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    • kingrulzuk
    • By kingrulzuk 17th Mar 17, 10:36 AM
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    Where is the best place to park my savings?
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    • 17th Mar 17, 10:36 AM
    Where is the best place to park my savings? 17th Mar 17 at 10:36 AM
    Hi all
    I and my wife are just back from a short trip from India and we loved it so much that we want to travel all around India and spend a year or 2 living and working there.

    I will put the house on the market next month and I should get after paying the bank and fees something around 70k and I also have 15k savings

    My question is where should I put all the savings together as I will not touch it for next 2 years?

    Thank you

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    • Jo Blogs
    • By Jo Blogs 17th Mar 17, 10:53 AM
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    One possibility that comes to mind is NS&i income bonds. Present interest rate 1%, until 30th April, 2017, then it drop to 0.75% from 1st May.

    Check the T&C's before applying
    Saved Nitty Gritty 7440.75 [149%] / 5000-[Sep] 58.44 for the 'Save 12k in 2017' #157
    2017 Womble #35 3463.27 Sept NSDs 4/15CCCChl 9/12 months
    Sept PPChl#002 Pts 71
    • Jibeddy
    • By Jibeddy 17th Mar 17, 11:44 AM
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    You could take a look at these accounts if you won't be touching the savings for 2 years.
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