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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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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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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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7 tips for saving for your first home

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

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What are credit unions?

What are credit unions?

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With profits bonds explained

This guide explains what with profits bonds are and which saving style they best suit as well as the pros and cons to be aware of.

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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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Our top savings account guides

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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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A basic guide to investment platforms

Investment platforms can be confusing if you are new to the world of dealing in stocks and shares - Moneyfacts basic guide gives you the essential info you need

Investment platforms can be confusing if you are new to the world of dealing in stocks and shares - Moneyfacts basic guide gives you the essential info you need

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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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7 tips for saving for your first home

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

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Robo-investing or DIY management for stocks and shares?

Robo-investing or DIY management for stocks and shares?

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With profits bonds explained

This guide explains what with profits bonds are and which saving style they best suit as well as the pros and cons to be aware of.

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Challenger banks explained

A guide to what challenger banks are and their rise in popularity.

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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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All our savings account guides

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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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Sharia’a compliant savings accounts

A guide to Sharia’a compliant savings accounts.

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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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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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Beware of land banking schemes

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

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Challenger banks explained

A guide to what challenger banks are and their rise in popularity.

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How to be savings savvy as an expat

How to be savings savvy as an expat.

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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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How to get the best return from your savings

How to get the best return from your savings.

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How to save for your children’s future

This guide tells you more about how to save for your children. We share tips about savings accounts to help save for university, a car or a first home.

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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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Premium bonds vs. savings accounts

Want to know the difference between a premium bond and a savings account? This guide will explain how each operates.

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Robo-investing or DIY management for stocks and shares?

Robo-investing or DIY management for stocks and shares?

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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 a savings account and a savings bond

The difference between a savings account and a savings bond.

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What are credit unions?

What are credit unions?

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What does compound interest mean?

What does compound interest mean?

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What does inflation mean for your savings?

A guide to help you understand the impact of inflation on your savings.

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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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What type of savings account do I need?

This guide tells you about the range of standard ISA and savings accounts available.

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Why do regular savings accounts seem to pay the highest rates?

Regular savings accounts seem to have higher rates. This guide explains why and how interest you earn is really calculated.

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With profits bonds explained

This guide explains what with profits bonds are and which saving style they best suit as well as the pros and cons to be aware of.

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What is the Personal Savings Allowance?

Find out how much you can earn in savings interest before paying tax with our guide to the Personal Savings Allowance.

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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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A basic guide to investment platforms

Investment platforms can be confusing if you are new to the world of dealing in stocks and shares - Moneyfacts basic guide gives you the essential info you need

Investment platforms can be confusing if you are new to the world of dealing in stocks and shares - Moneyfacts basic guide gives you the essential info you need

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