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This comparison simply includes all savings accounts.

Nationwide
FlexDirect Current Account Nationwide
Open With £1000
Account Type Current Account
Interest AER 5.00%

Why we like it: 5.00% interest for 12 months on balances up to £2,500 for the first year. You must pay in £1,000 or more each month to receive interest (excluding transfers from any Nationwide account held by you or anyone else). 12 month fee-free arranged overdraft available. No monthly fee. Must be aged 18 or older.

RCI Bank
Freedom Savings Account RCI Bank
Min deposit £100
Term Instant Access
Interest AER 1.30%

Why we like it: MARKET LEADING RATE. No notice period. Deposit from £100. Interest paid monthly or annually. Apply in minutes.

Habib Bank Zurich
Fixed Rate Bond Habib Bank Zurich
Min deposit £1000
Term 1 Year
Interest AER 1.85%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1000. No withdrawals permitted. Apply online. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

Masthaven Bank
Flexible Term Saver Masthaven Bank
Min deposit £500
Term 30 Months
Interest AER 2.11%

Why we like it: 30 month term. Interest can be paid monthly or annually. Minimum deposit £500, Maximum deposit £250,000. No withdrawals permitted. FSCS Protected

RCI Bank
Fixed Rate Bond RCI Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 3 Years
Interest AER 2.31%

Why we like it: Save from £1,000 to £1,000,000. No withdrawals before the end of the term. RCI Bank are protected up to a total of €100,000 by the FGDR (Fonds de Garantie Dépôts et de Résolution), the French deposit protection scheme. Apply online.

Vanquis
Fixed Rate Bond Vanquis
Min deposit £1000
Term 4 Years
Interest AER 2.52%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1,000. Interest paid monthly or annually. Apply online. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

Vanquis
Fixed Rate Bond Vanquis
Min deposit £1000
Term 5 Years
Interest AER 2.70%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1,000. Interest paid monthly or annually. Apply online. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

Compare Darlington Building Society savings accounts

Getting the most out of your savings may depend on your savings account. If you want to find the best way to get more from your savings, you might want to review the savings options on offer with Darlington Building Society.

Instant Access Savings Accounts

Instant access accounts can help you stay flexible with your savings, by giving you the ability to make a withdrawal at any point and earn interest on your savings.

The Emerald and Instant Access accounts from Darlington Building Society both allow you to earn interest and access your savings whenever .

Notice Savings Accounts

Notice savings accounts can give you the opportunity to earn higher interest than instant access accounts. The trade-off for the better interest rate is that notice is required to make any withdrawal.

If you are willing to compromise access to your savings for the chance to get higher interest, you could open Darlington Building Society’s Member Exclusive 45 Day Account.  This provides slightly better interest than their instant access account but requires 45 days’ notice before a withdrawal.

Regular Savings Accounts

Putting money into your savings every month can help your savings grow quickly.

Darlington Building Society offer their Special Occasions Saver, which provides competitive interest but requires a certain amount of savings deposited every month.  

Fixed Rate Bonds

Fixed rate bonds provide higher rates of interest, providing no withdrawals are made for the life of the bond. The majority of fixed rate bonds run between 1 and 5 years; the longer fixed rate bonds often offer the better interest rates.

Darlington Building Society offer two fixed rate bonds, which pay monthly or annual interest at a competitive rate.

Cash ISAs

Cash ISAs provide the chance to earn up to £20,000 tax-free interest.

Darlington Building Society have two ISAs on offer:  their Cash ISA and Help to Buy ISA. Neither ISA offer the highest interest on the market, but the opportunity to earn tax-free interest up to £20,000 should not be ignored.

Latest news

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From January 2018 over 900,000 people who invested in pensioner bonds will start to see their bonds mature. Savers who have been enjoying 4% pa are going to get a shock when they look for comparable returns from cash in the current market. We have put together 5 ideas for your cash in 2018

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