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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...

Where do you stash your savings? - 04th August 2014

Saving money means putting it in a savings account, right? Well, not anymore. It seems that times have changed, and the traditional savings account is no longer the go-to place to store your hard-earned cash – these days, people have other ideas. Read More...

Savers are paying the price of Funding for Lending - 31st July 2014

There’s no getting away from it – savings rates aren’t exactly setting the world on fire. They’ve been falling for years, a pattern largely blamed on the Government’s ill-fated Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS), and savers are still paying the price. Read More...

6 of the best easy access savings accounts - 30th July 2014

Easy-access savings accounts are as simple as they sound – they allow you to access your money whenever you need it, without having to give advance notice, and they also allow you to pay into them at any time. Here are six of the best. Read More...

Holidays or the home – what do your savings go on? - 25th July 2014

We all know the value of savings, but people can often have different priorities when it comes to this kind of money management – particularly between men and women. Read More...


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