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25th June 2020

As NS&I leads the way in some of the best buy tables, James spoke to This Is Money about whether their rates can be sustained https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-8452059/NS-reveals-savers-cost-887m-year-borrowing-costs-low.html

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7th May 2020

The Bank of England have suggested that base rate will remain at historic lows for years.  James shares his views on why this is unlikely to lead to further significant falls in the rates on offer to savers https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/sav...

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3rd April 2020

James gives his advice to a This Is Money reader looking to save some money who doesn’t need access to it for a few years https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/experts/article-8171659/Chelsea-Bonds-Infinity-Bonds-paying-27-good-true.html

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23rd June 2020

With savings platforms reporting strong growth during the coronavirus, James spoke to This Is Money’s George Nixon about the reasons driving new customers to these platforms https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-8447449/Online-saving...

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27th April 2020

As the Bank of England unveils a new scheme to support bank lending to SMEs, James shares his thoughts on why this is unlikely to impact the savings rates on offer from challenger banks https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-8253927/W...

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27th March 2020

With Marcus venturing in to fixed rate bonds, James spoke to George Nixon about the reasons why the US giant has made this move https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-8159443/Best-savings-rates-Marcus-Bank-launches-1-45-one-year-fixed-r...

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5th June 2020

As Marcus launches a 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond with lower pricing than its easy access account, James explains what this suggests about where Marcus’ pricing is going and what’s happening in the savings market https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/sav...

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21st April 2020

With record numbers of accounts being withdrawn from the market, James gives his views on where savings rates are going https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-8237405/Record-180-savings-accounts-disappeared-March-Nationwide-cut-261-ra...

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26th March 2020

James spoke to The Daily Mail’s George Nixon about what the Bank of England’s new Term Funding Scheme is likely to mean for savers https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-8147509/How-Bank-Englands-cheap-cash-affect-savings-rates.html

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14th May 2020

People claiming Universal Credit can also access Help to Save, a savings account which the government gives a 50% bonus on savings up to £50 per month.  James shares why he thinks the upsurge in Universal Credit won’t result in a comparable increa...

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14th April 2020

With savings platforms reporting a large influx of new savers, James spoke to This is Money about the reasons behind this https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-8205287/Savings-platforms-saw-surge-coronavirus-caused-market-havoc-March...

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19th March 2020

With the Bank of England announcing another emergency cut to base rate, reducing it to 0.10%, James spoke to The Daily Mail about what it means for savers and the interest rate on their savings https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-813...

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