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30 Jan 2017
People have more financial protection for their deposits from today. The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) limit is now £85,000. It’s up £10,000 after an increase by the regulator earlier this month. And the limit for joint accounts moves to £170,000.
10 Jan 2017
Challenger bank Atom has today brought some good news to savers. Their 3 and 5 year Fixed Saver now join their 1 and 2 year Fixed Saver accounts as the best buys in our Fixed Term savings account table. The 3 year Fixed Saver rate is 1.7% while the 5 year is 2.05%. The only drawback is that these accounts can only be managed through their App, which you will need to download from Apple Store for iphones and ipads or Google Play store for android devices.
08 Jan 2017
Today, 8 Jan 2017, sees the latest current account interest rate cut. Club Lloyds current account interest rate will halve to 1.98% Gross, this will apply to all amounts up to £5,000. Where now for your cash? See our Current Account table for the best interest rates around.
04 Jan 2017
From today, Wednesday 4 Jan 2017, the TSB Classic Plus current account interest rate will reduce to 2.96% Gross on balances up to £1,500. This is a massive drop from the previous rate of 4.89% Gross on balances up to £2,000. Thinking of switching? See our Current Account table for the best interest rates around.
03 Jan 2017
I would like to wish everyone a Happy and Prosperous 2017.
Many people use the New Year to make resolutions, often to get their finances in order. I applaud anyone who makes that commitment, but you know what?... We really should be making that commitment every day of the year. Then any spare cash should be saved and making you maximum interest. Check our easy to follow Top Rates tables for the best interest rates around.