Government unveils Pensioner Bond rates – and they're market-leading
Pensioner Bonds will pay market-leading rates of 2.8% on a one-year bond and 4% on a three-year bond from January 2015
12 December 2014
Government seeks advice on how to include P2P lending in NISAs
Savers are a step closer to being able to earn a tax-free income from peer-to-peer lending
17 October 2014
Been a super-savvy ISA saver? Check you haven't hit savings safety limit
Check how much you have in savings if you've taken advantage of your tax-free ISA allowance every year since 1999
9 July 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
UK-wide credit union launches with table-topping savings rates
A new credit union, My Community Bank, has launched today offering table topping savings rates
25 November 2013
Laiki Bank UK savers to escape Cyprus banking levy
Around 15,000 savers in the UK arm of Cypriot bank Laiki, will have their deposits protected under British rules
2 April 2013
EU deal spares small savers in Cyprus from bailout tax
British ex-pats with savings under £85,000 have today been spared from being taxed by the Cypriot government
25 March 2013
Blow for 60,000 F&C child trust fund holders
Parents are up in arms after a child trust fund manager announced it's going to introduce an annual fee
11 February 2013
Co-op to safeguard Christmas savings cash
The Co-operative Group is to protect savers' cash for the festive season in a trust, but only from next year
9 November 2012
Barclays to buy ING Direct UK: How it affects you
Barclays is to buy Dutch bank ING Direct's UK savings and mortgages business, it has been announced today
9 October 2012
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24 June 2022Free lateral flow tests in Wales will continue to be available for people showing Covid symptoms up until 30 July.
24 June 2022Private car park operators in England, Scotland and Wales will no longer be able to set fines above £50 in the majority of circumstances, under new rules set out by the Government.
You've got 100 days to use paper £20 and £50 notes before they become unusable - so check your pockets and down the back of sofas now23 June 2022Time is running out to check down the back of your sofa for any soon-to-be-discontinued paper £20 and £50 notes. There are only 100 days left before they become invalid but the latest figures from the Bank of England show there are almost £15 billion-worth of notes still around.
New Government-backed interest-free loan scheme to be rolled out across the UK from September – here’s how it works23 June 2022Vulnerable people who have been rejected from borrowing will apply to apply for a one-off no interest loan scheme (NILs) from September. The scheme aims to reach 20,000 struggling to pay off debt, with them being able to borrow anything from £100 to £2,000 – here’s how it’ll work.
Barclays to shut a further 15 bank branches this year - check if yours is closing and what your options are23 June 2022Barclays has announced another round of bank branch closures, with 15 more outlets set to shut by the end of the year. The latest closures mean Barclays will close 55 branches by the end of the year. Below we list the branches disappearing and what the alternatives are if you still want face-to-face banking.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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.
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