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Important information - Active Savings helps you make your own decisions and is not personal advice. Fixed term products generally only allow access to funds at maturity. Inflation reduces the future spending power of money.

Latest News

Category: Active Savings

Low rates don’t deter savers. But you could get a better deal

Data from the Bank of England shows that despite record-low savings rates, we’re still saving huge amounts. But things are beginning to improve for savers. Here’s how you could make more of your cash.

Ryan Kenny

04 Jun 2021 2m read

Category: Investing and saving

The Bank of England is counting on your lockdown savings to boost the economy

Savings account: we look at what comments from the latest Bank of England meeting could mean for savers and offer five tips to make more of your lockdown savings.

Ryan Kenny

28 May 2021 5m read

Category: Active Savings

Can you benefit from the savings price war?

Fixed term savings rates are rising. We dig into the details and explain why now could be a good time to take advantage of better savings rates.

Ryan Kenny

21 May 2021 4m read

Category: Investing and saving

Emergency savings – how much cash should you hold?

1 in 4 of us don’t hold any savings at all. We take a look at how much cash people should consider holding, and share our views on building your own emergency savings.

Ryan Kenny & Sarah Coles

07 May 2021 4m read

Category: Active Savings

Interest rate cuts one year on – how to be savvier with your savings in the current market

With the anniversary of the base interest rate being cut to a record low looming, we look at the impact it’s had on the savings market and how you could make the most of your cash today.

Ryan Kenny

19 Mar 2021 5m read

Category: Investing and saving

Self-employed? 5 expert tips to help get a mortgage

Self-employed and want to get on the property ladder? Here are 5 expert tips to get closer to buying your own home.

Hannah Duncan

01 Mar 2021 4m read

Category: Investing and saving

Active Savings – how these clients transformed their savings

Interest rates – our clients tell us how Active Savings helped them get a better interest rate and made it easier to manage their savings.

Ryan Kenny

02 Feb 2021 5m read

Category: Investing and saving

Cash savings – avoid these 7 expensive savings myths

We explore how these seven myths could be harming returns on your cash savings and how Active Savings could help.

Sarah Coles & Ryan Kenny

26 Jan 2021 6m read

Category: Active Savings

Are negative interest rates on the horizon?

We look at recent comments from a Bank of England policymaker and what negative interest rates could mean for your savings.

Ryan Kenny

20 Jan 2021 3m read


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