savings

Wyelands Bank enters savings market: Can its rates be beaten?

Monday, 04 September 2017 | News

Wyelands Bank has become the latest provider to join the savings market, paying up to 2% to savers willing to stash their cash for up to two years.

Four in 10 self-employed people can’t afford to save each month

Sunday, 03 September 2017 | News

Nearly two million self-employed people are unable to save any money each month, leaving them vulnerable to financial shocks, according to new research by LV=.

Using the Innovative Finance Isa - should you open one?

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | Article

With low rates on cash savings across the market, is it time to consider using an Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa) to get a better return on your cash?

Savings update: Rates continue to edge up

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | News

Cash Isa rates are edging up, but overall remain below those you can earn on taxable accounts.

Is auto-enrolment lulling millennials into a state of false security?

Monday, 21 August 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Since the launch of automatic enrolment in October 2012, the number of people saving into a workplace pension has increased from 10.7 million to 16.2 million, according to the government.

Student bank accounts: Where to find the best deals

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 | Article

Banks are fighting for new customers, so if you’re just starting university or college don’t delay in signing up for one of their top offers.

Savings update: Rates continue to rise but savers must be quick to nab top deals

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 | News

Banks and building societies continue to edge up rates, but savers need to be quick to grab the top deals - some are only on offer for a few days.

Ask the Experts: "What’s the most risk-free way to invest up to £35,000?"

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 | Question and Answer

I would use your Isas as much as possible, as they are tax-efficient allowances.

NS&I axes children’s bonds as Junior Isa launches

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 | News

National Savings & Investments (NS&I) is to withdraw children’s bonds from sale as it launches a new Junior Isa product.

Even in your 40s, you can start saving for a £100,000 pension

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | News

According to Fidelity International, starting pension contributions in your 40s can help you build up a worthwhile pension for retirement.