Savings Accounts

Whether you're saving for a house, retirement, or something else, make sure you're putting your money to work with a savings account.

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Jul 17, 2018

The total cost of buying a home

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll ever make, and on top of the price of the property there are a wide range of associated costs both before and after completion. This [...]

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  • The total cost of buying a home

    Buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll ever make, and on top of the price of the property there are a wide range of associated costs both before and after completion. This [...]

    Jul 17, 2018
  • The most expensive cities in the UK to own a car

    Liverpool is the most expensive place in the UK to be a driver, costing the average motorist £4,000. This makes it even more costly than London and Manchester, according to a new survey. Taking into account [...]

    Jul 12, 2018
  • How to spot and avoid financial scams

    Online fraud and cyber crime has cost people and businesses in the UK an estimated £28 million in just six months, according to figures from Action Fraud. It received over 12,000 reports of cyber crime [...]

    Jul 11, 2018
  • How to create a savings plan – and stick to it

    If you find it difficult to get into the savings habits and reach your savings goals, it’s a good idea to review your savings plan and assess whether you can improve it and become more successful. Saving [...]

    Jul 10, 2018
  • Remortgaging up as UK braces for interest rate hike

    Increased competition among banks and the end of many fixed-rate deals has led to a rise in demand for mortgages over the past 12 months, a new survey shows. Mortgage approvals by the main high street [...]

    Jun 27, 2018
  • How to future proof your finances

    The number of people seeking debt advice is rising, and many of them are struggling to pay basic household bills such as council tax and utility bills, a debt charity says. “Demand for debt advice remains [...]

    Jun 25, 2018
  • How illness and vulnerability can lead to debt

    People in debt who have an additional vulnerability such as an illness, disability, or mental health issue, are often worse off than other clients, a major debt charity has warned. In 2017, one in five [...]

    Jun 22, 2018
  • The best savings accounts for 2018

    The last 18 months have seen savings rates gradually edge up, providing hope for savers who have faced low rates since the Bank of England cut the base rate to 0.50% in March 2009, where it remains following [...]

    Jun 22, 2018