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How a regular saver can get you into the savings habit

Having a savings safety net in place is a really good idea. By building up a bit of a buffer, you are better able to deal with any sudden emergency spending that might come up - replacing a broker boiler for example - or deal with a change in circumstances, such as losing your job or falling ill.

Which ISA is right for you?

The ISA - or Individual Savings Account - is perhaps the UK’s favourite form of savings deal. In the 2017-18 tax year, savers subscribed to around 10.8m ISA accounts according to figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

How Bank of England base rate increases could affect you

The Bank of England’s base rate is the rate of interest we pay on the reserves held by banks at the Bank of England. Banks normally pass this rate onto customers, which affects the amount savers earn and borrowers pay.