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Banking meltdown? How not to go into the red

IT banking failures are increasingly common, leaving millions of customers locked out of their accounts. In some cases, customers are then falling prey to scammers. Here’s how to protect yourself

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What’s going on at Barclays?

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 | Article

A Moneywise reader has a scare with their current account

Help! The last bank in town has shut

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 | Article

There has been a raft of bank closures across the UK in recent years, leaving many people without ready access to cash. We look at why banks are closing and how it is affecting local communities

Bank IT failures damaging credit scores of thousands of customers

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | News

Bank IT failures are not just proving to be a huge inconvenience for customers, they are also damaging their credit scores, new research shows.

TSB to cut interest rate on Classic Plus Current Account - here are some alternatives

Monday, 08 April 2019 | News

TSB has become the latest bank to slash its current account interest rate.

Nationwide to withdraw its 5% Flex Regular Online Saver

Tuesday, 02 April 2019 | News

Nationwide Building Society is withdrawing its Flex Regular Online Saver as it is not reaching its target market.

NatWest/RBS offer no joy to scam victims

Friday, 22 March 2019 | Article

"I went online and 'Frozen Account' was written across my screen"

I’ve waited months for my TSB compensation

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader still waiting for payment

UK's cash system is on the "verge of collapse" amid fears millions could be left struggling

Wednesday, 06 March 2019 | News

The UK’s cash system is on the “verge of collapse”, with ATM and bank branch closures just “the tip of the iceberg”, a new report reveals.

Millions of savers could be missing out on best rates because they don’t bank online

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | News

Millions of older savers could be missing out on the top interest rates because they don’t bank online.

The day crooks tried to buy £600 of champagne with my debit card

Friday, 01 February 2019 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Even financial journalists can be targeted by fraudsters, as Edmund Greaves has discovered