Tag Archives: fixed rate bonds

Good news on the interest rate front for a change

Interest rates on personal and business bank accounts have been abysmal lately, but there are some relatively decent deals if you know where to look.

Lloyds TSB, Halifax disregard their customers

Bad news this week as not one but two major banking providers go forward with plans to completely disregard the needs of their customers.

Hope you’re not looking to make your money work for you

Well here’s a real kick in the jaw if you’re trying to grow your savings pots: not only is your ‘best buy’ deal abysmal, rates are being slashed everywhere!

Savers likely to be caught out by a maturing fixed rate bond

Financial experts warned this week that anyone with a maturing fixed rate bond will most likely be caught out when it comes to re-investment.

Inflation rate rises, ruins the day of many a saver

With the cost of living increasing this week, a nation of already beleaguered savers are fit to be tied as the returns on their savings products face erosion.

Inflation drops, savers suffer, and bonuses bandied about

The last week has been an absolute whirlwind of seemingly contradictory news, but lucky for you we’re here to help get it all sorted for you so you can get on with your life, satisfied in the knowledge that while the news might not always be good, at least you know what’s going on.

Best buy fixed rate bonds available for average of 30 days

Savers have been so desperate to find the best way to make their money grow that best buy fixed rate bonds are taken up so rapidly that they are taken off the market after an average of 30 days or risk over-subscription, it was recently revealed.

The Co-op throws down fixed rate bonds gauntlet

The gauntlet has been thrown down when it comes to fixed rate bonds, with the Co-operative Bank raising its interest rates on their fixed rate savings accounts by a minimum of 0.25 percentage points.

New online banking offer grabs top spot with headline rates

A new online banking offer from a Santander-owned savings provider has earned the top spot, offering a 3.6 per cent fixed rate for a period of 12 months.