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28th September 2019

With Coventry Building Society launching a new 2.50% regular savings account, James spoke to Steve Little at Moneywise and gave his view on how it compared to others in the market and shared why he thinks savers should consider regular savings acc...

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10th September 2019

With the top four easy access rates all being cut or withdrawn in the past week, James spoke to George Nixon about the outlook for savers https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-7447475/Will-savings-rates-falling-dropping-Marcuss-cut.html

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5th August 2019

Are building societies better than banks for savers?  James Blower gave his verdict to George Nixon at The Daily Mail and explained why the new entrant banks have been a savers best friend in recent years. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving...

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27th September 2019

As Sainsbury’s Bank follows Tesco in exiting the savings market, James spoke to The Daily Mail’s George Nixon about why the supermarkets had failed to compete successfully against the big 4 bank and what role they can play in the UK banking market...

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3rd September 2019

ith a no deal Brexit a distinct proposition, James spoke to The Daily Mail’s George Nixon about what savers could do to prepare for such a scenario https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/news/article-7402859/Steps-help-finances-youre-worried-no-deal-B...

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19th July 2019

A freedom of information request discovered that savers paid more than £1m in penalties exiting Lifetime ISAs.  James Blower shared his views on the figures and why the LISA needs reforming and simplifying. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/savin...

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17th September 2019

With fixed rate bond savings rates falling across the summer, James spoke to The Daily Mail’s George Nixon about what is driving it and what savers should do https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-7468833/Almost-half-banks-cut-fixed-rat...

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27th August 2019

James spoke to The Daily Mail’s Sylvia Morris, about why long term fixed rate savings interest rates are falling https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-7400089/Savers-warned-against-locking-money-away-easy-access-accounts-outshine-fixed...

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12th July 2019

Keep, a new auto savings platform has appointed James Blower as a board advisor https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-7236237/New-platform-Kepe-says-itll-automatically-switch-better-savings-rates.html

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12th September 2019

With Al-Rayan Bank launching a new top paying easy access savings account, James spoke to Moneywise’s Steve Little about why this could be a good account for savers to try a Sharia provider and why they should move quickly if they wish to do so h...

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8th August 2019

With DIY investing platform, AJ Bell, joining the calls for simplification of ISAs, James Blower gives his views on their proposals and why ISA implication is needed. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/investing/article-7326985/AJ-Bell-calls-Gover...

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13th June 2019

James gives his verdict on Shepherds Friendly 5 Year ‘Bond’ to The Daily Mail’s George Nixon and explains why savers should give it a miss https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-7104017/Does-look-like-savings-account-Shepherds-Friendly-...

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