With interest rates slowly back on the rise, we round-up the best savings accounts and Isa accounts on offer in 2018.
On easy-access accounts Shawbrook Bank Easy Saver and RCI Bank Freedom Account both pay a top 1.3 per cent. AA has raised the rate on its Members Savers to 1.3 per cent for new applicants, but the account is only available to those who are members of the organisation.
Banks and building societies are making it hard for savers searching for top easy-access deals. They are coming out with so-called easy-access accounts with rates of 1.3 per cent – but savers often have to jump through hoops to earn this headline rate.
Building societies and smaller banks are launching accounts in the first flurry of better-paying deals for years.
Cash Isas have lost their sparkle since the personal savings allowance came into effect in April 2016, but shouldn’t be completely ruled out.
Sylvia Morris runs through some last-minute tips for savers looking to add to their Isa allowance ahead of the tax year end.
Savers are now able to stash up to £20,000 in a cash Isa. Here we round-up the best Isa rates and deals.
Savings rates are expected to rise following the Bank of England's decision to nudge interest rates back up to 0.5 per cent.
Easy access accounts remain popular, but savers must read the small print to ensure they remain on the best rate.
Savings rates continue to edge upwards. We name the best savings accounts for fixed-rate bonds and cash Isas.