Pensions, savings and investments

It’s not all gloom for savers

Why savers may not be as badly off as they think.

19 Feb 09

Savings rates slip to another new low point

Savings accounts were delivering record low returns in January, new figures have revealed.

12 Feb 09

Bonus rate accounts used to entice savers

Banks and building societies are boosting the bonuses they offer people opening new savings accounts in an effort to recruit extra customers.

30 Jan 09

Tax breaks urged for savers

Savers should be offered tax incentives as way of combating the poor returns currently being delivered by savings accounts, a leading banker has argued.

19 Jan 09

Savings returns dip to new low

Savers have been confronted with more bad news on the release of figures from the Bank of England showing that savings accounts are paying out the lowest interest rates since 1995.

14 Jan 09

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