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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: Investing and saving

The last giant to fall - Barclays cuts savings rate to 0.01% AER

We explore what’s behind rate cuts in the savings market as Barclays becomes the latest to cut to 0.01% AER. And we look at an easy way to get a better return on your cash.

Ryan Kenny

28 Jul 2020 3m read

Category: Investing and saving

Savings accounts – why it could pay to spread your savings around

We explain what the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is and why it matters for savers.

Ryan Kenny

17 Jul 2020 3m read

Category: Investing and saving

Record savings – but are you getting a good deal?

We look at what people are really earning on their savings, why they need to be more savvy and how they can get more for their money.

Ryan Kenny

13 Jul 2020 3m read

Category: Investing and saving

Why banks are cutting savings rates and what you can do about it

We look at why banks are cutting their savings rates, how coronavirus is affecting them and what savers can do about it.

Ryan Kenny

06 Jul 2020 3m read

Category: Investing and saving

Could savings rates be on the rise?

We look at the latest Bank of England survey to see what people really think about savings rates, and explore where rates could go from here.

Ryan Kenny

24 Jun 2020 3m read

Category: Investing and saving

Households are saving 200% more during lockdown, but are they getting a good deal?

The recent turbulence in the economy has changed people’s savings habits dramatically. While lots of people might be getting a bad deal, here’s an easy way to get your savings working harder, plus get a £25 bonus.

Ryan Kenny

12 Jun 2020 3m read

Category: Investing and saving

How to budget like Elizabeth Warren

Hannah Duncan looks at a simple but powerful way to budget your household income and help make your money go further.

Hannah Duncan

09 Jun 2020 4m read

Category: Investing and saving

Could you soon be paying your bank to hold your savings?

With the Bank of England considering negative interest rates, we look at what this could mean for your savings.

Ryan Kenny

08 Jun 2020 6m read

Category: Investing and saving

How to save for the unexpected

We look at why everyone should have an emergency pot of cash, and how to get a £25 bonus towards starting yours.

Ryan Kenny

22 May 2020 4m read


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