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Short-Term Deal Best for Fixed-Rate Savings Account

Those looking to boost their savings are in for another year of measly interest rates whilst those looking for fixed-rates are best signing up to a short-term deal.

11 Feb 15 Read More

Savers Must Act Quickly for Best Easy-Access Accounts

The best paying easy-access accounts are disappearing from the market at a frightening speed.

11 Feb 15 Read More

Osborne: Extension to Pensioner Bond Scheme

A pensioner bond offering rates of up to 4% interest is set to be extended for a further 3 months.

9 Feb 15 Read More

Think tank condemns coalition welfare reforms as poorest households hit hardest

Britain’s most financially vulnerable households have been hit hardest by the coalition’s welfare reforms, with the scrapping of number of benefits hitting children the hardest.

26 Jan 15 Read More

FCA blasts banks & building societies for perpetuating poor savings culture

Banks and building societies are promoting a sub-standard savings culture, according to the financial regulator, who said that a lack of competition within the industry is prevent savers from accruing the interest they warrant.

20 Jan 15 Read More

Intense demand for NS&I pensioner bonds crashes website – what value to expect from these market-leading bonds

Pensioner bonds are now on sale from the state-owned National Savings & Investments (NS&I) bank, and demand is high for the sheer number of hopeful visitors seeking to lock up one of the market-leading bonds.

15 Jan 15 Read More

M&S new savings account offering offers generous 6% interest

M&S Bank recently shook the current account market with the launch of its new monthly savings account which offers customers a highly generous 6% fixed rate interest on their balance.

14 Jan 15 Read More

Bank of England releases series of proposals to improve protection of Individuals’ savings in the case of lenders failing

The Bank of England has released proposals outlining measures to better protect account-holders’ savings in instances of financial disaster, such as the crumpling of several global banks seen in 2008.

6 Oct 14 Read More

Market-Leading savings account vanishes from market within a week

The impetus is on savers to swiftly snap up the market-leading fixed rate bonds that temporarily flood the market before vanishing within a matter of days.

6 Oct 14 Read More

Government betters borrowing target for 2013/2014, says Office for Budget Responsibility

The Treasury was given a huge boost over its performance in the financial year to April, as the Office for Budget Responsibility revealed that they borrowed £107.7 billion during 2013/2014, substantially lower than the £115.1 billion the year before.

23 Apr 14 Read More

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