Articles tagged "banks"

  • How to switch current account
    Last updated: 07/03/2011 - 12:25
    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 - 09:46
    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 - 15:16
    News

    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 - 19:57
    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 - 12:33
    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 - 14:34
    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 - 14:57
    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.

  • Last updated: 28/04/2010 - 12:44
    News by Emma Lunn

    The FSA has criticised five banks for the way they deal with customer complaints. If you aren't happy with your bank find out what you can do to get your problems fixed.

  • Last updated: 23/04/2010 - 11:39
    News by Emma Lunn

    A new survey has found that banks and building societies are some of the worst providers of customer service as RBS confirms its gets 1,600 complaints a day.

  • Falling houses
    Last updated: 16/04/2010 - 10:06
    Article by Heather Connon

    A perfect storm of falling deposits, a moribund wholesale finance market and reduced remortgaging are hitting UK mutuals where it hurts, writes Heather Connon.