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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What is a fixed rate bond?

If you have money available, that you don’t need for living expenses, putting it to work earning interest is usually a shrewd move. It ensures your money is held safely, it helps protect the value of your cash from being eroded by inflation, and it can reduce the urge to spend unnecessarily. But, with so many savings account options in the UK, how do you ensure you get the best return?

30 April, 2018

Instant access savings accounts

If you want to build up your savings but still want the flexibility of immediate access to your money, an easy access savings account is for you.

24 April, 2018

Peer-to-peer savings

The first thing you will notice when you look at a list of peer-to-peer savings accounts is the interest rate. The interest rate is usually considerably higher than most traditional savings accounts – sometimes into double digits. While these interest rates are definitely achievable with a peer-to-peer savings account, there is a higher level of risk involved, and more caveats to consider when deciding whether to take the plunge with peer-to-peer investments or stick to more conventional savings.

24 April, 2018

Fixed rate bonds

Fixed rate bonds are also known as ‘fixed rate savings accounts’. They're savings accounts in which you can deposit a lump sum for a set period of time, usually between 1 and 5 years.

24 April, 2018

Business savings accounts

Business savings accounts let you earn interest on your capital reserves, and can provide flexible access or longer-term investments with more impressive savings rates. Business savings accounts have much in common with personal savings accounts, and work in roughly the same way, with one of the main differences being the eligibility criteria: to open a business savings account, as the name suggests, you need to run a business.

13 April, 2018

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