4% monthly savings income but no access to your cash for a decade – a tough choice

Andrew Hagger of Moneycomms.co.uk comments on the new 10 year fixed rate bond from Leeds Building Society paying monthly interest of 4%. This Leeds Building Society deal will put some consumers in a quandary – on one hand the monthly income at a rate of 4% is very attractive in the
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Leeds Building Society 10 year fixed rate savings bond paying 4% – deal or no deal?

Andrew Hagger of Moneycomms.co.uk looks at the new 4% 10 year fixed rate savings bond launched by Leeds Building Society on 20th November 2013. I’m sure many people will feel that 10 years is too long to go without access to their capital, but for those looking to squeeze 
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Cash ISA Best Buys 5th April – including how much interest you could earn

CLICK HERE for the latest ISA Best Buy table 5th April 2013   Latest ISA product changes; 5th April – Coventry BS reacts to Leeds BS ISA and increases Popy ISA rate to best buy 2.60% – available from 6/4/2013 New instant access ISA 2.55% and 1 year fixed ISA (with lim
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Cash ISA savers need annual tax free allowance of up to £8150 to match 2012 returns

Andrew Hagger of Moneycomms.co.uk highlights how much Cash ISA allowances would need to increase for savers to be able to earn the same returns as this time last year. It’s been well documented how the government’s Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) has had a devastating effect on s
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Rate slump sees Cash ISA returns below 2010 levels despite 13% bigger allowance

The recent savage decline in savings interest rates has hit the cash ISA market equally hard, with potential returns down sharply when compared with 2012, 2011 and 2010 best buys. Even though the cash element of the annual tax-free savings allowance has increased by almost 13% in
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Your tax free interest rate could hit rock bottom when your ISA bonus expires

Andrew Hagger of Moneycomms.co.uk warns consumers to get ready to find a new home for their ISA balances before their bonus expires and their rate slumps – by more than 85% in some cases. Looking at the best buy ISA accounts available on the 1st April last year, many of the acco
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Rates plummet by up to 35% in just six months as Government cheap money scheme rips the heart out of the savings market

Six months on, Andrew Hagger of Moneycomms.co.uk looks at the impact the Funding for Lending scheme has had on UK savers. On 1st August last year the Government’s Funding for Lending scheme was launched with the aim of providing cheaper loans and mortgages to individuals and busines
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New fixed rate savings bonds from Sainsbury’s Bank

In a market increasingly starved of decent savings rates, Sainsbury’s Bank has launched a range of new fixed rate bonds available for terms of 2 to 5 years. The accounts can be opened online or by phone (0800 917 5081) with a minimum deposit of £5,000 and maximum of £50,000.
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