As you have said you are happy taking some risk to potentially gain more you might like to consider investments.
You can investigate your investment options above, or alternatively, return to our Savings Selector
FSCS - Protecting your money. Find out more
FSCS - Protecting your money
Your eligible deposits with Nationwide Building Society are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit protection scheme. This limit is applied to the total of any deposits you have with the following: Nationwide Building Society, Cheshire Building Society, Derbyshire Building Society, Dunfermline Building Society and Nationwide UK (Ireland). Any total deposits you hold above the £85,000 limit between these brands are not covered.