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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.
31st January 2014
Author: Tom Adams

Category: Savings News

Savings Champion is proud to unveil the list of winners and highly commended for its first ever Annual Awards.We’re delighted to recognise the key players in the savings market in what has been an extremely challenging 12 months for savers.
31st January 2014
Author: Tom Adams

Category: Savings News

January seems to have been ‘best buy withdrawal month’, with best buys being taken off sale left, right and centre. Even longstanding best buys from the likes of Coventry Building Society, Virgin and the Post Office have fallen by the wayside. Product launches have served mainly to replace withdrawn products with lower paying versions.
31st January 2014
Author: Anna Bowes

Category: Savings News

Another month and another base rate decision – to keep interest rates at 0.50%!No real surprise, however, with the number of unemployed falling more rapidly than previously expected, could the Bank of England raise interest rates sooner rather than later?
31st January 2014
Author: Anna Bowes

Category: Savings News

2013 was another terrible year for savers but hopefully 2014 may offer some respite – perhaps wishful thinking but at the very least, hopefully the number of savings rate cuts will slow down – for both new and existing savers.Whatever this year brings it’s wise to remain vigilant in order to make the most of your savings. Our tops tips can help;
27th November 2013
Author: Tom Adams

Category: Savings News

21st November marked the 2nd anniversary of Savings ChampionSavings rates have almost halved in that time, while base rate remains the sameBut it’s lack of competition, not the base rate, which has driven interest rates down