Articles tagged "savings update"

  • Last updated: 14/02/2017 - 16:38
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Savers suffered another blow last week when National Savings & Investments announced it will cut its rates from 1 May. Its near top-paying Direct Isa will fall from its current 1% to 0.75% while Direct Saver falls from 0.8% to 0.7%.

  • Uk cash savings
    Last updated: 07/02/2017 - 08:49
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Easy-access rates are edging up for those willing to run their accounts online. Leeds BS new Online Saver issue 2 pays 1.05% before tax while RCI Bank Freedom Account pays 1.1%.

  • Piggy bank in the grass
    Last updated: 31/01/2017 - 11:01
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Some savings rates are edging up from their historically low levels.

  • Pound coins
    Last updated: 24/01/2017 - 13:08
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Top deals on easy-access accounts now pay a whisker over 1% before tax - as long as you are willing to run your account online.

  • Savings piggy bank
    Last updated: 17/01/2017 - 15:10
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Rates on easy-access accounts continue to edge up marginally. Nottingham BS has launched its eSaver Instant issue 6 at 1.02% before tax. RCI Bank has also pushed its Freedom Account rate up to 1.02%.

  • Rising rates
    Last updated: 10/01/2017 - 13:49
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Some banks and building societies have edged rates up on easy-access accounts or launched competitive fixed rate deals, but they are still at historically low rates and likely to remain there for the foreseeable future. Experts predict there is very little chance of a rise in base rate this year.

  • Pig burst
    Last updated: 20/12/2016 - 10:58
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Banks and building societies continue to juggle their rates on both fixed and variable rate deals.

  • 3 little piggies
    Last updated: 12/12/2016 - 16:57
    News by Sylvia Morris
    Virgin Money has launched a new issue of its Defined Access Saver and Defined Access Isa at 0.95%.
  • Shaking piggy bank
    Last updated: 06/12/2016 - 12:15
    News by Sylvia Morris

    Leeds Building Society is to launch a top-paying easy access account today (6 December). Its Limited Issue Online Saver pays 1% before tax on a minimum £5,000. It matches the rate paid by RCI Bank, which has headed the best buy tables for months.

  • Last updated: 28/11/2016 - 12:41
    News by Sylvia Morris

    National Savings & Investments (NS&I) will launch a new bond next spring. The bond will be open to those aged 16 and over, subject to a minimum investment limit of £100 and a maximum investment limit of £3,000.