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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

Should you wait for the NS&I green bonds?

Savings Accounts: We look at the attractiveness of the National Savings and Investment green bonds and whether they’re worth waiting for.

Ryan Kenny

26 Jul 2021 6m read

Category: Essentials

Savers are avoiding fixed terms. But should you?

Savings accounts: why now could be a good time to reconsider fixed term savings accounts. Including details on how you can get cashback on your savings. Terms apply.

Ryan Kenny

01 Jul 2021 8m read

Category: Active Savings

5 tips to boost your savings

Getting a better interest rate on your cash savings could be easier than you think with these top tips.

Ryan Kenny

29 Jun 2021 m read

Category: Investing and saving

How spring cleaning your savings could pocket you £80 more

Saving with a high street bank? Here’s how you could get a better interest rate on your savings and qualify for cashback as a thank you at the same time.

Ryan Kenny

23 Jun 2021 8m read

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


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