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.
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.
28 Jul 20203m read
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.
17 Jul 20203m read
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.
06 Jul 20203m read
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.
12 Jun 20203m read
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.
08 Jun 20206m read
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