savings

Savings update: rates continue to plummet

Monday, 14 March 2016 | News

Banks and building societies continue to cut rates on both their fixed rate bonds and cash Isas.

Government to launch 'Help to Save' scheme for low earners

Monday, 14 March 2016 | News

Households on a low income may soon get help to boost their savings under a new Government initiative announced today.

Savings update: Virgin Money raises top-paying cash Isa rate to 1.51%

Monday, 01 February 2016 | News

Savings rates continue to shift this week with falls outweighing any rises.

Savings update: falling rates continue to hover just above the 2% mark

Monday, 25 January 2016 | News
Savings rates on fixed-rate bonds and cash Isas continue to fall this week.
 

A positive year ahead for savvy savers

Thursday, 31 December 2015 | Article

Now, come on, who doesn’t want to protect more of their money from tax? I certainly do.

Children’s savings awards 2016

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 | Article

Last year, Halifax published the sad statistic that one in three children worries about money as they adopt their own parents’ financial fears.

Help to Buy Isas: which account should I get?

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 | Article

Help to Buy Isas offer a boost to first time buyers struggling to save for a deposit.

Millions more saving for retirement

Friday, 20 November 2015 | News

The number of workers saving in workplace pensions has risen by 70% since the introduction of auto enrolment in 2012, according to a new report from the Department of Work and Pensions.

Savings update: Yorkshire BS launches top-paying high-street deal

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 | Article

Yorkshire Building Society has launched a one-year fixed-rate bond paying 2.05 per cent before tax (1.64 per cent after), available online and through its branches.

Savings update: new bond puts United Trust Bank at top of fixed-rate deal table

Monday, 26 October 2015 | News

It puts it just ahead of Charter Savings Bank at 2.07 per (1.66 per cent after tax) and French-owned RCI Bank and FirstSave both at 2.06 per cent (1.65 per cent).