Current accounts

This week's best current accounts

When it comes to our day-to-day banking, many of us overlook how important it is to have a current account that suits our needs.

Moneywise Best Buys

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Deal of the week: earn £200 for switching your current account

Friday, 23 June 2017 | News

Move your current account to HSBC and stay for a year and you can earn a £200 switching bonus.

Metro Bank named Britain’s most trusted financial provider

Friday, 23 June 2017 | News

Metro Bank has retained its title as Britain’s most trusted financial provider at the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2017.

Best banking apps of 2017

Friday, 23 June 2017 | Article

Smartphone apps are fast becoming the most popular way for customers to interact with their bank, but which ones are genuinely ground-breaking, and how safe are they to use?

Royal Bank of Scotland voted UK’s least trustworthy provider for fourth year

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | News

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has been voted the least trustworthy financial services provider for the fourth year in a row by readers of Moneywise.

Bank of Scotland to cut Vantage interest rate – should you move your current account?

Thursday, 08 June 2017 | News

Bank of Scotland will cut the headline rate offered on its Vantage current account this weekend, so is it time to move your money?

Government sells remaining stake in Lloyds

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 | News

Lloyds Banking Group has now fully returned to private ownership, as the government has today confirmed it’s sold its remaining stake in the Group.

Introductory bonuses drive 57% of current account switches

Monday, 15 May 2017 | News

Introductory offers are the main reason consumers switch their current account to a new provider, reveal the results of a Moneywise poll of 3,000 readers.

I’ve been locked out of my bank account by Barclays

Thursday, 11 May 2017 | Article

This article was written by Moneywise's Fight for your Rights columnist Simon Read in response to a reader’s query.

Have you won Moneywise’s £1,000 prize draw?

Monday, 08 May 2017 | News

Almost 50,000 people voted in the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2017 – and one lucky participant has scooped a £1,000 cash prize.

Deal of the week: locate UK cash machines with free app

Friday, 05 May 2017 | News

Never be left without cash again. A new app has been launched this week, which can locate more than 70,000 cash machines across the UK.