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4th June 2021

Aldermore Bank go 0.15% clear of the market with a new 1 Year Fixed best buy paying 1%.  James spoke to This Is Money about whether rivals will follow suit or if rising savings rates will bottom out soon Read more

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22nd May 2021

A saver with Atom Bank missed out on £100 in interest after the bank dramatically increased their rate the day after he invested.  James spoke to The Telegraph's Will Kirkman about the incident and explained why the rise in rates was likely t...

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18th March 2021

As the end of the tax year approaches, James spoke to The Daily Mail's Sylvia Morris about ISAs and whether savers should still consider using them for cash savings Read more

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1st June 2021

As money continues to pour in to Premium Bonds, James spoke to This Is Money about whether a rate cut might be necessary for the nation's favourite savings product Read more

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30th April 2021

As Sainsbury's publishes its annual results, James spoke to This Is Money about Sainsbury's Bank £2bn slump in lending and what the likely future for the Bank is Read more

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1st March 2021

HM Treasury announce the issuance of 'green savings bonds' via NS&I.  James spoke to This Is Money about the rise of green savings and what the bonds are likely to look like Read more

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28th May 2021

With 21 million of us holding £107.5bn in Premium Bonds, they are the nation's most popular savings product.  However, 43% of the Bonds are owned by just 4.3% of the holders and almost 16m savers have never won a prize.  James spoke...

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16th April 2021

Following Marcus opening their easy access ISA to new customers, Kent Reliance have moved top of the best buys.  Will this spark a price war?  James spoke to This Is Money Read more

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25th February 2021

This Is Money spoke to a panel of experts - former pensions minister Baroness Altmann, AJ Bell CEO Andy Bell and Savings Guru Founder James Blower - about what reforms the Chancellor should make to ISAs in the forthcoming budget Read more

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23rd May 2021

A Freedom of Information Request reveals that 15.9m Premium Bond holders have never won a prize.  James spoke to The Telegraph's Will Kirkman about the whether Premium Bonds were a good investment. Read more

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11th March 2021

One year on from the last Bank of England Base Rate, James looks back on what has happened to savings rates with This is Money's George Nixon  Read more

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24th February 2021

TSB Gold customers have been given two month's notice of the loss of free perks on their account.  James shares his views on the new £15 per month charge with The Telegraph's Will Kirkman, and offers alternative accounts for TSB customers to consi...

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