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MoneyVista helps savers beat inflation

Three quarters (76%) of the UK's 3,345 savings accounts pay less than the rate of inflation according to Moneyfacts.

Clydesdale Bank International adds bonus to 95 Day Account

Guernsey-based Clydesdale Bank International has added a special bonus to its 95 day Notice Account, increasing the rate to 2.10% for a limited period. The bonus will be paid to both new and existing customer on balances until 31st December 2012.

First anniversary for the Yorkshire's top savings account

Yorkshire Building Society savers have voted with their feet - and their passbooks - in favour or a traditional branch-based account.

Cheshire and Derbyshire Building Societies reward regular saving

From today, the Cheshire and Derbyshire Building Societies are launching new issues of the Platinum Monthly Saver, a competitive account aimed at savers looking to build up a nest egg by putting money aside on a regular basis.

Post Office launches best in market online savings rate

The Post Office has announced the launch of a new issue of its popular Online Saver account. The account offers 3.17% AER making it the best in the market place. The new issue is available immediately.

Sainsbury's Bank launches three new fixed rate savings accounts

Sainsbury's Bank is launching three new fixed rate savings accounts. The one-, two- and three-year accounts will pay 3.15% Gross AER (variable), 3.50% Gross AER (variable) and 3.75% Gross AER (variable) respectively.

Best buy, penalty free instant access postal account is back

Leeds Building Society has launched Issue 2 of its popular Unlimited Access Postal Account, paying a current best buy rate of 2.75% gross p.a./ AER.

Saga launches Internet Saver Issue 4 online savings account

Saga Personal Finance announces the launch of the Saga Internet Saver Issue 4, an easy access savings account, rewarding savers with balances of £20,000 or more with an attractive AER of 3.05% variable.

NS&I's Investment Account with improved interest rate

NS&I's Investment Account returns to general sale with an increased interest rate of 0.75% (the account previously paid 0.2%-0.3% gross/AER).

Regular savings habit builds best foundation for savers

Savers setting up a regular standing order or Direct Debit into a savings account will be ahead of the game when it comes to building a savings pot, according to data and research from first direct.

AA Savings launches Telephone Easy Access tiered savings account

A new variable Telephone Easy Access savings account has been launched by AA Savings.

Close Brothers Savings Premium Gold fixed rate deposit account

Close Brothers Savings, part of specialist financial services group Close Brothers, has this week launched a new Premium Gold fixed term deposit account paying a fixed rate of 4.00% AER.

New 75 Day Notice account from the Nationwide Group

The Cheshire, Derbyshire and Dunfermline Building Societies, all part of the Nationwide Group, have launched 75 Day Notice - Issue 2.

Up to 298 times more interest by changing savings account regularly

The Bank of England base rate has now been at its historic low of 0.50% for over three years during which time savers have had no choice but to put up with low returns.

Leeds Diamond Saver account pays 2.65% with 100% access

Leeds Building Society's new Diamond Saver instant access account pays a highly competitive rate of 2.65% gross/ AER, and the Society is also targeting a £5,000 donation to charity.