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Marcus closes easy-access savings account to new customers

Savers in the UK can longer open new Marcus easy-access accounts, in a fresh blow after months of cuts

10 June 2020

Nationwide to slash FlexDirect interest – but newbies still have three weeks to grab 5% for a year

Nationwide is to cut the interest on its popular FlexDirect current account from 5% to 2% AER in May

6 April 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

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

10,000s of Coventry Building Society customers to lose debit cards

Coventry Building Society is to withdraw debit cards from more than 30,000 customers using its MoneyManager savings accounts in September - and some will also lose overdraft facilities

14 June 2019

Over £8 million Premium Bond prizes lost in the post – check if you're owed

Over 180,000 premium bond prizes which were sent as cheques but never arrived in the post are waiting to be reclaimed, MoneySavingExpert can reveal

23 April 2019

Unity Mutual launches new type of Lifetime ISA

Unity Mutual has launched a new type of stocks and shares Lifetime ISA, offering a guaranteed 1.25% interest rate until April, as well as a 25% Government bonus towards your first home or retirement - here's what to watch out for

7 November 2018

Delays to NS&I payments due to technical glitch

Thousands of NS&I customers are facing delays after trying to withdraw money from their accounts this week

2 November 2018

New top easy-access savings account as rates rise

Nottingham Building Society has launched a new market-leading online easy-access savings account, paying 1.55% interest on £1,000 or more

29 October 2018

Easy-access savings rates on rise as 'Marcus effect' shakes up market

Easy-access savings rates have been moving upwards since the launch of Goldman Sachs' market-leading Marcus savings account a little over two weeks ago

12 October 2018

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