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NS&I to increase the Premium Bond prize rate to 2.2% – here's all you need to know

After the rise, the odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will increase from 24,500-to-one to 24,000-to-one.

27 September 2022

Warning: Amazon to increase Prime prices this Thursday but some can still beat the hikes - here's how

Amazon is hiking Prime prices this week with standard pay-monthly costs rising by £1 a month from 15 September and annual costs increasing by £16 a year. But there's a way to get around the hike for another year for new sign-ups and former subscribers.

12 September 2022

Chip to charge for autosaving in October - but free alternatives are available

Savings app Chip will start charging customers with its standard free account for certain features, including its popular 'auto-saving' function, from 12 October 2022. Below we explain what's happening and the alternative accounts to consider.

5 September 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

Saving in NS&I 'Growth Bonds'? Check NOW you haven't been rolled onto a rubbish rate

If you're one of over 300,000 savers holding NS&I's 'Guaranteed Growth Bonds', you could be missing out on £100s in interest if your bonds have auto-renewed. So check your rate now, as you only have 30 days from renewal to cancel and switch.

1 August 2022

Virgin Money increases easy-access savings account rate to a market-leading 1.71%

Virgin Money has increased its M Plus savings account’s interest rate to a table-topping 1.71%, the highest rate for an easy-access account since September 2013. But you can get a better rate if you lock your money away.

28 July 2022

Pension savers reclaim almost £900m in overpaid tax since 2015 – are you due a rebate worth £1,000s?

If you've taken a taxable lump sum from your pension for the first time, you could be owed due to a tax code error – here's how to claim the money back.

22 July 2022

Hundreds of thousands more women found to have been underpaid their state pension - here's how to check if you're owed money

Hundreds of thousands more retirees, mainly women, have been found to have been underpaid their state pension, with the collective shortfall running to £1.5 billion, according to new Government figures. Here's how to check if you've been affected.

8 July 2022

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 now

Time 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.

23 June 2022

NS&I to increase the Premium Bond prize rate to 1.4% – here's all you need to know

After the rise, the odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will increase from 34,500-to-one to 24,500-to-one.

24 May 2022