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223 savings accounts now beat inflation - 16th September 2014

The latest official inflation figures, released this morning, show that the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell to 1.5% in August - and it means there are now 223 savings accounts that will beat it. Read More...

Spend or save? - 11th September 2014

If you were lucky enough to get an unexpected cash windfall, would you save it or spend it? Well, if research from GE Capital Direct is anything to go by, the answer probably depends on how much you received. Read More...

6 of the best three-year fixed rate bonds - 09th September 2014

Fixed rate bonds are the best, and often only, way to secure a decent return from your money. Thanks to tax and inflation you’ll need an account paying at least 2.38% per annum to do so, and three-year bonds can offer these kinds of rates. Read More...

Savers leave it late to boost pot - 08th September 2014

We’re constantly being reminded of the importance of building up retirement savings from as early as possible, but it looks like the message doesn’t always get through. Read More...

170 savings accounts now beat inflation - 19th August 2014

The latest official inflation figures show that the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell to 1.6% in July. Down 0.3% on June’s figure and remaining below the Bank of England’s 2.00% target, it means there are 170 accounts that will beat it. Read More...

How to get the best returns from your savings - 11th August 2014

Getting a decent return from your savings takes more than putting money in the first account you come across. Choose poorly and you won’t come anywhere near to securing the best rate, so how can you make sure you get the best returns possible? Read More...

52,000 Premium Bond prizes added - 08th August 2014

With savings rates still tending to frustrate rather than elate, savers have increasingly been looking elsewhere in their attempts to secure an income. Read More...

6 of the best notice savings accounts - 06th August 2014

If you’re looking to secure the best rate on your savings, you generally have one of two options – tie your money up for a set period of time, or give your provider some notice before making a withdrawal. Option two could be the perfect compromise. Read More...

Are your savings stagnating? Don’t let them! - 06th August 2014

There’s nothing worse than squirreling away your hard-earned cash into a savings account, only to find that the returns you’re getting are miserable. Unfortunately, that fear doesn’t always encourage people to be proactive. Read More...

‘Tis the season to start saving - 06th August 2014

We’re not ones to get ahead of ourselves, and we resent retailers stocking Christmas goods in August as much as the next financial website. But, have you started thinking about how you’ll fund the festive season? If not, it could be time to… Read More...


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