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19th February 2021

Ahead of the budget, James shares his views on potential 'covid recovery bonds' being used to stimulate the economy Read more

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26th December 2020

2020 saw record levels of savings and interest rates hit all time lows for savers.  James talks to This Is Money's George Nixon about what 2021 has in store for the savings market, gives his three forecasts for the market and reviews his 2020 pred...

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29th September 2020

In the aftermath of 11 savings rate cuts in 24 hours, James spoke to This Is Money's George Nixon about the reasons for the market movements. https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-8784383/Best-buy-savings-rates-starting-fall-NS-after...

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11th February 2021

As Oxbury Bank opens its doors to savers, James spoke to George Nixon about the importance of new banks to savers and the savings market Read more

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26th November 2020

With Marcus announcing another cut to interest rates, James explains to This Is Money's George Nixon why NS&I rate cuts are still causing further falls in interest rates in the savings market Read more

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UEA Stories: James Blower

James spoke to the University of East Anglia about his time at university and his subsequent career. https://www.uea.ac.uk/stories/james-blower  

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17th February 2021

Tandem Bank has launched a 'green' easy access saver paying 0.50% that goes straight to the top of our best busy.  James spoke to The Telegraph's Will Kirkman about the account and why we are likely to see more cause based savings accounts in the ...

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2nd November 2020

As NS&I publish it's Q2 results, showing it smashed its funding target, George Nixon looks at whether their rates could be cut further.  James explains why the opposite may happen in 2021.  Read more

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2nd September 2020

Fixed rate savings are on the rise.  James spoke to Daily Mail's Sylvia Morris about the increases and why savers shouldn't tie up for longer than a year. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-8686085/Grab-fixed-rate-deal-Banks-offerin...

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30th January 2021

With JP Morgan confirming the launch of Chase in the UK, James spoke to This Is Money about what this means for the UK savings market   Read More

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19th October 2020

With DF Capital and JN Bank entering the savings market, This Is Money examines the new entrants and James shares his views on them. https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-8839319/Best-savings-rates-JN-Bank-UK-DF-Capital-launch-good-d...

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1st September 2020

As record amounts pour in to NS&I's premium bonds, James spoke to This Is Money's George Nixon about whether the inflows can be sustained or if NS&I will have to cut rates https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/saving/article-8685231/Could-N...

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