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Marcus and Saga cut easy-access rates AGAIN – should you switch?

Marcus has dropped its rate to 1.05% and Saga to 1%. For both it's the second drop in a month

13 May 2020

Lifetime ISA withdrawal penalty reduced due to coronavirus

Lifetime ISA holders who withdraw from their account will face a penalty of 20% rather than 25% until next April, the Government has announced

1 May 2020

Marcus and Saga cut easy-access savings rates again

The two top-paying easy-access savings providers Marcus and Saga cut the interest they pay new customers to 1.2% on Friday, and existing customers will also see rates drop. But after rival bank Aldermore also cut its rates over the weekend, Marcus and Saga remain the best buys

20 April 2020

NS&I cancels planned Premium Bond rate cut

The Premium Bond prize rate will remain at 1.4%, after NS&I cancelled a planned rate cut to "support savers during the coronavirus pandemic"

17 April 2020

Premium Bond customers can now get texts to let them know they've won

Premium Bond holders will now be able to sign up to text notifications letting them know when they've won a prize

25 February 2020

Al Rayan Bank to switch off online banking next week

Sharia bank Al Rayan has announced it will "switch off" online banking next week, sparking outrage among customers who are unable or unwilling to use an app to access their account

24 February 2020

Fresh blow to savers as interest slashed on Marcus and Saga top easy-access accounts

Savers have been dealt another blow after the interest rates of the two top-paying easy-access accounts were today cut to 1.3%

19 February 2020

Premium Bond prize rate to be cut to 1.3%

Premium Bond holders will have a lower chance of winning a prize from May, while those with NS&I savings products will see their interest rates cut

18 February 2020

Best-buy Marcus account savings rate cut to 1.35% – what you need to know

The Marcus savings account rate has been cut to 1.35% for new customers

18 December 2019

National insurance number delays hit 16-year-olds trying to beat Help to Buy ISA deadline

Some 16-year-olds are struggling to open a Help to Buy ISA before the deadline at the end of this month because they haven't yet received their NI numbers

14 November 2019

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