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We've collated our most popular and most recently-published savings account guides in one place for you. Designed to help you through the basics as well as more complicated issues, browse our entire back catalogue below.

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How are my savings taxed?

Every basic rate taxpayer in the UK currently has a Personal Savings Allowance (PSA) of £1,000.

How are my savings taxed?

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Trustee savings accounts explained

A trustee savings account is an account where money is held in trust on behalf of a beneficiary. The beneficiary could be a child, an adult that lacks capacity to manage their own affairs or an institution, and the funds held in trust could be to pay for a child’s education, to fund a house deposit

A trustee savings account is an account where money is held in trust on behalf of a beneficiary. The beneficiary could be a child, an adult that lacks capacity

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UK investment platforms explained

Find out how investment platforms and fund supermarkets work, how they can be used or your ISA or SIPP and how to choose which one might work best for you.

Find out how investment platforms and fund supermarkets work, how they can be used or your ISA or SIPP and how to choose which one might work best for you.

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Depositor protection schemes

This guide gives you all the information about depositor protection limits and rules across different regions and areas.

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How to find lost Premium Bonds

Looking for lost premium bonds? This guide tells you where to start looking.

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7 tips for saving for your first home

Our top tips to help you save for your first home.

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The difference between AER, gross rate & net rate

Find out what these key savings term mean.

A simple guide to explain the difference between AER, gross rate & net rate.

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What is a structured deposit product?

What is a structured deposit product?

What is a structured deposit product?

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All our savings account guides

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How do I open a new savings account or joint savings account?

An easy to understand but complete guide on how to open a number of different saving account types , as well as joint savings accounts too.

An easy to understand but complete guide on how to open a number of different saving account types , as well as joint savings accounts too.

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Structured deposits - a glossary

A glossary of key terms for structured deposits.

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Explained: how to manage your savings account

Our guide explains how you can manage your savings account, from paying in, to making withdrawals.

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Trustee savings accounts explained

A trustee savings account is an account where money is held in trust on behalf of a beneficiary. The beneficiary could be a child, an adult that lacks capacity to manage their own affairs or an institution, and the funds held in trust could be to pay for a child’s education, to fund a house deposit

A trustee savings account is an account where money is held in trust on behalf of a beneficiary. The beneficiary could be a child, an adult that lacks capacity

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Thinking of investing in a structured deposit? – here are six reasons to speak to an adviser first

Our guide explains how an adviser can help you decide if a structured deposit would add value to your savings portfolio.

Our guide explains how an adviser can help you decide if a structured deposit would add value to your savings portfolio.

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Coronavirus - Consumer guide

Here you'll find advice and information on mortgages, payment holidays, renting, savings rates, credit card payments, banking and more related to the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown

Here you'll find advice and information on mortgages, payment holidays, renting, savings rates, credit card payments, banking and more related to the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown

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UK investment platforms explained

Find out how investment platforms and fund supermarkets work, how they can be used or your ISA or SIPP and how to choose which one might work best for you.

Find out how investment platforms and fund supermarkets work, how they can be used or your ISA or SIPP and how to choose which one might work best for you.

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Help to Save Explained

Help to Save is a Government scheme that offers a bonus of up to £1,200 on your savings.

Help to Save is a Government scheme that offers a bonus of up to £1,200 on your savings.

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