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If you're looking for a savings account provider, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. You've done some online research, but do you just look at the rates on offer, or are there other factors to consider?

University student

As exam results have recently been announced, your thoughts may have turned to university fees and living costs, and the need to save for your child or grandchild. But what's available to help you save for their future?

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That's the big question that a lot of people are asking right now. With refunds being issued for holidays that can't be taken, and fears of a second wave of Coronavirus on the way, would it be wise to wait until beyond 2021?

Incredibly, the fortieth anniversary of home computer banking will soon be upon us, but a lot has happened in those four decades. We take a look at the numerous developments that have taken us to online banking as we know it.

How many is too many? When it comes to savings accounts, is there such a thing as 'too many'? There are a number of good reasons for having multiple savings accounts and we look into the ways they can help you to save.

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Opening a joint account isn't just for couples. It can be for friends, colleagues and family members too. But there are some things that you should know before opening a joint account with someone who isn't your partner.

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Perhaps you're looking for a high interest ISA and you're comparing rates. That small difference in AER can make a big difference to the amount you'll get at the end of the term. We show you just how big a difference it makes.

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When you look at and compare interest rates for different savings accounts, you may have spotted 'AER', but what does it mean and how does it affect you? We have the details about these three very important letters.

It's a question you've probably been mulling over. And as Fixed Rate Bonds are for savers locking away their money for a set time, you want to know if a Fixed Rate Bond is right for you. We throw more light on the topic.

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