Latest from Gavin Shepherd
How to cancel your car insurance
Just because your car insurance isn’t up for renewal yet, doesn’t mean you can’t cancel if you need to. This MoneySavingExpert guide explains when and how to cancel your car insurance policy.
15 August 2023
Buildings insurance is usually compulsory. This MoneySavingExpert guide covers what buildings insurance is and how to bag yourself a decent quote.
17 July 2023
Open Banking explained
MoneySavingExpert explains the new rules introduced through Open Banking about sharing your financial info with providers and what it means for your money.
28 February 2023
NS&I to cut Premium Bond prize rate to 4.4% – are they still worth it?
NS&I will decrease its Premium Bond prize-fund rate to 4.4% from 4.65% for its March 2024 draw and beyond. But this rate was already lagging behind interest rates on standard savings accounts – so are Premium Bonds still worth it?
11 January 2024
Should you fix your mortgage and savings now as Bank of England holds base rate at 5.25%? Your options explained
Savers should consider locking in a top fixed rate now as the Bank of England has held the base rate at 5.25% for the second time in a row.
2 November 2023
Skipton launches 7.5% regular saver for existing customers – here's who can get it and how
If you're a Skipton Building Society mortgage or savings customer you can now access its new 7.5% regular savings account.
6 June 2023
Hanley Economic launches top easy-access savings rate in 14 years at 4.25% - but you need to jump through some hoops to get it
Hanley Economic Building Society's new easy-access savings rate is the highest in 14 years and it overtakes the previous top rate of 3.71%.
22 May 2023
Bank of England increases base rate to 4.5% - what the rise means for your mortgage and savings
The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 4.25% to 4.5%. This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and so it influences what borrowers pay and what savers earn.
15 May 2023
Chase to make big changes to its bank account in April – does it still stack up?
Chase has announced updates which will impact its current account for both new and existing customers. Here's what it means for both new and existing customers.
17 February 2023
Bank of England increases base rate to 3.5% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings
The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 3% to 3.5%. This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and so it influences what borrowers pay and what savers earn.
20 December 2022
Chip to charge for autosaving in October - but free alternatives are available
Savings app Chip will start charging customers with its standard free account for certain features, including its popular 'auto-saving' function, from 12 October 2022. Below we explain what's happening and the alternative accounts to consider.
5 September 2022
Tesco Bank savers could miss out on rate rises unless they take action – here's what to do
Tesco Bank has upped the interest rate on its easy-access cash ISA, but existing customers can only benefit by opening a new account and transferring over their savings.
22 August 2022