Throughout the economic downturn, consumers have been told of the importance of squirreling away savings.
A record low base rate of interest and relatively high inflation has done little to help the nation's savers but there are still good deals to be had.
But with Moneyfacts.co.uk figures showing that at the end of July there was a choice of 2,387 savings accounts to choose from, it can sometimes be difficult to separate the savings wheat from the savings chaff.
To help you through the savings jungle, Moneyfacts.co.uk has handpicked eight of the best accounts currently available.
We know that circumstances dictate how you like to save, so we've tried to come up with a variety of different accounts to suit every savings need.
Best for easy access
Best high street branch based easy access account
Best notice account
Best high street notice account
Best one year fixed
Best two year fixed
Best three year fixed
Best five year fixed
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