Savings Accounts


Brits hoard a billion in penny jars

Brits have amassed £1.3bn worth of loose change as millions of savers choose penny jars over banks and building societies.

Current Accounts | 21 Aug 2014
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UK CPI inflation falls to 1.6% in year to July

UK consumer price inflation assumed its downwards trajectory once more in July following a sharp spike the previous month.

Investments | 19 Aug 2014
The Bank of England

Bank ‘won’t be pushed into raising interest sharply’ – David Miles

The Bank of England won’t be pressured into hiking the Base Rate quickly because inflation is likely to remain relatively low, according to economist David Miles.

Savings | 14 Aug 2014

Six apps that make saving easier

It is always good to have a few tools which can help you save some money.

Savings | 14 Aug 2014

Secret email shows Lloyds still pressures staff over sales despite £28m fine for mis-selling

Lloyds is continuing to pressurise staff to mis-sell credit cards, loans and insurance, a leaked email has revealed - just months after the bank was fined £28m for promoting a ruthless sales culture.

Current Accounts | 11 Aug 2014

Co-operative Group confirms wholesale governance restructure

The Co-operative Group has released details of its new governance structure following a review by ex-City minister Lord Myners.

Sharedealing | 08 Aug 2014

New Ffrees campaign to get Britain saving

Everyone knows they should be saving, but around half of the UK population doesn't do it. A new Ffrees campaign urges people to set aside just £1 per day.

Savings | 04 Aug 2014

Will a 'Banker's Oath' change the industry?

Think tank ResPublica has called for bankers to commit to clear ethical standards in the form of a ‘Banker’s Oath’. Your Money asked the experts if it will go far enough.

Savings | 30 Jul 2014
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Bank regulators take aim at culture and pay

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have proposed new rules that would seek to change how bankers behave and are paid.

Savings | 30 Jul 2014
Piggy Bank

BLOG: It has never been more important for savers to shop around

Tony Leahy explores whether the launch of the New ISA will encourage people to be more proactive when it comes to finding the best home for their money.

Savings | 11 Jul 2014

Product launches of the week

Sainsbury's Bank lowers rates on small and medium-sized loans; Over-50s insurer Saga launches landlord insurance.

Investments | 11 Jul 2014
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Barclays to scrap traditional branch cashiers

Barclays will scrap its 6,500-strong cashier team in October, converting them into 'community bankers' with iPads.

Current Accounts | 11 Jul 2014

UK banks start to win back public trust

UK banks are putting their scandal-ridden pasts behind them and finally winning back the public’s trust, according to new research from uSwitch.

Current Accounts | 03 Jul 2014

Yellen puts brakes on rate rise talk

US Fed chair Janet Yellen has said the 2008 financial crisis would not have been prevented had interest rates been higher, adding that fresh concerns about financial stability now should not prompt a rate increase.

Savings Accounts | 03 Jul 2014

Number of savings accounts beating inflation 'at highest level for some time'

Inflation falling to 1.5% in May, its lowest level for four and half years, should be welcome news for beleaguered savers.

Savings Accounts | 19 Jun 2014

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