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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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.

6 December, 2018

Deutsche Bank firing 7,000 investment bankers, with London likely to be hit hard

Deutsche Bank is axing 7,000 jobs globally – and a big chunk of those redundancies are likely to be at its investment banking business in the City of London.

6 December, 2018

What's an opportunity fund?

Have you ever had to pass on the opportunity of a lifetime because you couldn’t afford it? Missing out on opportunities can not only lead to regret but also slow your progress toward achieving your financial goals.

6 December, 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.

6 December, 2018

How we bank in the UK today

The way we bank and manage our money is changing. Nearly 22 million people in the UK regularly used banking apps during 2017, a 12% increase on the previous year.

25 September, 2018

UK interest rate rises to 0.75%: Here’s what you need to know

The Bank of England has increased the base interest rate from 0.5% to 0.75%. This is only the second time that the base rate has been raised since the global financial crisis a decade ago. This base rate increase will impact almost every aspect of your personal finances, from the cost of your mortgage, to the interest gained on your savings, to your credit card APR.

19 September, 2018

What is a Lifetime ISA and should you open one?

The Lifetime ISA was introduced in April 2017 as a new type of tax-free savings and investment account to help you buy your first home and save for retirement.

18 September, 2018

Open Banking: What is it, and is it safe?

Open banking will be the biggest shake-up the banking sector has ever seen. Starting in 2018 you can now take control of your banking data, get better loans and credit cards, and save money. And that’s just the beginning.

11 September, 2018

How to calculate your net worth

There are many ways of measuring your financial health. Credit scores and savings milestones and investment portfolios all work together to complete a portrait of your financial aptitude. But there’s another factor you should consider, too: net worth.

4 September, 2018

How to spot 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.

12 July, 2018

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