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Barclays customers can now block debit card spending at certain shops

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 | News

Customers of Barclays can now ‘switch off’ debit card spending at certain categories of retailer.

MPs launch inquiry into "astonishing" number of high-street bank IT meltdowns

Friday, 23 November 2018 | News

MPs have launched a new inquiry into the “astonishing” number of IT failures in the financial services sector following a string of recent meltdowns at high-street banks.

Planning a trip abroad? Fight fees with one of these debit cards

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Article

I must admit for my next holiday I am in rather a favourable position. Yes, as I come to you with this column I will be sunning myself quietly by a pool in Cape Town.

Banking meltdown? How not to go into the red

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 | Article

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

New top-rate easy access savings account launched by Nottingham BS - and its rate BEATS Goldman Sachs' Marcus account

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | News

Update: Nottingham Building Society pulled this deal two days after lauch on 31 October.

Contactless payments overtake chip and pin for the first time

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 | News

Contactless transactions have overtaken chip and pin payments for the first time in the UK, according to payment processing company Worldpay.

I tangled myself in a web of mobile finance and it nearly got me in trouble

Friday, 05 October 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

I do everything in my financial life through my mobile phone. From current to savings accounts and credit cards and reward cards, I have turned my money fully digital and I find it makes managing money much easier.

Banks slash cash rewards and switching offers for customers

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | News

Customers looking for a good current account deal will struggle as banks have significantly cut cash rewards and switching offers over the past six months.

Pay day banking headaches as HSBC and TSB mobile apps go down

Friday, 28 September 2018 | News

There was further frustration for bank customers this morning after HSBC and TSB reported problems with their apps.

Goldman Sachs launches market-busting 'Marcus' 1.5% easy access savings account to take on British banks

Thursday, 27 September 2018 | News

Investment bank Goldman Sachs is launching a new bank for British savers with a market-leading interest rate.