Everyday money

10-year plan launched to help savers and boost financial education for children

The government has put forward a new 10-year plan to help transform the nation’s financial health by getting more people to save regularly.

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January 2020: what are the best savings account rates?

We share the best interest rates on Isas, bonds, and easy-access savings accounts.

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Edward VIII gold coin fetches £1 million

The rare sovereign, which was never released because of the kings abdication in 1936, has set a record for a British coin.

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Big banks fail to reward loyal savers: we name the smaller lenders paying the best rates

UK savers have £292 billion in cash Isas and more than half of that sum is in accounts held at the big banks. Yet, they pay less than smaller rivals. We pinpoint the best savings rates and star buys.

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Santander cuts interest rate and cashback on 123 current account

The bank will reduce the interest rate on its 123 account, introduce a 39.9% overdraft rate, and cap cashback on direct debits.

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Retirees missing out on £1,500 pensions top-up

Some British pensioners could increase their annual income by applying for state benefits. 

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New FCA plan to boost savings rates

Britons could receive a £260 million boost on their savings accounts in a regulator-led overhaul.

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Budget 2020: six key personal finance areas in the spotlight

We consider what the Budget, which will take place on 11 March, will mean for your money.

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Retirees at risk of £3,500 state pension loss

Up to 11,000 retirees could lose thousands in basic state pension income a year when the addition for adult dependents is abolished in April.

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