Savers lose nearly £18 billion a year
Record low interest rates and multi-billion-pound emergency measures from the Bank of England are hitting deposits
18 June 2012
Can you double your savings interest?
It may sound like nonsense, but many savers can more than double their interest using the savings fountain
13 June 2012
Banks told to display clear FSCS savings protection info
Banks will soon be made to show clearer info on how much compensation savers could claim if a provider went bust
28 May 2012
Open new tax year cash Isas now
The new tax year starts today, so savers should consider putting their money into an Isa ASAP
6 April 2012
Euro crisis: How safe are Santander savings?
The eurozone crisis threatens to destabilise Europe's banking system, so what does that mean for the Spanish giant?
10 October 2011
Derbyshire launches highest-paying easy access savings in 20 months
Derbyshire Building Society has today launched the top easy-access savings rate for nearly two years
28 September 2011
Banking commission wants savers' deposits protected
British banks should ring-fence retail businesses from investment banking to protect deposits under proposals outlined by the Independent Commission on Banking
11 April 2011
Savings protection rockets to £85,000
31 December 2010
Post Office savings to get UK protection
31 October 2010
Savings protection to rocket to £85,000
7 October 2010
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