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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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Beware of land banking schemes

A guide on what the land banking scam is and how to avoid it.

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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 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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How to get the best return from your savings

How to get the best return from your savings.

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How to start saving an emergency fund

This guide has a range of tips to help you get started and maintain your emergency savings fund.

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Invest in shares or be a peer-to-peer lender?

Invest in shares or be a peer-to-peer lender?

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Is a bonus account right for you?

Is a bonus account right for you?

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Lending using a Peer-to-Peer website

An overview of Peer-to-Peer lending.

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How much can I give as a cash gift and how is tax affected?

There many reasons you may want to give a cash gift to your loved ones. We explain the implications from a tax perspective.

There many reasons you may want to give a cash gift to your loved ones. We explain the implications from a tax perspective.

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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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What kind of account is a trust account?

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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What is an investment platform?

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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