Savings

Wealth tax to fund Covid recovery could hit Isas and second homes

Faith Glasgow considers how a wealth tax might work in practice.

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July 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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Cash Isas remain king despite only being worthwhile for the wealthy

The number of adult Isas that are being used just for cash savings now stands at 76% of all adult Isa subscriptions.

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Which Isa is the lockdown winner: mine or my son’s?

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent compares the performance of his own stocks and shares Isa with his firstborns Junior Isa. 

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Marcus easy-access savings account by Goldman Sachs closes to new customers

Popular online savings account stops accepting applications.

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Millions handed back in overdraft fees

£47 million in refunds secured by the competitions watchdog for bank customers. 

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Hundreds of savings accounts now beat inflation

UK inflation falls to 0.8% owing to a drop in energy and fuel prices.

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Seven ways to use stock market falls to benefit your finances

From drip-feeding to tax and pensions, Hannah Smith examines how you can use falling markets to your advantage when it comes to financial planning.

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Santander announces 123 current account interest rate cut

High street bank wields the axe on current account interest rates.

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