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1st April 2022

James spoke to Ed Magnus about the use of issue numbers by banks and a readers frustration about a new issue notice account from Shawbrook paying a higher rate than his Read more

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17th March 2022

What will the base rate increase mean for savers?  James shared his thoughts with This Is Money about what the 0.25% increase means for savers and the savings market Read more

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31st March 2022

With the cost of living increasing, and energy bills set to rise on average 54% from 1st April, James spoke to Vanessa Feltz about practical steps that consumers can take.  James is on from 24 minutes in Listen here

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15th March 2022

Research from Defaqto hightlights just 42 of 99 savings providers have raised rates in the past six weeks, incorporating the base rate increase.  James spoke to This Is Money about the reasons why providers haven't passed on the rise to saver...

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26th December 2021

 James spoke to The Times about why savers are likely to miss out on any uplift to interest rates, despite The Bank of England increasing Base Rate Read more

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28th March 2022

JP Morgan's app only bank, Chase, launches easy access savings paying 1.50%.  James spoke to This Is Money about how attractive the account is to savers and whether this would spark a savings price war Read more

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10th March 2022

Marcus increases the interest rate on its online easy access account to 0.70%.  James shares his thoughts with This Is Money on why he thinks they will need to go further in the coming weeks Read more

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21st December 2021

James spoke to The Daily Mail's Sylvia Morris about why the recent base rate increase is unlikely to provide good news to savers Read more

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24th March 2022

As Atom bank go top of easy access with an account paying 0.90%, James spoke to This Is Money about where rates are heading and when we might see 1% on easy access Read more

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4th January 2022

James spoke to The Daily Mail's Sylvia Morris about why big banks are not increasing interest rates on savings, despite the base rate rise Read more

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21st December 2021.

With NS&I increasing rates for the second time in just over a month, James spoke to This Is Money about why the increases won't stem the outflow of savings from NS&I Read more

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