Halifax slashes Help to Buy ISA rate for new customers
Halifax has cut the interest rate of its Help to Buy ISA from 4% to 2.5% for new customers
3 May 2016
More providers to offer Help to Buy ISAs
HSBC, Aldermore, Clydesdale Bank, and Newcastle Building Society are the latest to say they'll offer Help to Buy ISAs
23 November 2015
Torn between easy-access and fixed cash ISAs? More providers now let you open both
MoneySavingExpert.com explains how you can split your cash between easy-access and fixed cash ISAs
5 March 2015
Torn between easy-access and fixed cash ISAs? Find out how to open both
Aldermore, Kent Reliance, Nationwide and Newcastle building societies now allow savers to split their ISA allowance
27 May 2014
Boost your savings to 6%
While many savings accounts offer dismal sub-1% rates, there are always tricks to squeeze out better deals
17 January 2014
Would you lock savings away for 10 years to bag a 4% interest rate?
Leeds Building Society has launched a 10-year fixed rate bond for those looking to make a monthly income from savings
26 November 2013
Help to Buy 95% mortgages launch today: What are the deals like?
NatWest and RBS are among the providers which will offer 95% mortgage deals under the Government's Help to Buy scheme
8 October 2013
John Lewis bond is NOT a savings account
Savers considering the highly-publicised John Lewis Partnership Bond should be mindful the account is not a conventional savings product
7 March 2011
Bond rates shaken and stirred in savings cut
17 September 2010
Fixed savings rates continue to climb
6 August 2009
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Morrisons becomes the fourth major retailer to hike meal deal prices this year - here's how it compares24 May 2022Morrisons has increased the cost of its meal deal by 50p from £3 to £3.50, making it the fourth major retailer to up prices this year. Here's how it compares.
24 May 2022NS&I will increase its Premium Bond prize fund rate, which is equivalent to a yearly interest rate, from 1% to 1.4% from 1 June. The odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will also increase from 34,500 to one to 24,500 to one.
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26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
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