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29th January 2019

With Family Building Society launching a new best buy easy access savings account, toppling long term leader Marcus, James gives his view on the account to This Is Money’s George Nixon https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-6644019/Fa...

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December 2018

In his December column for Around Town Magazines, James looks at what is driving interest rates higher on easy access savings and the best options for families looking to gift money to children for Christmas (p.22 – 23) https://issuu.com/aroundto...

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September 2018

In his September column for Around Town Magazines, James looked at what the base rate increase, one month on, and what it had done for savers.  He also covered some of the new banks coming to market. (p.6 – 7) https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazine...

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25th January 2019

James joins the This Is Money team to talk all things savings in their latest podcast.  Everything you need to know about savings and why you should ditch the big banks! https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/podcast/article-6623269/Everything-need-...

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November 2018

In his November column for Around Town Magazines, James looks at what the Autumn Budget means for savers and the best paying easy access savings account since 2015 (p.20 – 21) https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazines/docs/issuu_681047c8d67372

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21st September 2018

With Goldman Sachs expected to announce the launch of their new UK savings bank, Marcus, next week, James Blower spoke to the BBC’s Simon Read about what impact they are likely to have in the savings market and whether their arrival is good news f...

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January 2019

In his January column for Around Town Magazines, James gives his six savings tips to maximise your savings in 2019 (p.22 – 23) https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazines/docs/issuu_4ecf45fe97fe50

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October 2018

In his October column for Around Town Magazines, James looks at why interest rates on savings are on the rise, the impact of Marcus and Islamic Banks (p.30 – 31) https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazines/docs/issuu_cc0be886dbaba7  

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12th September 2018

A decade on from the financial crisis, James Blower spoke to the BBC’s Simon Read about the affect on the savings market and the impact of the new wave of new banks to enter the market https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45483636

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28th December 2018

James gave his predictions and tips for savers in 2019 to The Daily Mail's Lee Boyce, as well as reviewing how his forecasts for 2018 turned out https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-6515761/Will-savings-rates-continue-nudge-higher-201...

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4th October 2018

With German mobile bank, N26, launching in the UK, James Blower spoke to The Daily Mail’s Lee Boyce, about whether it will be a hit here https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-6235667/New-mobile-bank-N26-Germany-launches-current-account...

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August 2018

In his August column for Around Town Magazines, James looks at whether base rate is about to rise for only the second time in a decade and the implications if it does, the FCA discussion paper on the cash savings market and enhancements to our web...

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