Articles tagged "banks"

  • Banks
    Last updated: 30/06/2010 - 10:35
    News by Faith Glasgow

    Millions of savers will soon get a fairer deal with their cash ISAs when providers are forced to speed up transfers and clearly publish interest rates on statements. Faith Glasgow reports.

  • 'bank' sign
    Last updated: 28/06/2010 - 16:57
    Article by Nathalie Bonney

    With fee-paying accounts now the norm rather than the exception, Nathalie Bonney asks whether the benefits are worth paying for and how you can make sure you get the best deal.

  • Osborne unveils bank levy
    Last updated: 22/06/2010 - 17:23
    News by Sarah Modlock

    The coalition government will introduce a new levy on UK banks and building societies from 1 January 2011.

  • How to switch current account
    Last updated: 07/03/2011 - 11:25
    News by Esther Armstrong

    People are more likely to switch the football team they support than switch their current account. But that needn't be the case, Esther Armstrong shows you how.

  • banks vs building society
    Last updated: 25/08/2011 - 08:46
    Article by Rebecca Atkinson

    Building societies are typically seen as more trustworthy than their money-grabbing, sales-driven counterparts, but they are still struggling to survive, says Rebecca Atkinson.

  • Last updated: 27/05/2010 - 14:16

    Customers with basic bank accounts will face limits on counter withdrawals and internet transfers as Alliance & Leicester and HSBC join other banks in imposing harsher rules.

  • Northern Rock umbrella
    Last updated: 24/05/2010 - 18:57
    News by Rhian Nicholson

    The government has lifted its 100 per cent guarantee on all variable rate accounts at Northern Rock as the beleaguered bank slowly returns to health.

  • Fee paying account
    Last updated: 21/06/2010 - 11:33
    News by Esther Armstrong

    Current accounts charging a fee have increased by 48% between March 2008 and May 2010, according to new research.

  • Rate change sign
    Last updated: 05/05/2010 - 13:34
    News by Emma Lunn

    New rules will force banks to warn savers about interest rate cuts. Emma Lunn explains and shares her tips for hunting out a better deal

  • Last updated: 05/05/2010 - 13:57
    News by Rachel Lacey

    From banks and credit card providers to insurance companies and lenders, we reveal the financial firms that are in the running for a customer service award in the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2010.