing” number of IT failures in the financial services sector following a string of recent meltdowns at high-street banks.

Savings update: Savers are snapping up fixed-rate bonds

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 | News

Savers are snapping up shorter-term fixed-rate bonds, which means that they disappear within days of going on sale.

Easy-access savings accounts come with increasingly restrictive conditions

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | News

Easy-access accounts are often assumed to be straightforward, but savers should study the terms and conditions.

Savings update: inflation-beating three-year savings bond from Secure Trust Bank

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | News

Secure Trust Bank has launched top-paying fixed-rate online bonds over one and two years and a three-year bond which beats current inflation.

Is this the beginning of the auto-enrolled savings account? NEST launches pensions sidecar

Monday, 12 November 2018 | News

Workplace pension savers could soon have auto-enrolled easy access savings accounts alongside their pensions.

Have your say on who features on the new polymer £50 note - but it has to be a scientist

Friday, 02 November 2018 | News

The Bank of England has revealed the new £50 note will feature the face of a prominent British scientist, with the public being asked to make nominations over the next six weeks.

Savings update: Average rates are rising across the board for first time in seven years

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | News

Savings rates across the board continue to rise, while Nottiingham Building Society has launched a market-beating easy-access account.