start your saving journey

Maybe you need to put money aside for a rainy day or an emergency. Or perhaps you want to save for something to look forward to.

Learn how to get started with saving with guidance from YBS.

Budget calculator

Use our tool to work out your living expenses and make a budget.

How to start saving money

Not saved before? Find out how to get started with saving.

Savings goal calculator

Plan for the future with our savings goal calculator.

How much of my salary should I save?

There’s no right answer to how much you can save. Learn tips that may help.

What is an emergency fund?

A pot of money could help you avoid borrowing in the future.

Saving a lump sum

Got a chunk of money to save? Find out some of your options here.

Get the most from your rainy day fund

Money saved in a current account? Find out how you may be able to get more from it.

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Learn about savings accounts

Get started by learning how our main types of savings account work.

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What is a Cash ISA?

If you’ve never used a Cash ISA before, find out how they work here.

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What is a Fixed Rate Bond?

What is a bond anyway? Learn how this type of savings accounts works.

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What is a regular savings account?

Want to get into the habit of saving?

Find out how a regular savings account works.

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Easy and instant access accounts

About easy access and instant access accounts, and the difference between them.

Festive savings

Stay safe and save money as the festive period approaches!

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Avoiding parcel delivery scams

Doing lots of online shopping? Discover how to spot a scam.

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Saving tips for Christmas

From Secret Santa to homemade gifts, find out how to make the festive period a little cheaper.
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Money saving challenges

Want to save but struggling to start the habit? Start the new year with a savings challenge.

Want some help?

If you’d like help with your application, or you can’t decide which savings account is best for you, please give us a call. We’re always happy to help.

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You’re well protected

Our savings accounts are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme – the UK’s deposit guarantee scheme. This means the eligible deposits you pay into your Yorkshire Building Society savings account are protected up to a total of £85,000.
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