Martin Lewis video: Which are the best children's savings accounts?
Martin spoke about the issue on his show yesterday
18 December 2020
HSBC and First Direct cut regular savings rates to 1%
HSBC and First Direct have cut the interest paid on their regular savings accounts from 2.75% to 1% for new customers
24 November 2020
Bank with M&S, HSBC or First Direct? Urgently open its regular saver
M&S Bank is closing its 2.75% AER regular saver account to new customers next week
13 November 2020
Ratesetter customers waiting months to access their cash
Some investors with peer-to-peer lender Ratesetter are still waiting for their cash over seven months after trying to withdraw their investments, with 1,000s in virtual queues to access their money
27 October 2020
Are negative interest rates on the way? Martin's view as the Bank of England asks lenders if they're ready for them
The Bank of England has written to banks asking them to provide details on how they would cope if interest rates were cut to zero or even turned negative
12 October 2020
NS&I customers struggle to withdraw savings due to 'technical issue'
Savers trying to make withdrawals from National Savings and Investments (NS&I) accounts ahead of next month's massive rate cuts have found they are unable to access their money due to an ongoing "technical issue"
2 October 2020
Marcus to cut its easy-access rate
Savings provider Marcus is to cut the interest rate on its easy-access account from Monday 12 October – but should you switch?
25 September 2020
NS&I to slash savings rates and Premium Bond prizes
National Savings & Investments (NS&I) will dramatically cut the interest it pays on many of its savings accounts, slashing its top easy-access rate to just 0.01% in November. And Premium Bond holders will also have a significantly lower chance of winning a prize from December, with the prize rate to be cut to 1%
21 September 2020
Premium Bond paper prize cheques to be scrapped
More Premium Bond prizes will be paid directly to holders' accounts as NS&I is set to phase out its paper prize cheques by March next year – so make sure it has your details
17 September 2020
Which restaurants are running 'Eat Out to Help Out'-style 50% off discounts in September?
The Government's 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme – which gives diners 50% discounts up to £10 per person on sit-down meals out from Monday to Wednesday – ended on Monday 31 August. But a range of restaurants, pubs and cafés will continue to offer a similar discount at their own expense
15 September 2020
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