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With the Bank of England raising interest rates for only the second time in a decade, James spoke to Daily Mail Consumer Affairs Editor, Lee Boyce, on what this means for savers

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/news/article-6018513/Bank-England-raises-rates-does-mean-homeowners-savers.html

With a rise in the Bank of England base rate predicted in August, James spoke to The Daily Mirror’s Simon Read on what a rate increase could mean for savers

https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/bills-rise-400-millions-thursday-13005116

With some high paying short term fixed rate deposits appearing on the market, James spoke to The Daily Mail’s Consumer Affairs Editor, Lee Boyce, about why only some banks offer them, how they compare to other offers in the market and whether we will see more of them

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-5994821/Rise-micro-fix-savings-accounts-terms-short-three-months.html

 

With Goldman Sachs preparing to launch their Marcus brand in to the UK, James spoke to The Daily Mail’s Consumer Affairs Editor, Lee Boyce, on the Bank’s US performance and what the arrival could mean for UK savers

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/saving/article-5892691/Meet-Marcus-savings-bank-Goldman-Sachs-attracted-20bn-deposits-US.html

In his July column for Around Town Magazines, James looks at whether Premium Bonds are primed for an interest rate cut, while straight forward instant savings accounts are a better deal for savers and rounds up the best rates in the market (p.34-35)

https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazines/docs/billericay_issuu_eb01e6ac124464

In his June column for Around Town Magazines, James looks at why the top paying Bank of Cyprus’ easy access account may not be the best choice for savers, Virgin Money’s new business savings account, why the Revolut card should travel with you this summer and rounds up the best rates in the market (p.34-35)

https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazines/docs/billericay_issuu_24d39340ea5914

James Blower spoke to Yourmoney’s Jo Faith on saving for children and grandchildren, including which accounts to look at, Junior ISAs and potential tax implications for savings on children’s accounts

http://www.yourmoney.com/saving-banking/56861/

 

In his May column, James looks at whether interest rates on savings are on the rise, the options TSB customers caught up by their IT problems and the latest form to announce they intend to become a bank

https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazines/docs/billericay_may_2018__44pp___hi_

Is Peer to Peer an alternative to Cash ISAs? James looks at whether peer to peer lending is a sensible alternative to saving in cash ISAs in this month’s Around Town Magazine (p.30 - 31

https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazines/docs/billericay_issuu_19742967d29a4a

Should you still consider Cash ISAs? Ahead of the tax year end, James looks at whether there is still a place for cash ISAs in his monthly column for Around Town Magazines (see p.28 – 29)

https://issuu.com/aroundtownmagazines/docs/billericay_issuu_0e040b25ef19d2