Savings explained

Welcome to the Furness Savings Hub! Here you’ll find all money-saving advice and top tips to help you secure your financial future.

From first homes to dream weddings and holidays to home improvements, we’ve been helping families save for their future for over 150 years. 



It’s important to us that you understand all your options, so we can help you reach your savings goals sooner.  To assist you with your research, below you’ll find a number of helpful guides on how to save money, plus everything you need to know about savings accounts.

Savings help and articles


Teaching kids about money

Understanding how cash works from an early age can set your child up for financial happiness. Check out our top tips for teaching kids about money.

Top 5 ways to save money

Discover the best ways to save money with our top tips and start saving as part of your daily lifestyle.

Beginner's guide to money management

Follow this guide to help you keep you on track and in charge of your money each month.

Savings and mortgage base rates

As rising costs increase pressure on families, we explain what the Bank of England base rate is, and how it may affect savings and mortgages.

Building an emergency fund

Everything you need to know about an emergency fund - what it is, why you need one and how much you should save.

Comparing Easy Access Savings Accounts

From Cash ISAs to varying interest rates, here we break down the different easy access savings options available at Furness Building Society.

Reasons to open a Children’s Savings Account

Discover how saving money from a young age will benefit your young one and which Young Saver account would best suit your requirements.

How to improve your credit score

Where does the score come from, what does it mean and how can you improve it? Here, we break down everything you need to know to get your credit rating in good shape.

ISA Allowance explained

Whilst ISAs are a great tax-free savings option, there is a limit. Here we explain everything you should know about the ISA Allowance.

Choosing the right account

Not sure which savings account? With so many options to choose from, here are our six top tips for finding the right savings account for you.

What is ISA Season?

Here we break down ISA season to help you better understand what it is and how it can impact your savings.

Money-saving tips for charities and clubs

12 ways to improve funding for charities, community projects and local clubs.

Six Top Tips for Saving Money

Manage your finances better with these money saving tips to help you reach your post-pandemic savings goal quicker.

ISAs or Bonds?

Guide to ISAs and Bonds - which is right for you? Understand the main features of two of the most well known accounts.

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