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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

Santander to close Help to Buy ISA applications early

Santander's Help to Buy ISAs will only be available to open until 28 November - two days before the official deadline

8 November 2019

More than 2.1 million Premium Bond prizes unclaimed – check if you've won

A further 500,000 Premium Bond prizes are yet to be claimed, bringing the total unclaimed prize pot to almost £77 million – check now to see if you've won.

15 October 2019

25,000 duplicate Premium Bond prizes sent to winners

Tens of thousands of Premium Bond winners were accidentally sent duplicate prizes this month - check if you got an extra one

14 October 2019

Nationwide to cut interest and overhaul overdraft fees on FlexPlus account – is it still worth it?

Nationwide has started telling customers about changes it's making to its FlexPlus packaged bank account in November, which include slashing in-credit interest and raising overdraft fees for many. We've full details of the changes below, plus our analysis of whether the account will still be worth it

27 August 2019

1.6 million Premium Bond prizes unclaimed – check if you've won

There are now more than 1.6 million unclaimed Premium Bond prizes worth more than £63 million, according to the latest figures - check now to see if you've won some cash you didn't know about

27 August 2019

Aunts, uncles and family friends can now buy Premium Bonds for kids

Aunts, uncles and family friends can buy Premium Bonds for children aged under 16 from today, after the rules were relaxed

19 August 2019

Got an NS&I savings certificate? You'll earn less if you renew from today

Holders of National Savings & Investments savings certificates will see a drop in earnings if they let them renew from tomorrow

1 May 2019