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Martin Lewis shares ‘best’ easy access savings accounts

As living costs rise and disposable income dwindles, Britons have been searching for savings accounts that offer the best rate of return on their investments.Financial journalist Martin Lewis delivered a segment on The Money Show this evening as a “call to arms” to help savers invest in the best accounts, sharing five offering the highest […]

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Banks offering customers 4.54% interest rate on savings accounts

Moneyfacts.co.uk recently highlighted its ‘Pick of the Week’ which showcases the best products on the market. Two of the best savings accounts for consumers come from the bank SmartSave and Hinckley & Rugby Building Society. This comes amid a wave of interest rates rises following recent intervention from the Bank of England. SmartSave’s Two Year […]

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Top 10 regular savings accounts with high interest now

Placing third is Royal Bank of Scotland’s Digital Regular Saver with an AER of 5.12 percent. Like Natwest, the same interest rules apply to this bank account (5.12 percent paid up to £1,000, then 0.5 percent), interest is applied monthly, and unlimited withdrawals are also permitted. In fourth place is Principality BS’ Christmas 2023 Regular […]

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Seriously, are there still good accounts here or what?

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Finance

Top 10 children’s savings accounts with high interest right now

A minimum of £1,000 is required to open the account and savers can opt to have interest paid monthly or annually. Where payable, annual interest is paid on April 5 each year, while monthly interest is paid on the last working day of each month. Withdrawals and early closures are also not permitted during the […]

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DWP could monitor social media and bank accounts this Christmas

According to the DWP, there was an estimated £6.3billion worth of welfare fraud last year, and £2.1billion worth of error. The vast majority of people will claim fairly, and only what they are entitled to. But to protect the system, the Department may have to take action, and claims can be investigated at any time […]

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Santander raises interest rates on savings accounts

Despite this boost for savers, financial experts are warning mortgage and debt repayments will continue to rise until next year as a result of the Bank of England’s action. Susannah Streeter, a senior investment and markets analyst, noted that this change to the base rate is an “unwelcome present” for households just before Christmas. Ms […]

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UK

Elon Musk responds after Norway govt Twitter accounts labelled as

Twitter’s new boss Elon Musk on Wednesday responded to Norway’s foreign ministry’s post, wherein they highlighted how the social media site mistakenly labelled top Norwegian diplomats and politicians as hailing from Nigeria. In one word, the billionaire apologised for the gaffe and wrote, “Sorry!” The mix-up was pointed in a rather mocked up tweet by […]

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Gaming

Twitter reinstates accounts of suspended journalists and Mastodon

Twitter has announced through its Safety account that it has “identified several policies where permanent suspension was a disproportionate action for breaking Twitter rules.” The website has already started reinstating accounts that were suspended for violating those rules, the tweet continued, and it will lift more suspensions every week over the next month. Twitter didn’t […]

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Finance

Suitcases of cash, luxury holidays and secret accounts: Qatar

A globetrotting Italian union boss-turned-politician has emerged as the kingpin in a sprawling international investigation into allegations that Qatar and Morocco sought to bribe EU legislators to influence policy and used a network of non-governmental organisations to hide the corrupt dealings. Pier Antonio Panzeri, a Socialist member of the European parliament between 2004 and 2019, […]