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07th March 2014
Author: Tom Adams

Category: Savings News

As providers start to prepare themselves for the traditional ‘ISA season’ (usually running from late February through to May) we have seen a few changes to the ISAs available to open already this month.
07th March 2014
Author: Tom Adams

Category: Savings News

As inflation continues its downward spiral, savers may be encouraged as more savings accounts now make a real return when taking into account tax and inflation. However, with inflation seemingly under control, the Bank of England is now under less pressure to increase interest rates.
07th March 2014
Author: Anna Bowes

Category: Savings News

With the outlook seemingly bleak, savers are asking whether using their cash ISA allowance is worthwhile, especially when there are high interest rate current accounts that pay better interest, even after basic and higher rate tax has been deducted.
07th March 2014
Author: Anna Bowes

Category: Savings News

Who would have ever predicted that not only would interest rates fall to a record low of 0.50%, but that we'd still be here 5 years on. This, added to the introduction of the Funding for Lending Scheme in July 2012 have meant a disastrous and unprecedented situation for savers.
06th March 2014
Author: Anna Bowes

Category: Savings News

This is the one we’ve been waiting for. The launch of the Santander Cash ISAs is usually an indication of how the ISA season will progress. Unfortunately, this year it has confirmed our fears that providers’ appetite for savers cash remains limited and even the ISA season is not going to improve that – especially for easy access savers.
17th February 2014
Author: Anna Bowes

Category: Savings News

[Please note this article has been updated since it was originally published]Yet another best buy ISA is made available to locals only. The Mansfield building society cash ISA is now only available to those savers who live in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire or South Yorkshire or have been an existing member of the Mansfield building society for three years continuously, a change that happened early last month.