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    • NAOMIL
    • By NAOMIL 8th Feb 18, 1:11 PM
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    • 8th Feb 18, 1:11 PM
    Easy access savings 8th Feb 18 at 1:11 PM
    Hi there
    We've recently re-mortgaged on our buy-to-let property and released some equity. This equity (under 80k) is now sitting in savings account that I've had forever which is paying no interest whatsoever...or so little that it's pretty much nothing.
    We are trying to sell our home (different property from the buy-to-let which we've released the equity from) to buy somewhere else (hopefully very soon!) so we will need quick access to this cash once that all goes through.
    Could you clever peeps advise where it would be best to put this cash for a short period to maximise the value? I feel a bit of an idiot keeping it in a crappy savings account!
    Thanks in advance!!
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    • PeacefulWaters
    • By PeacefulWaters 8th Feb 18, 1:15 PM
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    • 8th Feb 18, 1:15 PM
    Some helpful links at the top of this very page.
    • xylophone
    • By xylophone 8th Feb 18, 1:21 PM
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    • 8th Feb 18, 1:21 PM
    http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/article-1583859/Best-savings-rates-General-savings-Internet-branch.html
    • Kim_13
    • By Kim_13 8th Feb 18, 2:13 PM
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    • 8th Feb 18, 2:13 PM
    You may find the MSE guide to the best easy access savings accounts of interest: https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/savings/savings-accounts-best-interest
    Sealed Pot 11 #520 ~ /100
    VSP 2018 #9 ~ 19.55/180.00
    CCCC 2018 #1 ~ 20.75/180.00
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