10 things you need to know about making a savings claim to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
If your bank or building society were to go bust, how should you claim against the FSCS or Financial Services Compensation Scheme?

If you have money in a bank or building society savings account, current account or with a credit union, your money is likely to be protected by the UK's savings compensation scheme. If the bank, building society or credit union goes bust, how do you make your claim?

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Five ways to get a higher rate of interest or a better return on your savings
Some current accounts pay a great rate of interest on savings. What other options are there?

If you have money in savings accounts, how can you increase the amount you get? With savings rates so low, your options are limited. But you may be able to switch your current account, try a regular savings account or even consider a peer-to-peer lender.

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More savers are turning to peer-to-peer lenders to make money, but how is your money protected?
The interest rate from sites like Zopa, Ratesetter and Funding Circle are much higher than you’d earn in a bank, but what should you look out for?

How do you fancy the idea of earning up to 6% interest on your money? Sounds appealing? Thought as much! That’s not an unusual return for people who lend money via ‘peer-to-peer’ lending sites such as Zopa, Ratesetter and Funding Circle. But you’re money’s not protected if the site goes bust and there’s a shortfall.

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