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Should interest investors seeking a decent return on the cash component of a diversified portfolio
Thursday 06 Oct 2016 Author: Daniel Coatsworth

Nationwide’s FlexDirect current account is offering 5% fixed interest for 12 months on up to £2,500 cash. This may appeal to someone with a diversified investment portfolio who wants a proportion of assets locked away as a cash buffer for unforeseen events. You need pay in £1,000+ per month. After 12 months the rate falls to a measly 1% annual interest.

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