AA drives instant access savings rates to new level

December 12, 2011 0

The impact of the Eurozone crisis is now starting to be felt by the man on the street. It means mortgages are gradually becoming more expensive, but on the flip side, as demand for retail savings balances increases, savers are reaping the rewards in the form of higher interest rates. Read More

AA motors to the top of the best buys

November 20, 2011 0

With the 3 month LIBOR increasing on a daily basis and now more than double the 0.5% Base Rate, the cost of borrowing from other banks is becoming prohibitive and means more providers are turning to retail deposits as a means of gathering funds. This Read More

New 2 Year Fixed Rate Savings – nothing else comes Close

November 13, 2011 0

Product Info: Close Brothers Premium Gold 2 year fixed rate deposit. Pays 4.25% AER – interest paid annually and at maturity. Minimum investment £10,000 with a maximum of £10 million. My view: Savers coming off existing fixed rate bonds are anxious to lock in to Read More

Santander upfront when it comes to savings innovation

November 6, 2011 0

The savings market has been a pretty dreary place for more than three years now, with ultra low rates and stubborn inflation responsible for much of the gloom. Improvements for consumers in terms of better rates and a respite from inflationary pressures still look some way off, so maybe that’s why some Read More

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