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Easy Access Cash ISAs

Flexible Cash ISA

from Ford Money

Interest Rate (AER) 1.00%
  • Term: Easy Access

Withdraw money whenever you want, without any notice or penalties

  • Minimum deposit £1
  • Interest can be paid monthly or annually
  • Unlimited deposits and withdrawals permitted
  • Transfers in allowed
  • FSCS Protected
  • Must be 16 or over to apply

Calculate your interest with this plan

Your savings:
£
You could gain:
£0.00 (per tax year)

Instant Access Cash ISA

from Royal Bank of Scotland

Interest Rate (AER) Up to 0.75%
  • Term: Instant Access

Rates are tiered: 0.10% pa (£1 - £9,900); 0.25% pa (£10,000 - £24,999); 0.50% pa (£25,000 - £49,999); 0.75% pa (£50,000+)

  • Instant Access
  • Open from £1
  • Online, phone or branch access
  • Transfers allowed in – bring all your cash ISAs together in one place
  • Must be a UK resident
  • Must be 16 or over

Instant Access Cash ISA

from NatWest

Interest Rate (AER) Up to 0.75%
  • Term: Instant Access

Rates are tiered: 0.10% pa (£1 - £9,900); 0.25% pa (£10,000 - £24,999); 0.50% pa (£25,000 - £49,999); 0.75% pa (£50,000+)

  • Instant access – manage your account by phone, in-branch and online
  • Open from £1
  • Transfers allowed in – bring all your cash ISAs together in one place
  • Must be 16 or over
  • Must be a UK resident

30 Day Notice Cash ISAs

from Aldermore

Interest Rate (AER) 1.05%
  • Term: Easy Access

'Winner' – ISA Provider of the Year for the 5th year running Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2011-15

  • Early withdrawals are permitted subject to loss of interest equivalent to the notice period
  • Open account with £1000

Calculate your interest with this plan

Your savings:
£
You could gain:
£0.00 (per tax year)

35 Day Notice Cash ISA

from Bank of Cyprus

Interest Rate (AER) 0.75%
  • Term: Easy Access

Why we like it: Bank of Cyprus UK offer a great Easy Access ISA with a top rate of interest. You are covered by the UK FSCS scheme.

  • Access to funds subject to 35 days notice
  • Open account with £500

Calculate your interest with this plan

Your savings:
£
You could gain:
£0.00 (per tax year)

Halifax Instant Access ISA

Halifax is a British bank operating as a trading division of Bank of Scotland, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group. It is the UK's largest provider of residential mortgages and savings accounts and came 5th overall in the British Bank Awards 2016.

Is an Instant Access ISA right for you?

Instant Access ISAs offer a flexible way to save but generally offer low interest rates as a trade-off for that freedom. If you think you’ll need constant access to your savings then this account is perfect for you as many other accounts require you to tie up your money for a period or have restrictions regarding withdrawals.

They also generally require lower minimum deposits, often just a £1. Meaning anyone can begin saving. Check with your provider for further details.

Halifax Instant Access ISA Review

Features:

  • Opening balance of £1
  • No restriction on withdrawal
  • Transfers accepted
  • ISA transfers into their cash ISAs benefit from our ISA Promise. As part of this, we'll pay you interest while your funds are being transferred
  • Flexible ISA rules allow you to withdraw money and replace it later in the same tax year, without losing any of your tax-free entitlement.
  • Qualifying account for the Halifax Savers Prize Draw
  • Manage and top up your ISA online, in branch or over the phone

Overall this account offers a flexible option for saving and chance to win prizes every month offers a fine incentive. The ISA promise means you can start earning interest immediately and few accounts offer this sort of guarantee.

How to Choose an Instant Access ISA

There is a wide range of instant access or easy access ISA account deals to choose from, so we have highlighted some of the features to look out for:

1.You must be UK resident of 16 years or over for tax purposes and have a UK national insurance number to qualify for this sort of account

2.To qualify for a cash ISA you can’t have taken out another cash ISA or used your full annual ISA allowance in a stocks and shares ISA and/or an innovative finance ISA during the current tax year

3.The interest rates paid on instant access ISAs tend to be comparatively low compared to fixed-rate ISAs or other types of savings accounts. The trade-off is that you get easy, fast access to your cash whenever you need it. Make sure you shop around to find the instant access ISA with the best current rates, and be prepared to switch providers if rates change

4.Some instant access ISA providers offer incentives to those opening a new account. This may mean that you'll be offered an increased rate of interest for a fixed duration or a bonus if you transfer your old cash ISA balance to the new provider. Savers should bear in mind that the ongoing interest rate may not be competitive, so get ready to switch to a different ISA provider once any incentives or bonuses have been paid.

5.Some instant access cash ISA providers pay interest on a monthly basis, while others do so on a quarterly or annual basis. Make sure you know which calculation method will be used before signing up for an instant access ISA

Important Risk Information:

This website contains information only and does not constitute advice or a personal recommendation in any way whatsoever. The value of investments and income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the full amount invested. The tax efficiency of ISAs is based on current tax law and there is no guarantee that tax rules will stay the same in the future.

Different types of investment carry different levels of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. Please ensure that you read the Important Risk Information for further details. Prior to making any decision to invest, you should ensure that you are familiar with the risks associated with a particular investment and should read the product literature. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of a particular investment, both in respect of its objectives and its risk profile, you should seek independent financial advice.

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