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Cash ISA

Martin Lewis: One week ISA 'use it or lose it' warning

Interest rates are up, so ISAs are back for many - yet you need to sort them by 5 April (or likely sooner).

28 March 2023

Martin Lewis: Three important questions for anyone with a cash ISA

Don't pay tax on your savings interest? Then cash ISAs are probably not for you. If you do, and a cash ISA works, then make sure you check your rates as most earn diddly squat.

25 January 2023

Martin Lewis: Got a cash ISA? Millions should ditch them but many others should get them – it's all about tax

If you're not paying tax on your savings interest, cash ISAs have no benefit – so many should ditch them for higher-paying standard accounts. That's the message from founder Martin Lewis in the third episode of the latest series of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

2 November 2022

Tesco Bank savers could miss out on rate rises unless they take action – here's what to do

Tesco Bank has upped the interest rate on its easy-access cash ISA, but existing customers can only benefit by opening a new account and transferring over their savings.

22 August 2022

Banks may have to give loyal customers better interest rates

The regulator has raised concerns that long-standing customers are losing out

25 July 2018

NS&I to cut Direct ISA rate

Government-backed savings provider NS&I is reducing the interest rate on its Direct ISA from 1% to 0.75% from 24 Sept

16 July 2018

Nationwide launches market-leading cash ISA... but there's a catch

Nationwide has launched a table-topping cash ISA – with a catch

2 March 2018

Over 15,000 cash Lifetime ISAs opened

The first cash Lifetime ISA has already proved popular with savers, with thousands opened in the first week

19 June 2017

Savers to get help finding top interest rates under new transparency rules

Savers will be given easy-to-understand information to help them compare cash savings accounts and easy access cash ISAs

1 December 2016

All savings now to be paid tax-free

The personal savings allowance has launched so most people's money's now in the wrong place – shift it to boost interest

6 April 2016