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Inflation fell to a four-year low in December 2013

Inflation falls to Bank target for first time in 4 years

The consumer prices index fell to 2.0 per cent in December, the first time it has reached the Bank of England target since November 2009.

ISA News

ISA season 2013: The top 20 fixed rate cash ISAs

Make the most of this year's ISA allowance

Our latest feature gives a rundown of the top 20 fixed rate cash ISA deals available ahead of the ISA deadline. Invest up to £5,640 tax-free.

ISA Season 2013: ISA savers urged to switch to a better deal

If your ISA bonus rate has expired switch to a better deal

With the ISA deadline fast approaching if you took out an ISA with a bonus rate last year you need to switch to a better deal to make the most of your savings.

ISA countdown: How to invest in a self-select ISA

62% of ISA savers have never switched providers

ISA season 2013: The best investment ISA options

How to invest in a stocks and shares ISA

Leeds BS launch ISAs that offer access to top savings account

ISA Season 2013: The top ten instant-access cash ISAs

Savings News

Virgin Money plans to enter UK current account market

Sir Richard Branson plans for Virgin Money to enter current account market

Virgin Money is planning to enter the UK current account market in 2014 and hopes to cement its position as a leading player in UK financial services.

RBS finance director Nathan Bostock quits after just 10 weeks

Nathan Bostock has quit the taxpayer owned bank, RBS

Nathan Bostock, the Finance Director of the Royal bank of Scotland has quit the role after just 10 weeks in the job to move to rival bank Santander.

NatWest and Ulster Bank customers unable to access accounts

Bank of England keeps rates at record low

Autumn Statement: Government borrowing to be revised down

RBS admits decades of underinvestment cause of IT problems

Brits withdraw savings at fastest pace for 40 years

ONS to say Q3 GDP growth unchanged at 0.8%

Finance In-depth

Autumn Statement: Government borrowing to be revised down

George Osborne presents his Autumn Statement on Thursday 5th December

The Office for Budget Responsibility will upgrade GDP growth forecasts and downgrade government borrowing estimates when George Osborne presents his Autumn Statement tomorrow.

The best current accounts to move your money to

Will you switch current accounts?

The new 7-day switching guarantee was introduced yesterday and should lead to millions more people switching current accounts, but what are the best options?

Student Finances: The top five student bank accounts for 2013

Forward Guidance: How will it affect savers and investors?

Aviva Family Finances Report: Savings up but debt levels rise

The top ten fixed rate savings bonds for 2013

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