Savings: Savers get boost after launch of new Poppy ISA from Coventry Building Society

The Coventry Building SocietyThe savings market has been given a boost following the launch of a new Cash ISA (Individual Savings Account) from the Coventry Building Society. Chart topping The Poppy ISA was first launched last Wednesday with an interest rate of 2.5%, however, this was quickly increased to 2.6%, pushing it to the top of the best buy savings tables. The rate of 2.6% includes a bonus of 0.60% for the first year; experts have warned that whilst ...

SIPPs: Investment Sense extends its SIPP deposit account best buy table

Our popular SIPP deposit account best buy table has been extended to include even more banks, with over accounts 100 now shown, all available for SIPPs. The latest update has seen SIPP deposit accounts from the Co-operative Bank, Punjab National Bank, and Bank of Baroda added to the list, extending the choice for SIPP investors. All four newly added banks are members of the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) providing protection for investors, up to £85,000, in the event of a default....

Bank Holiday boredom? 5 financial jobs to tackle

The plethora of Bank Holidays coming up over the next few weeks will hopefully give you the chance to a bit of 'R & R'. However, it could also be an excellent time to tackle a few financial jobs that you may have been putting off for a while. We thought we'd help you along with five things you could take a look at over the longe weekends ahead. 1. Review your savings So many people are getting a poor rate of interest on their savings; did you shop about for the best rate a few months or even years ago and then do ...