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Monzo to close prepaid card sign ups this week – users to be migrated to current accounts

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | News

Monzo users are to be contacted and offered access to a new Monzo current account in the next eight weeks, and new sign ups to prepaid cards are set to be closed this week.

Halifax relaunches £125 switching offer – should you move your current account?

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 | News

Halifax has increased its current account switching incentive to £125 as it battles to win new customers.

Read our 10 most popular stories from September 2017

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 | News

Make sure you're up to date with all the latest news, tips and guides by checking out the 10 most popular stories on Moneywise.co.uk in September 2017.

Co-op Group sells remaining Co-op Bank stake

Thursday, 21 September 2017 | News

The Co-operative Group no longer owns any part of the Co-operative Bank after it completed the sale of its remaining stake in the business.

Deal of the week: Free four-year railcard for students

Friday, 15 September 2017 | News

Students can get a free four-year 16-25 Railcard when they open Santander’s 123 Student Current Account.

Starling launches in-app marketplace for financial products: Is this the future of banking?

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 | News

Shoppers will be the first to benefit from the launch of Starling Bank’s new in-app marketplace for financial products, with a rewards provider the first to partner with the challenger bank.

Millennials turn to mobiles to access finances, but is going digital the future?

Monday, 11 September 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Pay with Siri: Barclays launches voice-only payments

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | News

Barclays says it has become the first high street bank to allow account holders to make a payment using Apple’s voice-activated assistant, Siri.

Bank of England to continue using ‘animal fat’ in notes

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Animal products will continue to be used to make the new polymer £5, £10 and £20 notes, the Bank of England has confirmed today.

NatWest and RBS overhaul overdraft charges

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) have become the latest banks to alter their overdraft charging structure.