Guides

18/01/2019 | Savings
Premium bonds are a savings vehicle provided by National Savings and Investments (NS&I). They don’t earn interest like other savings accounts but are instead entered into a monthly prize draw.
18/01/2019 | Savings
Getting a decent return from your savings takes more than putting money in the first account you come across. Choose poorly and you won’t come anywhere near to securing the best rate, so how can you make sure you get the best returns possible?
18/01/2019 | Savings
Get into the saving habit by getting an emergency fund together. This guide tells you all you need to know, including which type of savings account is best.
18/01/2019 | Mortgages
In today's world, where a growing number of people face the prospect of working well into their retirement years, it is hardly surprising that more people aged 70 and over are looking to secure mortgage deals. Find out more in this handy guide.
18/01/2019 | Savings
If you are a UK Taxpayer, you have to pay Income Tax on most types of savings accounts (Cash ISAs being the main exception).
18/01/2019 | Offshore savings
If you’ve decided to take the plunge and start a new life abroad, there’s one key thing you need to do – make sure your finances are in order.
18/01/2019 | ISAs
Since the introduction of the lifetime ISA (LISA) in April 2017, those who are eligible have two options to save for their first home deposit with the help of a Government bonus and without paying tax – the Help to Buy ISA and the LISA.
18/01/2019 | Savings
Find out where your bank or building society is licenced, and what deposit protection guarantees you’ll get if they go bust (includes UK Crown dependencies).
18/01/2019 | ISAs
If you’re looking for a savings account, chances are ISAs have sprung to mind. But, have you considered an investment ISA? Probably not, with research finding that 48% of respondents don’t know the difference between the two.
18/01/2019 | Investments
Land banking schemes promise big returns once planning permission has been granted on undeveloped land. However, many investors have lost out…