October Savings Round Up

At the start of September, the best 1 Year Fixed rate from a non-Sharia provider, who typically dominate the best buy tables, was the 1.95% payed by SmartSave. This month, the best rate is 1.80% from Zenith Bank or 1.76% from Ikano Bank.

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September Savings Round Up

I wrote in last month’s column about falling interest rates and August was another month where we witnessed a number of providers cutting their interest rates on savings.

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August savings round up

Each month, James writes a column for Around Town and BeauLieu Magazines, which go out to around 60,000 homes and businesses in Essex.  This is his August column.

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CROWDSTACKER has appointed James Blower

CROWDSTACKER has appointed James Blower, founder of The Savings Guru, as an advisor to its board to assist with product development. Blower will help the peer-to-peer business lender develop and launch a suite of new services, including what he c...

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Revver is the first new bank of 2019

Revverbank has become the first new bank to be authorised by the Bank of England and Prudential Regulation Authority in 2019, having been granted ‘authorisation with restrictions’ late in June. 

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July Savings Round Up

Smart Save Bank return with best 1 Year Fixed Rate, Best business savings rate for a year, HSBC offers £175 cash bonus to switchers, Billericay Summerfest and the World’s Fastest Tuk Tuk

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June Savings Round Up

It’s been a very quiet month at the top of the best buy tables with no changes to the headline rates, with the exception of notice accounts where Secure Trust Bank have leapfrogged Hampshire Trust Bank with their 90 day notice account paying 1.92%.

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May Savings Round Up

If you keep an eye on best buys, you’d be forgiven for thinking that last month was a quiet month in the market, as headline rates have barely changed in the past few weeks.

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April Savings Round Up

It’s been a busy few weeks in the savings market and at Savings Guru HQ with a host of rate changes, two new banks entering the market and an awards evening! 

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Chetwood Financial Launch

Having been starved of new savings bank launches since the high water mark of 2017, aside from Marcus in September 2018, we have now seen two in a matter of weeks.

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