savings

Funding Circle to become latest P2P platform to launch Isa

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | News

Peer-to-peer (P2P) platform Funding Circle is to become the latest firm to offer an Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa).

A third of parents admit to being more cautious when investing for their kids

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

Parents investing for their children may be missing out on the opportunity to achieve better returns by plumping for lower risk investments despite the longer timeframe kids have to ebb out stock market highs and lows.

Savings update: Challenger banks launch top-paying accounts

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 | News

While some banks and building societies continue to keep savers in the dark about how much they can expect their rate to rise, following this month’s Bank of England base rate rise to 0.5%, new banks are launching top-paying...

Ask the Experts: Can my daughter in Ireland open a UK savings account?

Monday, 20 November 2017 | Question and Answer

Unfortunately, without a UK address, your daughter will struggle to open a savings account in the UK, as the majority of providers stipulate that you must be a UK resident to be eligible to open one of their accounts.

Moneywise readers would give up work for £1m

Friday, 17 November 2017 | News

The magic figure Moneywise.co.uk users would need to come into to give up work is £1 million, according to the results of our latest poll.

Brits’ obsession with housing wealth ‘could make us poorer’

Thursday, 16 November 2017 | News

Government support for homeownership through schemes such as Help to Buy...

Savings update: Major banks fail to pass on interest rate rise

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | News

Rates are still in a state of flux following this month’s 0.25 percentage point rise in Bank of England base rate to 0.5%.

Inflation remains unchanged at 3% despite rising food prices

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | News

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rate of inflation was unchanged at 3% in October, the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures reveal.

Will the base rate rise boost your bank account returns?

Monday, 13 November 2017 | News

A year ago, in the aftermath of the Bank of England’s decision to cut the base rate to 0.25%, a string of major banks announced they were reducing interest rates on their flagship current accounts.

Moneywise model savings portfolio

Friday, 10 November 2017 | Article

Cash savers continue to battle against low interest rates and poor returns across the market, but there are ways to get more out of your savings pot.