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Why we like it: Earn 1.00% AER (variable) interest on balances up to a maximum of £20,000. Up to 3% CASHBACK on various household bills. Monthly fee of £5. Cashback capped at £5 for each cashback tier each month. Must pay in £500 pm.
Finding the best current account
While the average easy access savings account is paying just under 0.4% interest, surprisingly some of the best interest-earning accounts in the UK market presently are current accounts.
With a number of banks keen to attract new customers some high interest current accounts are paying competitive interest. These accounts have different criteria and we have summarised below some of the most attractive accounts currently on offer:
Santander 123 Account »
Whilst general interest rates are low some banks and building societies are offering high interest current accounts as an alternative. Santander's 123 Current Account offers a rate of 1.00% AER for savings.
- Fixed interest on balances up to £20,000 - 1.00% AER
- £5 monthly fee
- Up to 3% cashback on household bills
- Must pay in £500 per month
- FSCS Protected
For more information and to apply for Santander 123 Account