Savings

Savers stung by stealth rate cuts

If you havent checked the interest rate on your savings recently, you could be earning as little as 0.1%.

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Buying premium bonds for children just got easier

Anyone can now invest in premium bonds on behalf of children under the age of 16.

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August 2019: what are the best savings account rates?

With interest rates slowly back on the rise, we examine the best savings accounts and Isa accounts on offer in 2019.

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How banks penalise their most loyal savings customers

Easy access account rates have risen, but loyal savers can miss out, explains Sylvia Morris.

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Junior Isas: why I don’t follow the flock

Money Observers Prudent Parent explains his investment strategy for children.

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Latest Isa statistics: cash Isa sales slump as savers turn to the stockmarket 

There has been a notable uptick in savers opting for stocks and shares Isas.

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NS&I to switch its inflation measure, leaving savers out of pocket

Half a million savers will see returns fall as NS&I index-linked certificates switch from RPI to CPI.

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This small tweak would make Isas less complex

Amid so much choice, Paul Latham offers suggestions on how to make a crowded marketplace less confusing.

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Who’s not using an Isa but almost certainly should be?

Here are five groups of people who should definitely use an Isa for their savings to avoid being hit with a tax charges in the future. 

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