Savings Accounts


FCA: Consumer complaints fall by 15%

Consumer complaints against financial services firms fell 15 per cent in the second half of 2013, according to the FCA.

Current Accounts | 09 Apr 2014

RBS to axe 44 UK branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to close 44 branches across the UK amid warnings the move will harm vulnerable customers and local communities.

Current Accounts | 03 Apr 2014

ISAs are languishing as budgets stretch

Two third of Brits haven’t saved into their ISA this year because they simply can’t afford to, research by TSB has found.

Savings Accounts | 31 Mar 2014

Women still struggle to save as much for retirement as men

Having saved the same amount towards retirement over a 40 year period, men can end up £89,000 better off than women, according to Scottish Widows.

Savings Accounts | 30 Mar 2014

Half of mums contribute to their child's savings

Research by Standard Life found that mothers and grandmothers alike play a vital role in the financial well-being of later generations.

Savings Accounts | 27 Mar 2014

Ethical banking: Do you know where your savings go and do you care?

A new breed of bank is stepping into the frame. We find out what they offer savers.

ISAs | 24 Mar 2014

BLOG: It's time for a new breed of banker

Britain doesn't just need new banks, it needs a new breed of banker, writes Huw Davies.

Current Accounts | 05 Mar 2014
Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds tops complaints list as claims hit record highs

Lloyds received more complaints than any of its rivals in the second half of 2013 amid a record year for claims, according the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Current Accounts | 04 Mar 2014

Savers more concerned with bank ethics than rates

The ethical practices of banks are more important to Britons' savers than good interest rates, a new report suggests.

Current Accounts | 21 Feb 2014

Britons save more each month than a decade ago - NS&I

British consumers are saving a higher proportion of their monthly income than they were a decade ago, according to figures from NS&I.

Savings | 19 Feb 2014

Paragon granted license to launch challenger bank

Buy-to-let mortgage lender Paragon Group has launched its own bank brand after receiving a license from the regulator.

Savings | 18 Feb 2014
The Co-operative Bank

Co-op launches public opinion survey to shape its future

The Co-operative Group has launched an online poll to help shape the future of the scandal-ridden organisation.

Savings | 17 Feb 2014

BLOG: Mark Carney's war on savers must come to an end

Bank of England governor Mark Carney today admitted that the main driving force of the recovery has been a fall in saving, which has driven an increase in consumer spending.

Savings | 12 Feb 2014
Mark Carney

Interest rates could rise sooner than expected - experts

Three former members of the Bank of England's rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) have suggested interest rates could rise sooner than expected.

Savings Accounts | 12 Feb 2014

'Should I put my savings in an ISA?'

Over the next few weeks, you'll probably notice an upsurge in the amount of ISA-related content in the financial press.

Savings | 04 Feb 2014

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