With the Bank of England and UK Finance both announcing increases in savings balances held with UK banks, James spoke to The Daily Mail’s George Nixon about what’s driving the increase and what trends have happened in the savings market in the past 12 months
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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
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.
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 accounts
With the top four easy access rates all being cut or withdrawn in the past week, James spoke to George Nixon about the outlook for savers
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.
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
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
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.
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
James spoke to The Daily Mail’s Sylvia Morris, about why long term fixed rate savings interest rates are falling
Keep, a new auto savings platform has appointed James Blower as a board advisor