Saving & banking

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.

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.