Savings

December 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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Are you due a refund from HSBC or Santander?

Two banks will refund millions of customers after the competition watchdog said they broke rules requiring them to contact customers before they become overdrawn.

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10 investment funds to buy and hold for 30 to 40 years

Industry experts offer investment ideas that could reward children or grandchildren in the decades to come.

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Election 2019: what do the main political parties offer investors?

We examine the likely impact on personal finance of the main parties’ election pledges, with our analysis covering the stock market and tax, to pensions and invest

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Compensation level cut for savers with Virgin Money, Clydesdale Bank, and Yorkshire Bank accounts

Consolidation within the banking sector means that savers should check the level of cover that they have.

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Easy-access savings account rates cut

While rates on fixed-rate bonds have been falling, now banks and building societies have turned their attention to easy-access accounts.

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Calls for banks’ voluntary scams code to be made compulsory

A report from the Treasury Select Committee says that banks should consider retroactively reimbursing victims of push payment fraud.

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Saga and Goldman Sachs launch savings accounts for the over-50s

The two new products offer discounts on food, travel, and events.

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Our 10 golden rules of investing

Certain tactics can boost your chances of investment success.

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