Articles tagged "banks"

  • Tower of cards
    Last updated: 08/05/2013 - 14:31

    Spreading your money out to get full protection is easier said than done, as many separate banks are authorised as the same firm. Moneywise has compiled a list of banks and building societies so you can see how protected your bank is.

  • Home money
    Last updated: 27/11/2008 - 16:00

    As savers increasingly look for the safest home for their cash, some experts are recommending building societies over banks. Rebecca Atkinson asks: are mutuals really safer than banks?

  • George Bush
    Last updated: 14/10/2008 - 16:17

    George Bush has unveiled the details of the $250 billion banking bailout, which will see the US government take stakes in some of the biggest banks on Wall Street.

  • Question
    Last updated: 17/10/2008 - 17:46

    Thank you for all your questions regarding the banking crisis - read our response to your concerns.

  • Icelandic banks
    Last updated: 04/11/2008 - 12:30

    Scammers are believed to be targeting Icesave customers by posing as
    the FSCS and demanding sensitive bank account details.

  • Last updated: 13/10/2008 - 09:29

    Britannia, Britain’s second biggest building society, is in talks with the Co-Operative about a possible merger.

    Last updated: 13/10/2008 - 09:36

    The government is to inject £37 billion into Royal Bank of Scotland, HBOS and Lloyds TSB in a move that part-nationalises three of the biggest banks in the UK.

  • Last updated: 26/11/2008 - 18:06
  • Last updated: 08/10/2008 - 15:55

    Savings bank ING Direct is to buy more than £3 billion of British cash deposits held in Icelandic-owned banks Heritable Bank and Kaupthing Edge.

  • Last updated: 08/10/2008 - 12:19

    Gordon Brown has unveiled a plan to 'rescue' the British banking sector that includes pumping around £50 billion of taxpayers money into the biggest names on the high street.