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Premium Bond savings hit 14-year record: £1.5 billion worth bought in April as savings rates fell

£1.5 billion-worth of bonds were bought in April as savings rates started to tumble

1 June 2020

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

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

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

Nationwide and TSB to hike mortgages but won't pass the full interest rate rise on to many savers

Nationwide and TSB have confirmed they won't pass on the full interest rate rise to most savers

7 August 2018

Big banks hike mortgages but keep schtum on savings after base rate rise

Some banks and building societies are hiking mortgage prices after yesterday's base rate rise, but not savings rates

3 August 2018

Banks may have to give loyal customers better interest rates

The regulator has raised concerns that long-standing customers are losing out

25 July 2018

UK base rate remains at 0.5%

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the rate steady

10 May 2018

Got an old tenner? You can only spend it until 1 March

If you've still any non-plastic £10 notes, beware – you only have until Thursday 1 March to spend them

19 February 2018

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