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Savings Accounts

Top savings rates have barely moved in the two weeks since base rate rise, MSE data reveals

Savers have barely seen any benefit since the Bank of England increased the base rate by 0.25 percentage points two week

16 August 2018

NS&I to close three-year Investment Bond applications today

NS&I to close three-year Investment Bond applications TODAY

10 April 2018

NS&I launches new fixed savings bonds - how do they stack up?

Government-backed savings provider NS&I has launched new fixed savings accounts – though all fall short of the top deals

4 December 2017

Autumn Statement 2016: Government announces launch of NS&I saving bond

Philip Hammond has announced a new three-year Government-backed investment bond

23 November 2016

Help to Save scheme to offer £1,200 bonus to low-paid workers

Low-paid workers who put money away in a new savings scheme will be rewarded with a bonus of up to £1,200

14 March 2016

Bank with Barclays or Co-op? Get at least £48/year free as banks boost rewards

Barclays doubles 'Blue Rewards' for new customers signing up in January as Co-op Bank launches reward scheme

12 January 2016

You've a new £15,240 ISA allowance - get 2.25% interest

Everyone aged 16 or over now has a brand-new £15,240 cash ISA allowance - here are the 10 need-to-knows

8 April 2015

Financial watchdog wants banks to help savers 'shop around'

Research conducted by the FCA has found that 80% of easy-access accounts have not been switched in the last three years

20 January 2015

Watchdog mulls probe into stingy savings accounts

Banks that pay ultra-low interest rates on savings accounts because customers don't switch may face a crackdown

8 July 2014

Boost your savings to 6%

While many savings accounts offer dismal sub-1% rates, there are always tricks to squeeze out better deals

17 January 2014

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