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Isas ‘short-change by £612 a year’

Banks and building societies are accused of short-changing consumers to the tune of £2 billion a year by offering unfair Isa rates. As part of the Get Britain Saving campaign, Money Mail has been looking into Isa rates and has d...

How to save for your children

In an ideal world, most parents would have some money set aside to help their children out financially as they spread their wings and...

Majority use ‘bank of mum and dad’, says Lloyds savings report

Parents are the number one port of call when it comes to young adults and families seeking financial help, with 80% in the UK turning to the bank of mum and dad for extra cash. This is according to the latest Lloyds TSB Family Sa...

Families forced to reduce monthly savings

Making monthly savings towards our family's future is a priority for many of us hard-working earners, but we know it's not always as easy as we'd like. This is backed up by the latest MoneyMood report commissioned ...

Savings accounts: When to check them

The plus side of having money in the bank or building society is that you shouldn’t have to worry about it.  You generally know...

Bank calls for end of ISA rate ‘bonuses’

Have you ever been lured into an enticing ISA deal only to see your interest rate come crashing down after an introductory 'bonus period'? Many of us will have experienced the frustration of 'teaser' rates fro...

How to beat inflation with the right savings account

Savers suffer when inflation runs high, so there was some relief when the rate of inflation slowed to 3.6% last month, down from 4.2%...

Your credit rating – explaining and improving it

Credit rating is a term bandied about when it comes to getting loans and credit cards, but what is it? If you get...