Back in January, we asked ‘Do Premium Bonds make a good gift for children?’ But National Savings and Investments (NS&I) offer other products too.
What are they and should they hold a place in your portfolio?
A brief history of NS&I
First though, a brief history. Established in 1861 and formerly known as the Post Office Savings Bank and National Savings, NS&I currently has 25 million customers and investments worth £167 billion.
By investing in NS&I you are effectively lending money to the government. It is this that accounts ...