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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

Over £3.5bn could be missed in savings interest – how to avoid missing out

Are you one of the many getting a poor interest rate? Here’s how you could improve your returns, and get cashback too (terms apply).

Sarah Coles & Ryan Kenny

21 Oct 2020 m read

Category: Investing and saving

Lockdown savings? How to use them to take control of your financial future

Lockdown turned some of us into savers. We look at how saving and investing could help you use that money wisely and set you up for a brighter financial future.

Ryan Kenny

16 Oct 2020 4m read

Category: Active Savings

What the NS&I interest rate cut means for savers

We look at the potential impact on the savings market as NS&I announce a cut to their market leading savings rates.

Ryan Kenny

21 Sep 2020 3m read

Category: Investing and saving

Savings accounts – green shoots for savings rates?

As some banks begin to improve savings rates, we look at two ways savers can make sure they don’t miss out.

Ryan Kenny

21 Aug 2020 3m read

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


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