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Martin Lewis explains why savers should lock in fixed rates ‘now’ ahead of Base Rate rise | Personal Finance | Finance [Video]

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With the  Base Rate forecast to increase again on February 2, many may be questioning whether a fixed rate  account is a good option to garner the best returns right now. Financial Journalist addressed the query on The Money Show this evening.

Fixed rate savings accounts can add another layer of certainty to savings, as savers are able to lock in the rate offered at the time of opening the account.

This means the bank or building society cannot change the interest rate during the term of the bond, which works well for account holders hoping to save long-term.

However, while savings rates are typically influenced …

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"The Last of Us" irresponsibly promotes a fear of mushrooms [Video]

Esteemed mycologist Paul Stamets claims that science fiction TV series The Last of Us is "exploiting mycophobia: the fear of fungi when mushrooms could actually "save the world," as he explains in the TED Talk below. From the Daily Grail: The use of a zombifying fungus in the storyline wasreportedly inspiredby a segment on[the mushroom