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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 National Counties Building Society savings accounts

Opening the right savings account is integral to helping your savings grow quickly. The best savings account for you will depend on a number of factors including your personal circumstances and savings goals.

National Counties Building Society has a wealth of savings options that may help you.

Easy Access Savings Accounts

Easy access savings accounts can keep you flexible with your savings. With an easy access account you can earn interest whilst enjoying unlimited withdrawals from your savings.

National Counties Building Society has a number of easy access accounts, which have different interest rates and maximum balance.

Notice Savings Accounts

Notice savings accounts will ask you to sacrifice some flexibility for the chance of getting higher interest, as they will usually need a number of days’ notice to make a withdrawal.

The notice savings account from National Counties Building Society has slightly higher interest than their instant access account and requires 45 days’ notice for a withdrawal.

Cash ISAs

If you want to earn tax-free interest then a Cash ISA may be a good option.  A cash ISA could be useful, if you have a substantial amount of savings and you are likely to earn multiple thousands of pounds worth of interest. This is because cash ISAs give you the opportunity to earn up to £20,000 tax-free interest.

The cash ISA from the National Counties Building Society gives you the option to withdraw from your savings at any point, as well as earn up to £20,000 tax-free interest.  It should be noted that cash ISAs rarely have the best interest rates on the market, but the opportunity to earn tax-free interest cannot be ignored.

Latest news

Pensioner Bond Maturity - 5 Ideas For Your Cash

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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