Savings

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Flaws in Tories’ plans for cap on social care costs | Letters
Letters: David Lipsey says the cost of care is not borne by older people but by those who stand to inherit their assets, Sally Hughes makes a case for a National Health and Disability Service, while Gillian Dalley points out that the details provided by the government are shamefully and deliberately vague

Letters

21, Nov, 2021 @6:35 PM

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Halifax cuts interest rate on Kids’ Saver account to 1%
Returns cut from 1.45% on balances up to £5,000 despite expected rise in Bank of England base rate

Hilary Osborne

20, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Treasury’s green savings bond offers ‘paltry’ incentive for helping planet
Rishi Sunak’s budget initiative gives returns of just 0.65% and experts say savers can get far better deals elsewhere

Shane Hickey

14, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Consumers will keep saving rather than go on Christmas spree, say economists
Wealthier households likely to wait for better economic outlook before increasing spending, suggests IFS

Phillip Inman

12, Nov, 2021 @5:56 PM

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How to start investing safely and profitably
Once you’ve got your head round the fees, putting spare cash into shares could bring big rewards

Harriet Meyer

01, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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How to inflation-proof your finances
Sort out your savings, mortgage and pension, and try to cut some of your regular costs

Hilary Osborne

25, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Interest rates may be rising soon. Will your finances stand the strain?
Market-watchers are expecting an increase as early as next month. Here’s how it would hit mortgages, savings and debt

Shane Hickey

24, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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NS&I green saving bonds go on sale with fixed 0.65% interest rate
Treasury hails scheme ahead of Cop26 summit, but personal finance experts say better investments are available

Rupert Jones

21, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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How to boost your pension savings at any stage of your career
No matter how old or young you are, now is a good time to secure a better retirement for yourself

Hilary Osborne

02, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Scam ‘epidemic’: Big tech firms must join fight, says Nationwide chief
Building society launches pre-payment hotline after bank-transfer scams rise sharply during pandemic

Hilary Osborne

27, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Banks must treat victims of scams more fairly, says UK complaints body
Number of people asking ombudsman for help rose by 66% between April to end of June

Rupert Jones

24, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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I fear for the safety of my investments after NS&I blunder
It blocked my account, saying I had granted power of attorney to another person when I had not

Anna Tims

16, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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